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8 Reasons to Aerate & Overseed Your Lawn

Lawns in Northeast Ohio can suffer from the brutality of the area's sporadic weather. A dry and hot summer causes grass roots to become stressed from trying to maintain moisture and nutrients.

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Commercial Landscaping, Campus Landscaping

Freshen Up Your Planting Beds with Mulch Cultivation

Looking for a way to freshen up your planting beds, but not spend as much money out of your budget as a full mulch application? Mulch cultivation might just be your solution. Cultivating the planting beds on your property not only improves the overall appearance, but also aids in the long-term health of the investment you made in your plant material. This is how:

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Commercial Landscaping, Campus Landscaping

The Best Mulch for Your Landscaping Needs

There are many reasons for applying a new base of mulch every spring. Mulch primarily aids in the overall health and vigor of the plant material by acting as an insulator (improving the soil's ability to retain moisture) and as a barrier, assisting in the control of weeds.

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Commercial Landscaping, Campus Landscaping

5 Tips for Commercial Property Curb Appeal

Do you manage a commercial property or properties? Have you noticed that the outside of your facilities are starting to look a little shoddy? One of the most important factors in evaluating a property’s value is curb appeal.

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Commercial Landscaping

Bed Edging: The Right Way!

Proper edging around trees and flower beds keeps grass from penetrating a garden and gives properties a clean, beautiful look. Neatly-edged tree beds and garden beds cleanly separate mulch and grass, making sure that they both stay where they belong. The effect that bed edging has on the overall look of a landscape can be amazing!

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Commercial Landscaping, Campus Landscaping

What You Should Know About Annual Displays

Nothing makes a property more beautiful and fitting with the season quite like the installation of color annuals. An “annual” is a plant that completes its cycle of growing within a single season -- that is, it matures from a seed to a flower in a relatively short amount of time. Each season has its own specific annuals that are best suited to the temperature.

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Commercial Landscaping, Campus Landscaping

What To Know About Dormant Pruning

Dormant pruning relies on the same principles of maintenance pruning except that the plant is pruned while dormant to reduce stress to the plant. Dormant pruning is often more aggressive, with larger cuts being made to create more vigorous growth in the spring, which leads to a healthier shrub or tree.

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Commercial Landscaping, Campus Landscaping

Solve Your Canadian Geese Problems

Geese are the bane of many property owners across Ohio. They can destroy lawns, deface property with droppings, and are sometimes dangerous to motorists when they wander into roads. Here are a few facts about Canadian Geese that you might not have known:

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Commercial Landscaping, Campus Landscaping

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