fall landscaping

Fall Lawn Care Reminders

Fall Lawn Care Reminders

With the end of summer, most folks are relieved and only too happy to put away the mower and rake and hunker down for a long winter season. Smart homeowners, on the other hand, take the opportunity to make the most of the fall season, at least where their lawns are concerned. In the fall,…

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To Rake or To Not Rake; That Is The Question.

To Rake or To Not Rake; That Is The Question.

As fall arrives and leaves turn from green to brown, red, and gold, many homeowners are not sure about raking them off the lawn. All sorts of “experts” have told us to either leave them on the lawn or don’t. So, which is correct? The facts are these: If a heavy layer of in-tact leaves…

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Mulch-What You Need To Know

Mulch-What You Need To Know

Why is the neighbor’s lawn so pristine? Where are the weeds? Why do the beds look almost professionally maintained? The likely answer to these questions is summed up in a word, MULCH. Great! If that’s all it takes, I’ll simply pile on the mulch and the job is done, the problem solved. But wait, not…

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Planting Trees In The Fall

Planting Trees In The Fall

If you are planning to plant trees, choose moderate sized plants that will establish easily; including maple, sycamore, hawthorn and horse chestnut. Pine and spruce should be planted by early October for best results.If you are planting container stock, be sure the plant looks really vibrant and healthy with no off-color or drooping leaves. To…

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