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A Guide to Winter Lawn Care

A Guide to Winter Lawn Care

It may be winter, but that doesn’t mean you can take a break from landscaping. Proper winter lawn care is the first step to having a healthy and attractive yard this coming spring. Due to the unusually frigid temperatures this year, caring for your lawn now is more important than ever. But the good news is that caring for your yard during the winter months is not as difficult as you may...
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Ice and Snow Removal Tips for Winter

Ice and Snow Removal Tips for Winter

Across the northern portions of the United States, snowfall totals can range from inches to feet during the winter season. Many areas also deal with ice, making winter less of a wonderland and more of a nightmare when it comes time for safe and effective snow and ice removal. When hit with heavy snow or ice, it’s essential to know a few removal tips to make easier work of this chore. Snow...
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Different Types of Christmas Trees to Choose from this Holiday

Different Types of Christmas Trees to Choose from this Holiday

Choosing from the huge selection of different types of Christmas trees can feel like an overwhelming task. The last thing you want during the busy holiday season is to worry about picking the right type of tree. Certain tree species are better for heavy ornaments, while others offer good needle retention. From the Colorado Blue spruce to the White pine and Douglas fir, selecting the right...
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How to Winterize Your Sprinkler System

How to Winterize Your Sprinkler System

Landscape sprinklers make watering your lawn a hands-free operation during the warmer months, but that convenience comes with a few hours of work each year to maintain the system properly. If you live in a region of the country where winter temperature drops to below the freezing point, much of this yearly maintenance is getting your system requires ready for the winter to prevent damage. There...
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Learn How To Protect Roses in Winter

Learn How To Protect Roses in Winter

Before the coldest days (and nights) of the year hit, consider how to protect roses in winter. Winterizing a home often extends out into the yard including draining garden hoses and raking up the last of the fallen leaves. For home gardens that bloom with roses, the right winter protection can help keep them safe throughout the harshest seasonal conditions, including a hard freeze. Know Your...
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Happy Holidays from Green Acres Landscape

Happy Holidays from Green Acres Landscape

Please note that our office will be closed during the holidays on the following dates:   November 23, 2017 and November 24, 2017 in observance of Thanksgiving December 25, 2017 and December 26, 2017 in observance of Christmas January 1, 2018 in observance of New Year’s Day We wish you all to spend quality time with your family and friends, and most importantly, to take time for you....
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