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Tips For Planting Bulbs to Get Ready For Spring

Tips For Planting Bulbs to Get Ready For Spring

Even if snow still blankets the countryside, it’s not too early to think about planting bulbs for spring. Spring is the ideal time for planting bulbs, or non-hardy bulbs that won’t tolerate cold. Tender bulbs also are known as summer bulbs. Choose these summer bulbs when you want flowers that bloom in summer, adding gorgeous color to flower beds and landscapes. Types of Bulbs to Plant in...
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3 Reasons to Hire Green Acres to Decorate Your Outdoor Private Event

3 Reasons to Hire Green Acres to Decorate Your Outdoor Private Event

Weather will begin to warm and flowers will emerge from their winter slumber in no time. Spring is coming up quickly. Your outdoor event will be here before you know it, too. Now is the time to start planning. We understand how much work goes into planning any outdoor event. The guest lists, the invitations, the program, the music, the food, the seating arrangement, the budget. Here is one thing...
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What is the Best Winter Fertilizer For My Lawn?

What is the Best Winter Fertilizer For My Lawn?

For a large portion of the United States, the winter season typically means snow shoveling and bundling up against the freezing temperature. The mower has been put away and lawn care is the last thing on your mind. However, winter fertilization can help your lawn look lush and healthy when spring arrives. Cool season grasses like Kentucky bluegrass, tall fescue, and perennial ryegrass respond...
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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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