5 Tips to Keep Your Fescue Alive in the South

Let’s face it – most of us in the south have a love-hate relationship with fescue. On one hand, you have to have it if you have any sort of shade in your lawn because most southern turf grasses don’t tolerate shade. On the other hand, it’s so hard to get it established and make … Read more

Interview with a local real estate expert: How a healthy lawn improves your curb appeal while selling

Curb appeal interview Jimmy Hughes

We recently interviewed Jimmy Hughes, Broker Owner of JMR Realty Oklahoma. Jimmy works with both buyers and sellers, and has listed over 67 properties to date since opening his brokerage in early 2021. Jimmy shares his expertise on selling a home in OKC, and why proper lawn maintenance is a must. Let’s talk about lawn care … Read more

Why do you spray for weeds when summer is almost over?

Green grass lawn in Oklahoma City

Whats the deal with all these lawn treatments? To most people, weed control and fertilizer is confusing and mysterious. But it’s actually pretty simple: What treatment should I put on my yard this time of year? So when we’re spraying your lawn in September and October – yeah, there may be a weed or two … Read more

What Is the Average Teacher Salary in Oklahoma City?

Teacher teaching kindergarten classroom

Oklahoma City teachers are paid on average between $42,000 and $72,000 annually, according to Salary.com. However, ZipRecruiter reports lower numbers, between $22,000 and $42,000 per year. However, according to numerous rankings, Oklahoma teachers are among the lowest paid in the U.S. After 10 years of budget cuts, Oklahoma teachers struggled to convince lawmakers to increase their salaries and provide them with more resources.  … Read more

Sylvester Stallone Caught in OKC Face-Down in Lawn Near Wheeler District

Sylvester Stallone in Tulsa with Willis Lawn Care

OKLAHOMA CITY – A late-Spring heat wave appeared to be too much for the film icon, or so it seemed. Stallone is currently in Oklahoma City shooting the Tulsa King TV series. An Oklahoma City man, Marcus Broomstalk was jogging yesterday afternoon near Wheeler District when what appeared to be a distressed man crawling through a lawn caught his … Read more

When to Fertilize Your Lawn in Oklahoma

Hands Holding Lawn Fertilizer

Proper fertilization is key to a thriving lawn.  Giving your grass the nutrients it needs can help it stay healthy throughout the harsh and unpredictable Oklahoma seasons. However, timing plays a vital role in successfully fertilizing your lawn. Fertilizing at the wrong time can be a waste of resources or even have negative side effects … Read more

Empathizing With Class A Property Managers

Oklahoma City skyline

Class A property managers are some of the most aspirational, proactive and accomplished business people I know. These character traits are crucial to successfully managing and preserving Class A assets. Progress and improvement are their goals and their pain points are anything that stand in the way of these goals. Over the years of working with property … Read more

A New Era for Oklahoma Tornadoes

Weednado Weed Tornado in Oklahoma City

Oklahoma City – Tornado season has officially begun in Oklahoma. Now is the time to evaluate severe weather plans with your family. However, beginning May 2021, we’ll see behavior change in some tornadoes. Next month begins a new era of weather for Oklahomans. We’ve all heard the stories of the house completely flattened with the … Read more

Chesapeake Arena Officially Renamed

Chesapeake Arena as Willis Lawn Services

OKLAHOMA CITY – Less than a day after announcing the search for a new naming rights partner, the Oklahoma City Thunder announced Tuesday a newly formed partnership with Oklahoma City based Willis Lawn Services. “Willis has brought a lot of green to the city in the way of lawns over the last 12 years, and we’re so proud … Read more

Bernie Sanders Regrets Not Hiring Willis – Mitten Consolation

Bernie Sanders meme with mittens sitting on lawn

OKLAHOMA CITY – So many have wondered about the disappointed look on Bernie Sander’s face on Inauguration Day. Bernie is long known for spending time at his Heritage Hills vacation home in Oklahoma City. When asked “Why Oklahoma?” in an exclusive interview in 2018 with The Lost Ogle, Bernie responded “Let me just say this, there’s … Read more

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