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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What are the Biggest Threats to a Healthy Landscape?

A healthy landscape is something that you can enjoy day in and day out. It is nice to look at and can provide a place for your family to play. Unfortunately, many homeowners find it extremely difficult to establish and maintain a healthy landscape. There are a number of threats that can sabotage the health of your yard. These threats include neglect, weeds, pests, and lack of nutrition. Addressing these issues will help you get and maintain the landscape you want.

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Is There Anything I Can Do for My Lawn as We Move Toward Winter?

As we move toward winter the list of things you have to do each day to care for your yard will decrease. Weed growth will slow and eventually stop. Your grass will go into a dormant phase and you can pack away the lawnmower for a bit. Most of the plants in your garden will not survive once the cold moves in. You can take several lawncare tasks off your to-do list for the winter weekends but that does not mean you should completely neglect your lawn as winter approaches. In fact, there are three proactive tasks that you can do as we move toward winter to maximize the health and well-being of your lawn.

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Prep Your Flowerbeds This Fall for the Coming Spring

The fall is a great time to prep your flowerbeds for the coming spring. Yardwork starts to slow down as the cooler fall weather moves in and it can create space in your schedule to do some prep work on your flowerbeds. You can start preparing your flowerbeds for the coming spring by developing a plan, creating a clean slate, and keeping debris under control during the fall.

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Habits That Will Keep Your Yard Looking Good

A great looking yard can be a source of pride and enjoyment. A neglected yard, on the other hand, can cause stress and dread because it represents a long list of tasks that remain undone. In order to keep your yard looking good – and avoid letting lawn tasks accumulate – you need to develop a few habits. Habits that will keep your yard looking good include pulling weeds, killing off pests, and preventing disease.

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