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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What Can I Do for My Flowerbeds During the Fall and Winter?

Many flowerbeds that were beautiful during the spring and summer turn into dull wastelands full of dead and dying plants during the fall and winter. If the majority of the plants in your flowerbeds are annuals, they will die off once the cooler weather arrives. This can leave your flowerbeds looking messy and sad. What options do you have for creating a flowerbed that still looks beautiful throughout the fall and spring? You can clean it out so it does not look cluttered with plant debris. In addition, you can add in plants that provide year-round visual interest.

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Lawn Care Tips as Summer Heads into Fall

Summer is an exciting time of year for many reasons. The kids are out of school and many families choose to take vacations during the summer months. Summer also comes with a few downsides including intense heat and your lawn’s seemingly constant need for attention. As summer heads into fall you may be looking forward to getting a break from your lawn care duties. You will eventually get a break but it is not quite time to put your lawn mower up for a long winter’s nap. In order to keep your lawn healthy as summer heads into fall you need to keep mowing regularly, continue to provide consistent nutrition, and start planning for the changes that the new season will bring.

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