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My trees are covered with ice!

My trees are covered with ice!

What to do when Mother Nature sends an ice storm? You’ve heard of hearts of ice, but this Valentine’s Day weekend brought us ice and snow.  Residents were kept awake listening to the crackling and breaking of branches on their favorite trees.  Now, limbs litter the streets and yards. Heavy, broken branches threaten everything below.  What to do?  Here are some tips to keep you safe and save your...
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HOW TO PROTECT YOUR LAWN AND GARDEN FROM HEAVY RAIN

HOW TO PROTECT YOUR LAWN AND GARDEN FROM HEAVY RAIN

If your garden gnome needed a canoe in January, it was probably a result of Salem’s 26 days of rain with an average rainfall of 7.57”. Add a little wind to the mix, and it can move your precious topsoil around, damaging plants. Even the most thirsty lawn or garden isn’t ready for that kind of rain. Heavy rain can damage plants by literally drowning them and can later encourage leaves to develop...
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WINTER LAWN CARE

WINTER LAWN CARE

Oregon winters are typically a rainy, cold, and cloudy affair. This winter has been no different. Dubbed La Niña, we can expect to see significantly more grey clouds and a deluge of rain. While your lawn doesn’t require the same amount of care as it does in other seasons, you still need to maintain it. Now is the time to prepare your lawn to look gorgeous in the spring! PICK UP DEBRIS & KEEP...
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OUTDOOR HEATING

OUTDOOR HEATING

Winter is officially here. We are expecting a cold, rainy winter with a possibility of snow in the valley. Most people are bundling up and staying inside to avoid the cold weather.  However, it doesn’t have to be this way. Outdoor heating is a great way to bring the indoors outdoors and extend areas of your house. After all, most people are pretty tired of being crammed indoors. Extending...
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MERRY CHRISTMAS FROM GREEN ACRES LANDSCAPE

MERRY CHRISTMAS FROM GREEN ACRES LANDSCAPE

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays! Though this year has been challenging, we want to thank you for pushing through and continuing to support the Salem community and local businesses — including us! We appreciate your love and support. After some celebration, rest, and relaxation, we’re going to come back even stronger and make 2021 our best year yet!  Here are a few things to keep in mind...
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