What is the Best Time of Day to Mow the Lawn?

 

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Creating a lush, healthy lawn is more difficult than it looks. While grass seems to grow anywhere, cultivating a thick lawn requires excellent care. One of the factors that can impact the grass health in your lawn is mowing. How frequently the grass is cut and even the time of day when its cut can…

How Long Does Grass Seed Last?

 

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Does your lawn need reseeding or are you ready to plant a new lawn on your property? If you are going to grow new grass, you will need to invest in grass seed. Before you get started on your landscaping project, you may have some questions about using old grass seed and you may wonder…

When Does Grass Stop Growing Each Year?

 

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Grass seems to grow fast during the spring, summer and early fall– within a day or two after mowing, the blades already seem longer. However, grass does not grow at this speed year-round, even in climates without harsh winters. When does grass stop growing and when is it time to stop mowing each year? The…

How to Get Rid of Squirrels – 10 Tips

 

A squirrel climbing down a tree in the yard.

Not everyone enjoys sharing their property with squirrels. While some people invite these bushy-tailed rodents into their yard with squirrel feeders, many other home and property owners want to know how to get rid of squirrels. Squirrels can be pests and may even cause serious damage to your home or property. When squirrels stay outside,…

7 Landscape Services for Spring

 

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Spring is a busy time when it comes to maintaining your landscaping. This can be the opportune time to hire a landscaping service to help improve the beauty of your outdoor space. Here are seven one-time landscape services that can save you time this spring when you hire a professional. Yard cleanup. Before you can…

Spruce Up Your Yard with Seasonal Flowers and Plants

 

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Bright colors can enhance the beauty of your yard and what better way to bring color than with flowers and plants? Blues, reds, yellows and purples can make a color splash across your yard when the right flowers and plants are in place. If you want your yard to be bright and colorful all year…

Patios Vs Decks: Which is Right for Your Home?

 

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Every home should have a patio or deck for an enjoyable outdoor living space. If you are creating a new backyard, you need to decide whether a patio or deck is best your needs. Both offer pros and cons – the right choice comes down to your preferences. Here are the basics on both patios…

5 Benefits of Lawn Grading

 

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The grade of your lawn can have a big impact on your property. The wrong grade or uneven lawns can cause problems and impact your landscaping, home and property value. Lawn grading can correct issues with your lawns surface, protecting your investment in your home and property. Here are five benefits that can be gained…

Landscaping Options to Save on Water Use

 

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Are your water bills high during the summer months due to irrigation for your landscaping? Or maybe you just want to protect the environment by using less water? Whatever your reason, if you want to save on water use for your landscaping, there are options that will still allow you to have a beautiful yard…

Is Sod the Right Choice for Your Lawn?

 

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If you have a sparse lawn that needs help or if you are landscaping a new home, sod is an option for creating a new lawn. You may wonder whether sod is the best choice or if seeding is a better for your budget. While sod is initially more expensive than seeding, there are some…