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Leaf Clean Up: How to Best Handle The Falling Autumn Leaves

Leaf Clean Up: How to Best Handle The Falling Autumn Leaves

Leaf clean up in the fall often seems never-ending, especially when your yard is filled with trees. A mature oak tree can have as many 225,000 to 500,000 leaves — and that’s just one tree. The more trees on your property, the more leaves that fall each autumn. To tackle the time-consuming chore of leaf clean up, it’s important to have a plan. Leaf Clean Up: Rake, Blow, or Mow Leaf...
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7 Easy and Affordable Ideas for Front Porch Fall Decor

7 Easy and Affordable Ideas for Front Porch Fall Decor

The last remaining days of summer are over and autumn has finally arrived. The weather is getting cooler; leaves are beginning to change and your favorite fall holidays are close at hand. This year, celebrate the magic of the season by updating your front porch fall decor with these seven inexpensive, yet beautiful designs. Unique Autumn Decorating Ideas For Your Front Porch 1. Autumn Wreaths...
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Welcoming Our New Office Manager, Kim!

Welcoming Our New Office Manager, Kim!

Green Acres Landscape is proud to provide earth-friendly landscaping services to our neighbors in Salem, Oregon and the surrounding communities. Since 1992, we have been striving to help people enjoy spending more time outside by designing, installing, and taking care of outstanding outdoor spaces. Over the last 25 years, a lot has changed, but our original goal of offering affordable,...
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Green Acres Landscape: Leaving No Footprint

Green Acres Landscape: Leaving No Footprint

Green Acres Landscape has been dedicated to serving the landscaping and yard care needs of local residents and businesses in Salem, Oregon since 1992. We began as a small company of just two passionate gardeners, but over the years we have grown into a business employing more than 50 diverse employees. Although we are now larger than the day we started, we never lost touch with our humble...
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The Ugly Truth About Pruning Roses in Summer

The Ugly Truth About Pruning Roses in Summer

Roses make a lovely addition to your garden, but keeping a rose bush thriving throughout the year is a bit of a trick. Roses are delicate flowers which demand plenty of hands-on attention. There are three different aspects essential for maintaining vibrant and healthy plants. These are watering, fertilizing, and pruning. Most gardeners quickly master the watering and fertilizing part of caring...
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5 Simple Rules of Power Washing: It’s Easy If You Do It Smart

5 Simple Rules of Power Washing: It’s Easy If You Do It Smart

Is the outside of your home looking dirty and dingy, but you don’t want to spend all day up on a ladder scrubbing away? Maybe it is time to try power washing. When you power wash your home’s siding, you can cut the time you spend cleaning your home in half, while getting your house cleaner than washing by hand. But you better know what you are doing or you may cause a lot of unwanted...
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