Caring for Your Shrubs Through the Spring and Summer

Each element of your yard has unique needs. The needs of your grass are much different than the needs of the trees in your yard. And, each of those elements have varying needs depending on the time of year. In order to get the landscape that you want, you must provide the specific type of care that each unique element requires. Shrubs are a part of your landscape that need a specific type of care. Keep reading to learn about caring for your shrubs through the spring and summer. 

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4 Tips for Keeping Weeds out of your Yard All Season Long

Weeds can be a nightmare if you are working hard to get a yard that is healthy and looks good. Weeds have shallow root systems which means that they can pop up quickly and spread throughout your yard. They grow faster than grass and often spring up between regular mowing sessions.  If you want to keep your yard looking good you have to take action and deal with the weeds when they pop up. This cycle of mowing and then having weeds pop up can be very frustrating. Fortunately, there are some tips that you can follow to keep weeds out of your yard all season long.

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Is January Too Early to Prep My Yard for Spring?

Timing is important when it comes to planting new grass, a flower garden, or a vegetable garden. Start too early and you risk losing your grass or plants to a late freeze. Wait too long and your plants may not have time to completely mature. The ideal window of time for getting your yard to look the way you want is relatively small. Because of this, it is a great idea to start prepping your yard for spring long before the time for planting, growing, and mowing arrives.

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3 Reasons You Should Invest in Vegetation Control This Winter

As winter approaches many homeowners start to put the care of their property much lower on their priority list. The fact that grass and other types of vegetation go dormant makes it easy to forget that your acreage still needs some attention. In fact, the fall and winter are great times to invest in preventative care for your land. For example, you can invest in vegetation control during the winter and save yourself time in the spring, avoid the negative consequences that come with overgrowth, and enjoy the benefits that come with a weed-free property.

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Is Fall a Good Time to Deal with Tree Overgrowth?

Tree overgrowth can cause serious problems for your tree and potentially your home and family. Overgrowth can hide problem areas and allow disease or pest activity to continue for an extended period of time before you take notice. Skipping out on regular pruning can also result in branches that get overloaded and weighed down. Overgrowth can lead to branches that are hanging over your house and hide branches that have died off. All of these issues make it more likely that limbs/branches will fall and damage your house or hurt someone in your family. You need to make time to deal with tree overgrowth in order to maintain the health of your tree and protect both your property and the people on it. If you have been putting off dealing with tree overgrowth, fall is a good time to begin.

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