2021

  • Compost versus Topsoil in Your Yard

    Topsoil and compost are both components of quality garden and lawn soil. Understanding the differences and when to use each can help you grow a healthier yard. Topsoil Basics At its most basic, topsoil refers to the top few inches of soil in the yard. This layer tends to have a higher organic material content because this is where most rooting, plant growth, and microbial activity occurs within the soil. It is the layer where decaying leaves release nutrients and where worms and other soil life forms are most active.
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  • Tree Surrounds — Why Avoid Them And What To Do Instead

    A tree adds charm, texture, and structure to any landscape. But the tree itself can cause some logistical challenges when landscaping around it. Many people opt for tree surrounds — a tightly planted ring of color or greenery around the base of the tree — to make it more attractive. But should you use a tree surround? And if not, what alternatives may be better choices? Here's what you need to know.
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  • 2 Reasons to Hire a Tree Service to Prune Your Trees

    If you have a lot of trees that you love but are overgrown and not looking their best, you want to do what you can to make sure that they are looking as good as possible. One way to do that is to work with a tree service and have them come prune your trees for you. There are several reasons why you should hire pruning services instead of trying to do it yourself.
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  • Scheduling Landscaping Stone Delivery for the Phases of Hardscaping Projects

    If you are planning hardscaping projects, you are probably going to need a lot of landscaping stones. The problem is that you may not have enough room for all the materials you need. Therefore, you are going to need to schedule the deliveries throughout the different phases of the project. The following landscaping stone information will help you schedule the delivery of materials for the different phases of your projects:
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  • 3 Reasons To Schedule Lawn Maintenance As Spring Arrives

    Scheduling for lawn maintenance is an essential step of getting ready for warmer weather. With spring quickly arriving, you need to focus on what updates you can make to the landscaping. Rather than overspend and feel frustrated with how the lawn looks or how demanding it can be to get into shape on your own, you'll need to see what you can expect through having lawn maintenance done. Plan for New Flowers, Shrubs, and Trees
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  • 4 Types Of Commercial Landscaping Services

    If your business has a nice lawn and yard area, you will need to keep it looking nice to maintain the overall curb appeal of your business. You may not have the time required to take care of the landscaping and run your business, which is where hiring a commercial landscaping service can prove valuable to your business. #1: Landscape Maintenance  The first type of commercial landscaping you can pay for is landscape maintenance.
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  • Insight To Install And Keep A Healthy Sod Lawn

    A lawn is a great way that you can improve the quality and appearance of your yard's landscaping. It adds cooling relief in the summer and provides a soft turf where your children and pets can play safely. However, when you are preparing to lay a sod lawn, there are some tasks you should do before, during, and after its installation to make sure it is a success. Here are some tips and insight to get a healthy lawn and keep it maintained for many years of enjoyment.
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