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Stay Safe With These Winter Yard Safety Tips

Winter can be a dangerous time. Emergency room visits escalate during the cold winter months with reports of slips, falls, strains and sprains and even broken bones skyrocketing. According to statistics, more than a million people are treated for slips and falls every year in the U.S. alone. From 1990-2006, nearly 200,000 Americans were treated for […]

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How to Properly Care for Your Christmas Tree

It’s an outing like no other — trudging through the tree lot in search of the perfect Christmas tree. Some people take their annual Christmas tree search very seriously; even claiming that the right tree calls out to them. Whether you scrutinize every tree on the lot or grab the first one that looks good, […]

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How to Winterize Your Irrigation or Sprinkler System

When rainy, cold winters come along, most homeowners know that they should shut off their sprinklers — it just makes sense, right? But managing irrigation in the colder months is more complicated than that. If you don’t take the proper precautions, your sprinkler system could be permanently damaged (which also means trouble for your landscaping). Here’s what […]

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Why you Need to Fertilize Your Lawn Before Winter

Not sure when to fertilize your lawn? Many homeowners know that fertilizer is a good idea in the spring and summer when the lawn is lush and growing, but things get a little hazy when fall and winter arrive. Should you fertilize in the fall? Should you let your grass die out? Fertilizing in fall is […]

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5 Common Landscaping Mistakes You Should Avoid this Fall

Proper landscaping can pull together the look of your home, but messy landscaping can decrease your curb appeal. The fall season presents a unique struggle for homeowners who want a great looking lawn, but don’t know how to care for it properly. By avoiding these common landscaping mistakes this fall, you can ensure a beautiful lawn when […]

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Why You Shouldn’t Mow in the Rain

  Mowing your lawn in the rain is a horrible experience for any homeowner, and in the end, it doesn’t do much for your grass. Residential lawn mowers are not made for wet and slippery conditions; they simply aren’t quick or large enough, and the weight will cause sinking and ripping in any lawn. Homeowners […]

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Fall Cleanup: Why it’s Important for Your Lawn

  Ahhh, the cool, crisp mornings of autumn have arrived. It’s finally time to sit back and relax. But wait! Your lawn needs some special attention right now. If you don’t take the time now to prepare it for winter, you’ll regret it next spring. Why Fall Lawn Maintenance is Important You’ve worked hard to […]

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Choosing the Right Grass Seed for Your Lawn

  Having a lush, green lawn is a goal that many homeowners strive for. While proper lawn care, including planting, aerating, weeding, fertilizing, overseeding, aeration, mowing and edging are essential elements for keeping your lawn looking great, choosing the right grass seed for your location is crucial to creating a beautiful lawn. Types of Grass Seed The majority of […]

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How Overseeding Can Help Create a Beautiful Lawn

  Does your lawn look more brown than green? Is it completely failing in places, leaving ugly bald spots? This is a common problem that many homeowners encounter due to a variety of factors, including insect infestation, overly compacted soil, too much shade, damage from dog urine and heavy foot traffic. However, overseeding is the solution your lawn […]

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Why Do I Need to Aerate My Lawn?

  When it comes to enhancing your home’s curb appeal, it’s hard to beat the value of a beautiful lawn. To achieve green turf that will be the envy of your neighborhood, your lawn requires basic lawn care such as mowing, watering and fertilizing. Additionally, in order to ensure that nutrients reach the soil below your grass, […]

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