• Grass Seed in a bag (dormant seeding)
    November 1, 2018

    Dormant Seeding Omaha Organics Lawn Care is now scheduling dormant seeding. Dormant seeding is the 2nd best time of the year for establishing cool-season grasses. Seeding can be done any time after soil temperatures are about 40F in order to guarantee no germination until next spring. Seeding between Thanksgiving and St. Patricks’ Day is a good rule of thumb. Timing, soil preparation, species and seeding […]

  • Purslane
    July 2, 2018

    Purslane Purslane or Portulaca oleracea is an annual succulent that is one of the most common species of weeds in the world. They look like a tangled wild mess of reddish stems and dark green leaves that grow in all directions. This plant is also referred to as duckweed, fatweed, pigweed, and pursley. This succulent is a fast spreading, annual that grows throughout North America […]

  • Japanese Beetle
    June 18, 2018

    Japanese Beetle The Japanese beetle is a common species of beetle originating in Japan. They were introduced to the United States in 1916, after being accidentally brought into New Jersey. Unlike Japan, where Japanese beetles have natural predators, in the US they tend to feed off of whatever plants they wish. Adults emerge in June, July, and August. They feed off of over 300 […]

  • Yellow Nutsedge
    June 14, 2018

    Yellow Nutsedge Yellow nutsedge has been spotted in Omaha as of April 21, 2018, about a month earlier then normal.  Yellow nutsedge (Cyperus esculentus) is a common, persistent, and troublesome weed in lawns and landscapes in Nebraska. This is especially true from Kearney (NE) east into Iowa. Yellow nutsedge is a problem in lawns because of rapid growth during the summer months, a upright […]

  • Neem Oil Products

    Neem Oil Spring is finally here! It’s finally time to enjoy the warmth from the sun, the green grass, green trees, and bugs. Wait a minute! Did we say bugs?! Along with joys of spring, come these pesky critters. How do we get rid of these harassing things? The answer is Neem Oil. Here at Omaha Organics, we seek the safest alternatives to take […]

  • EverWild Logo

    About Kyle Johnson Kyle Johnson is the owner and founder of EverWild Greenspaces. Stemming from his childhood love of the outdoors, Kyle was drawn to a career in horticulture at an early age. While growing up in rural eastern Nebraska, his first job was working for his aunt and uncle who raised pheasants and other gamebirds. Outside of work and school, much of Kyle’s free time […]

  • Everwild Greenspace

    EverWild Greenspaces At EverWild Greenspaces we believe that every landscape has the potential to look beautiful, be low-maintenance, and have a positive impact on the environment. Whether it’s curb appeal to would-be buyers or a pleasant view from your kitchen table, visual appeal is a high priority. Trees create structure and define space. Colorful perennials offer waves of seasonal vibrancy. A meandering flagstone foot […]

  • Omaha Health Expo
    February 23, 2018

    Omaha Organics is excited to join the 11th Annual Omaha Health Expo! About Omaha Organics Omaha Organics realizes that going green is not just a fad, it’s the future. Our staff of experienced turf specialists bring their extensive knowledge of lawn products and maintenance strategies to every property. We are thrilled to share information on our natural nutrient products. Our products are safe for everyone, […]

  • Earth Day 2018
    February 21, 2018

    Earth Day 2018 Earth Day 2018 is held on April 21, 2018 at Elmwood Park from 11 am – 6 pm. Come visit Omaha Organics Booth for Earth Day 2018. We’d love to share with you how we provide safe, natural and earth friendly products for your soil. This fun, informative, free event features exhibit booths, children’s activities, demonstrations and short speaker sessions, plus […]

  • DIY Programs

    Do It Yourself Products In 2008 (14 years after we entered this industry), we developed our own product line.  It took two years of diligent testing and research to perfect our own brand of all natural, safe fertilizers. In 2014, Omaha Organics expanded its product offerings by becoming a Pure Elements dealer/distributor, and in 2015 we expanded and became a Calcium Products Inc. dealer/distributor.  […]

  • Earth Day logo
    January 5, 2017

    Earth Day Omaha 2017 Earth Day Omaha is April 22, 2017 at Elmwood Park. Come Join Omaha Organics at our Earth Day booth. The free event features exhibit booths, children’s activities, demonstrations and short speaker sessions, plus live music from top local bands and food from area vendors. All activities are designed to educate and inspire attendees to live green and healthy at home and […]

  • Emerald Ash Borer EAB
    June 8, 2016

    Emerald Ash Borer After years of warning, the Emerald Ash Borer beetle, or EAB for short, has been officially reported here in Omaha, Nebraska. Unfortunately, this unwelcome guest will start killing the 44 million ash trees in the Omaha and surrounding communities, as it has done in other communities in the Midwest.  Here are some facts about the Emerald Ash Borer, so that you can protect your beloved trees in […]

