COVID-19 CLOSURE

COVID-19 CLOSURE

To our valued customers 

COVID-19 CLOSURE 

During these times of uncertainty, our hearts and thoughts are with all individuals who have been affected by the Coronavirus (COVID-19). With breaking news about COVID-19 constantly developing, our goal has been to maintain the best possible service while protecting the health of our associates and the community. 

To demonstrate our support of the efforts underway to contain the spread of the virus, we are closing Prairie Lawn and Garden on Saturday, March 28th as per the notice from our Governor, Tim Walz. Currently the expected closure is from March 28th- April 10th. 

We realize the impact our store closure has on our employees and customers, but the health and safety of our customers and employees is our top priority.  We hope that you exercise caution and safety through these unprecedented times.  By closing for the next two weeks we hope to see the curve flatten and we can begin to celebrate and enjoy the wonders of spring in Minnesota. 

We will post updates on our website www.prairielawnandgarden.com as we approach our re-opening date. 

Thank you for your business. Stay safe and healthy. 

Patty and Tom 

Co-owners, Prairie Lawn and Garden 

To our valued customers: Update Store Hours

To our valued customers: Update Store Hours

During these times of uncertainty, our hearts and thoughts are with all individuals who have been affected by the coronavirus (COVID-19). As the situation with COVID-19 evolves, we want to make you aware of the steps Prairie Lawn and Garden is taking to continue to serve you. We appreciate the trust you place in us and are taking precautionary steps to ensure the safety and well-being of our team, clients, and communities.

Even though we all need to make changes and take precautions to minimize the impact of this virus, “daily life” will continue. Prairie Lawn and Garden is open to help you prepare for the upcoming spring season. As Minnesotans we know spring will arrive sometime, whether it’s March, April or May.

How can Prairie Lawn and Garden help?

  • Call our store at 952-937-2100. We can help with parts you may need or answer questions regarding our repair services. Our staff can also answer questions regarding new equipment features and benefits.
  • Drive to our store and call us when you are in the parking lot. We can write up your service repairs, take the bench fee and unload your equipment as you wait in your vehicle.
  • Visit out location at 15916 West 78th Street (Highway 5). Our staff is ready to look up parts, write up service orders and show available lawn equipment. We have increased the frequency of cleaning our public areas and marked our floors for the 6 foot social distance.
  • Call for a pick up and delivery appointment at 952-937-2100. We will bring your equipment to our repair shop to service or repair anything needed for the start of the spring season.

Want to research new equipment for the 2020 season? Visit the manufacturer websites to see all of the available models:
The Toro Company: www.toro.com
The Echo Company: www.echo-usa.com
The Simplicity Company: www.simplicitymfg.com
We will continue with our winter hours until April 15th
Monday-Friday 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
Saturday 8:30am – NOON pm

Thank you for your business. Stay healthy and stay safe.

Patty and Tom
Co-owners, Prairie Lawn and Garden

Think Spring!

Think Spring!

5 Essential Spring Lawn Mower Maintenance Tips:

1: Check the Spark Plug. A clean spark plug is key for your lawn mower to run properly. A dirty spark plug, or one that is loose, will cause your mower to run poorly, be difficult to start, waste fuel, and not cut smoothly. A burned-out spark plug means that your mower won’t start at all.

2: Change the Oil. Mowers need oil changes just like cars, and spring is the perfect time to take this step. To keep your mower’s engine protected, change the oil at least once a year or after each 50 hours of use. Regular motor oil is not the same as small engine oil. Make sure you are using the correct kind and oil weight.

3: Replace the Air Filter. Help your engine breathe easy. Your mower’s air filter can become dirty and clogged, and this will put extra strain on the engine and keep it from running correctly. Check often through out your mowing season.

4: Sharpen the Blade. Also, your mower can’t cut your lawn well without a sharp blade. Remove the spark plug wire for safety, and then use a wrench to remove the blade. Check your owner’s guide for proper way to remove blade. Bring in your blade and Prairie Lawn and Garden will sharpen lawn mower blades.

5: Clean the Deck. Your mower’s underside, can become clogged with grass and debris that can interfere with its ability to run correctly and lead to corrosion. A dirty mower deck can even become a vector to spread plant diseases around your property. Clean your mower’s deck each spring and mid-season to prevent issues.

Remember anytime you work on your lawn equipment, to disconnect the spark plug and wear safety equipment.

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