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Landscape management and snow removal tips for commercial properties

Commercial Landscape Service Tip: Pre-Emergent Weed Control for Landscape Beds

Weeds are one of the most unsightly and toughest things to get rid of in a landscape. The key, like many things in lawn maintenance, is to prevent them before they happen.

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Outsourced Grounds Maintenance

What Goes Into Commercial Snow Removal Pricing?

What does our sales and estimating team do when we receive a request for a snow removal bid? We ask questions. And then we ask more questions.Not only does this allow us to create a competitive bid, it benefits you, the Facilities Manager, to be assured you’re receiving a quote on the services you require…at a cost-effective price.

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Commercial Snow Removal

7 Fall Preparation Tips for Commercial Properties in Northeast Ohio

As summer winds down, many people in Northeast Ohio look forward to the fall season. For commercial property managers, fall is the time to help the lawns you manage recover from summer stress.

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Property Enhancements, Commercial Landscaping

Questions to Ask Before You Secure a Commercial Snow Removal Contract

As a Property Manager, you have a big responsibility when it comes to selecting and contracting with a snow removal company for your commercial property.

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Commercial Snow Removal

How to Land a Better Value Commercial Landscaping Bid

If you’re in charge of commercial landscaping for a business, you’ve probably asked for a quote from a service provider once or twice in the course of your job. 

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Ticks Got You Wishing Winter Was Here?

I’m sure by now you’ve heard about the rise in the tick population this year. There are a couple factors that have contributed to this upswing in the population. First, the recent mild winter’s void of snow and ice and prolonged deep freeze periods has extended the lifecycle of the ticks.

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Pests and Diseases

Commercial Landscape Service Tip: Preventing Mulch Fire

There are many reasons for applying a new base of mulch every year. It acts as a barrier helping control weeds, improves the soil’s ability to retain moisture by acting as an insulator and overall mulch aids in the health and vigor of your plant material. 

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What to Consider When Evaluating Commercial Snow Removal Companies

While the rest of us are eating ice cream and cranking up the AC, snow contractors are focusing on a different kind of "cool": they're preparing for the upcoming snow season.

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Commercial Snow Removal

Are You Over-Mulching Your Trees?

Over the past couple of decades landscapers have started a trend of over mulching trees. Although a fresh layer of mulch may look nice sometimes, you could actually be over-mulching your trees causing stress and a decrease in vigor.

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Property Enhancements

Preventing Siding Damage

The growing season is in full swing here in Ohio (finally) so that means that crews will be out and about mowing, pruning, and performing bed maintenance near your building. Nobody is perfect and people make mistakes. 

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Property Enhancements, Outsourced Grounds Maintenance

The Best Lawn Care Program for Weed Control and Fertilization

Turfscape's Lawn Care Program for fertilization and weed control consists of four to six applications, depending on individual property requirements. 

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Property Enhancements, Commercial Landscaping, Outsourced Grounds Maintenance

How To Control Surface Insect Damage


The two most common species of surface insects that can destroy your lawn are billbugs and chinch bugs. The damage occurs typically in the hot summer months when the turf is already stressed out, but can also occur in wet weather.

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Pests and Diseases

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