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THE BENEFITS OF SYNTHETIC TURF

THE BENEFITS OF SYNTHETIC TURF

Let’s be honest, keeping a vibrant, green lawn requires significant time, energy, and money. You have to consistently mow, rake, fertilize, weed, and water. While the payoff is great, for some people, it’s just not worth the effort.  Fortunately, there is one alternative that has been “growing” in popularity over the last five years: synthetic turf. At Green Acres Landscape, we have been...
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KEEPING YOUR LAWN GREEN & WEED-FREE THIS SUMMER

KEEPING YOUR LAWN GREEN & WEED-FREE THIS SUMMER

While you may be working on a killer summer tan, so, unfortunately, is your quickly-browning lawn. And despite your grass losing its luscious green hue, those pesky weeds don’t seem to mind as they make their home in your yard.  While it’s easy to neglect your yard in the summer, there are a few steps you can take to keep your outdoor spaces looking clean and green. Here are some tips for a...
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WHAT TO CONSIDER WHEN LANDSCAPING YOUR HOME

WHAT TO CONSIDER WHEN LANDSCAPING YOUR HOME

By Tucker Stultz, Residential Landscape Manager Summer is here at last, and with that comes, swimming, longer days, and late-night gatherings. Spruce up your outdoor spaces to prepare for backyard barbecues and warmer weather before this long-awaited season passes you by. If your yard could use an upgrade, you may want to consider the following before jumping into a new project. How much...
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CHOOSING THE RIGHT PLANTS FOR HIGHER TEMPERATURES

CHOOSING THE RIGHT PLANTS FOR HIGHER TEMPERATURES

Summer is only a few days away, which means warmer weather is coming. Just like exposure to the sun can be too much for our skin, it can also be too much for certain plants. But don’t worry—the heat doesn’t have to prevent you from having a lush, colorful yard to enjoy while you’re outside this summer! There is a myriad of different plants and flowers that are heat resistant and can tolerate...
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GREEN ACRES LANDSCAPE INC. LISTED AS THE BEST  GREEN WORKPLACE IN SALEM BY OREGON BUSINESS

GREEN ACRES LANDSCAPE INC. LISTED AS THE BEST GREEN WORKPLACE IN SALEM BY OREGON BUSINESS

Green Acres Landscape Inc. is ranked as the Best Green Workplace in Salem and 13th best in the state by Oregon Business, a news source and magazine. This is the 12th consecutive year that the company has been recognized for sustainable practices in the magazine. “This ranking is all a credit to the commitment of our amazing team,” said Bonique Hollinrake, Project Manager at Green Acres...
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Protecting your plants from the heat

Protecting your plants from the heat

By Juan Asencion, Maintenance Manager Summer is quickly approaching. Many of us are looking forward to clearing skies, beach trips (hopefully), sun tanning, and warmer weather. However, that change in temperature can harm your plants and flowers. You must be diligent in your landscaping and gardening practices. Too much heat can lead to “heat stress” in your plants. In other words, higher...
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