  • Yellow Woodsorrel
    May 23, 2016

    Yellow Woodsorrel Our last post talked about the clover-like Black Medic weed and how to take care of it. This time, we’d like to talk about another clover-like weed that may be giving you more headaches than good luck.] Yellow Woodsorrel (also known as pickle plant, sour grass, or lemon clover) is an opportunistic weed that starts showing up after spring problems like insects […]

  • Black Medic
    May 20, 2016

    Black Medic Black medic is germinating everywhere! As things heat up and you start inviting friends out to barbeque, you might be noticing this pesky clover-like weed popping up in your lawn and gardens. It’s around this time that black medic—sometimes called yellow trefoil, nonesuch, or hop clover—starts becoming a problem in certain lawns and gardens. It’s usually an annual but sometimes can stick around for […]

  • Alfalfa vs. Alfalfa vs Alfalfa
    May 15, 2016

    Why is our Alfalfa Fertilizer better? Not all alfalfa fertilizer products are created equal. It can be difficult to compare the quality of alfalfa turf products because straight alfalfa meal varies widely. Over the years, we tested many products including straight alfalfa. The results were subpar. That’s why it took three years to find the right formulation that would give us the results we […]

  • Ted and Wally's
    March 30, 2016

    Ted and Wally’s Ice Cream Supports Omaha Organics with Spring Flavors Think green, go green and be green in 2016 by eating ice cream, and supporting two local businesses! During the month of April, buy any quart sized flavor of ice cream at Ted and Wally’s and 100 percent of the proceeds will go toward Omaha Organic’s turf fertilizer research projects. Be sure to […]

  • Creeping Charlie
    September 5, 2015

    Creeping Charlie Let’s talk about Creeping Charlie, a weed that might be plaguing your yard. Creeping Charlie is a plant that may also be known as creeping Jenny, gill-on-the-ground, and ground ivy. Cultivated versions of this plant have been used for hanging basket decorations. Creeping Charlie has bright green oval-shaped leaves with scalloped edges. These leaves are about ¾ to 1 inch wide but […]

  • Sharp lawn mower blade
    June 24, 2015

    Keep Your Mower Blades Sharp So, you’ve got the perfect lawnmower. Push mower or riding, your choice, but either way it’s yours and you love using it, hopefully. You think it’s perfect. Yet there may be a simple step in lawn and lawnmower care that you’re forgetting that has a drastic effect on your lawn: keeping your mower blades sharp. Dull Blades vs. Sharp […]

  • Birds and the bees
    May 10, 2015

    Birds and the Bees Did you know that the birds and the bees are both on the decline? Bees Pollen on a honey bee Many people are aware of the so-called Colony Collapse Disorder, but a researcher at the University of Guelph in Ontario, Canada has found a probable suspect in the declining honey bee population. Bee populations have been falling by 30% to 40% […]

  • Pesticide Myths
    April 27, 2015

    Pesticide Myths Spring is here and part of many people’s regimen for taking care of their garden and lawn might include pesticides. Now seems like the perfect time to dispel some of the pesticide myths to keep your lawn, pets, and family safe. Pesticide Myth #1: Pesticides are carefully tested before being sold. You would expect a product to be tested for safety before […]

  • Lawn History
    April 8, 2015

    Lawn History A little lawn history? Did you know that the word “lawn” comes from a Celtic word Llan or Luan meaning an enclosed piece of land? Lawns, as we have come to know them, most likely had their beginnings as grassy areas kept separate from crop fields. These enclosed pastures were used as grazing areas for livestock. In Europe, during the 1500’s, large […]

  • Pesticide Pollution
    April 2, 2015

    Pesticide Pollution Recently we witnessed another lawn company applying a synthetic pre emergent fertilizer to a residential property, and leave without cleaning the sidewalks. The problem here is that the excess fertilizer will wash into neighbors yards, or into the street during the next rain and then can pollute waterways. There was a time when pesticides were a staple for a healthy, pest-free lawn. […]

  • Composting Pile
    March 31, 2015

    What Is Composting? We’ve talked before about the value of organic matter in your lawn or garden’s soil. A key way to add organic matter to your lawn or garden is by composting. Composting can be an inexpensive way to help your lawn, but there is a science to it beyond saving your leftover food scraps in a compost pile. Compost is a natural mixture comprised […]

  • NPK Fertilizer
    March 20, 2015

    NPK, What’s In The Fertilizer Bag? Choosing the proper fertilizer is an important step in taking care of your lawn. Each fertilizer bag comes with a label, and each fertilizer label has an important series of numbers called the NPK. Knowing how to read a fertilizer label is the key to picking the correct fertilizer. The three numbers you see on a fertilizer label […]

  • Crabgrass
    March 19, 2015

    What is Crabgrass? Crabgrass has an annual life cycle, which means any crabgrass present in lawns last year is dead, and the only way for crabgrass to appear this year is by seeds germinating into new plants. Crabgrass seed will start to germinate when soil temperatures get close to 55 degrees F and stay there for several consecutive days. Crabgrass likes full sun, thinner […]

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