I was born and raised in the Deer Park area south of town where I was close to lots of cousins, my grandparents and plenty of friends. I don't think i ever imagined living anywhere else. My wife and I both graduated from the University of Missouri and set roots in rural Columbia with our three boys. Having grown along with Atkins Inc. since June of 2000, I'm proud to be part of an organization that's so deeply rooted in building relationships throughout the community and developing one of the finest groups of experts in the field. We'd love to hear from you at 573-874-5100, or email me at Shaun@atkinsinc.com.

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What the Pros Know: According to Shaun

Preparing for Fall  Who is ready for fall colors of autumn, hoodies and chili? Fall is a very special time in my world. Hopefully, all of you have enjoyed your summer and are ready for a fun fall as well. Here are some things to be thinking about this time of year.  Irrigation:  It’s time […]

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Spring Maintenance

Usually, anyway. In Missouri, the weather is so unpredictable! The weather also very much impacts everything from insect populations to plant health. One thing you can count on as spring heads into summer, though, is that things will start happening in the dynamic, ever-changing environment that is your lawn and landscape.   Critters begin stirring, plants […]

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Summer Is Here!

While some of us dream of barbecues, swimming and basking in the sun, others are dreading the heat, humidity and bugs of a mid-Missouri summer.   With summer upon us, I’m one who looks forward to the sunshine and time spent outdoors and with family. I don’t think much of the humidity though. One thing […]

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