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The Importance of Summer Containers on Your Commercial Property

Though hard to believe in the Northeast Ohio area, summer is in fact just around the corner, which means it’s time for commercial landscaping companies to plant summer annuals.

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Commercial Landscaping, Property Enhancements

What Commercial Landscaping Companies Do in Winter to Plan for Spring

Winter can be a dull season for landscapers. They anticipate snowfall and jump at the first flake to plow and shovel, but when the snow is on hiatus they have a lot of down time.

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Commercial Landscaping, Winter Grounds Maintenance

What to Consider When Evaluating Grounds Maintenance Companies

The criteria that commercial landscaping companies use to assess their work and employees comes as second nature to them.

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Commercial Landscaping, Outsourced Grounds Maintenance

Commercial Landscape Maintenance Predictions and Trends for 2018

As a commercial Facility Manager, you’re likely finalizing your budget for 2018 and looking ahead to next year.

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Commercial Landscaping, Outsourced Grounds Maintenance

7 Ways Landscape Maintenance Companies Can Reduce Your Property's Carbon Footprint

The industrial and digital revolutions have been great for humankind. But they have come at a cost: our collective carbon footprint.

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Commercial Landscaping, Campus Landscaping, Outsourced Grounds Maintenance

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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Commercial Landscaping, Property Enhancements

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, Outsourced Grounds Maintenance, Commercial Landscaping

Infographic: Curb Appeal for Commercial Properties

Your business's curb appeal sets the tone for visitors to your property. Unsightly grounds negatively impact your business. Clean-cut turf and bright, colorful flowers on the outside mirror what your company has to offer on the inside. 

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Commercial Landscaping, Outsourced Grounds Maintenance, Property Enhancements

The Best Time to Plant in Northeast Ohio

Over the years I have been asked on numerous occasions “When is the best time to plant?” But in order to answer this correctly, I must know if you are installing annuals, perennials, shrubs or trees. Everyone has heard from their grandparents that the rule of thumb for summer annuals is not to plant them before Mother’s Day. In my experience, I feel that even that is too early and advise installing summer annuals closer to Memorial Day to avoid the risk of frost. Anytime the ground is workable, meaning not frozen and the temperature is above freezing, you can install most perennials, shrubs and trees. Since summer planting is not the greatest idea, the question now becomes “spring or fall?”

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Commercial Landscaping, Property Enhancements

The Complete Commercial Lawn Care Checklist for Spring

Your grounds in winter probably look nothing like your grounds in summer!

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Commercial Landscaping, Property Enhancements, Outsourced Grounds Maintenance

How to Protect Plants at Risk for Winter Burn

Great plant, tree, and shrub maintenance doesn’t cease when the ground freezes. It’s a common misnomer that all plants, grasses, shrubs and trees hibernate throughout the winter. While most plants enter a state of dormancy in the cold winter months, some don’t. Because these plants aren’t completely dormant, they often struggle to survive

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Campus Landscaping, Commercial Landscaping, Outsourced Grounds Maintenance

Quick Tips for Fall and Spring Landscape Beautification

Summer is the season of the lush colorful blooms we all love, but the changing of the seasons doesn’t necessarily mean sacrificing color and beauty in your landscapes.

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Campus Landscaping, Commercial Landscaping

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