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Fall Outdoor Check-List – Lawn Aeration

Once you’ve taken care of your gutter cleaning and are on top of leaf clean-up, consider having your lawn aerated in the fall. Here is some information about lawn aeration to consider.   What is lawn aeration? Aerating your lawn includes poking small holes in the soil so that water, air, and nutrients are able

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Fall Outdoor Check-List: Leaves

Who doesn’t like looking at the beautiful contrast of fall leaves? The red, orange, and yellows make our ordinary commutes to work much more pleasurable. However, as those crisp leaves begin to fall, it creates a problem in our yards. What are we supposed to do with all of those leaves? If you do clean

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Three Reasons To Clean Your Gutters In The Fall

Fall is a great time to have your gutters cleaned. Leaves begin falling, clogging the gutters. Debris from the summer builds-up, keeping rain water from running through freely. This can cause some big problems – both now and in the future. Here are 3 reasons to clean your gutters in the fall. It prevents damage

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Yellow Jackets

Stinging Insects in Your Yard – Part 2

Part 2 of Stinging Insects in your Yard is all about paper wasps, yellow jackets, and baldfaced hornets. These creatures are also important for pollination, just like bees and can also help with pest control in your garden and yard. However, they can also be very dangerous if you stumble into one of their nests.

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Honey Bee

Stinging Insects in Your Yard – Part 1

What is your first reaction when you hear a buzzing insect flying around your head on a warm summer’s day? Do you run the other way? Do you try to kill it? Or do you just ignore it hoping it won’t sting you? Whatever your reaction, it’s important to know what creatures are in your

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Cinch Bugs

3 Common Lawn Pests To Look Out For

Lawn Pests Summer is the perfect time to make happy memories with your family and friends in your backyard. The weather’s warm, there’s plenty of sun, but there are also numerous pests that love to take over your lawn. You can’t always see them – unless you investigate closely, but you can sure see the

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Lawn Care Diseases – Powdery Mildew

Everyone wants a great looking lawn, and we know it’s not fun to talk about lawn diseases, it is important to address if you want the best looking lawn on the block. Here is a common lawn condition and what to do to fix it. Characteristics: Powdery Mildew loves shade and high humidity. It usually

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Lawn Care Diseases – Brown Patch

We all want a nice looking lawn, and although it’s not fun to talk about lawn diseases, it is an important thing to address if you want the best looking lawn on the block. Here is a common lawn condition and what to do to fix it. Brown Patch Characteristics: This disease looks just like

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Four Reasons to Hire Someone Else to Take Care of Your Lawn

Have you always thought it would be nice to have someone else cut your grass, but feel like it is a waste of money? Here are 4 reasons why it might actually make sense to hire someone else to care for your lawn and yard: You have more time to spend with your family doing

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5 Things to Consider Before You Hire a Lawn Care Company

Are you thinking about hiring someone to maintain your lawn? Do the amount of lawn care companies available seem a bit overwhelming? Here are some things to consider to make a more informed and better decision. Do they have insurance? If your lawn care company isn’t insured and there is any type of accident (think

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