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Your Guide to Identifying and Treating Red Thread Fungus

Your Guide to Identifying and Treating Red Thread Fungus

Does your lawn contain patches of dying grass with a red or brown thread substance growing between the blades? If so, your lawn may be suffering from red thread fungus. Red thread is a turfgrass disease and usually occurs in lawns that are lacking sufficient nitrogen in the soil. It be an unsightly lawn disease, so at the first sign of this fungus, contact Green Acres Landscape to restore your...
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3 Benefits of Installing a Landscape Drainage System

3 Benefits of Installing a Landscape Drainage System

Are you constantly battling standing water in the low-lying areas of your lawn, or are you worried about erosion around the foundation of your home when it rains? Then let the team at Green Acres Landscape help you! We have a variety of landscaping and lawn drainage solutions that can help ease your mind, and leave you with lush, green grass and happy plants. If you’re still not convinced, we’ve...
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6 Plants to Keep in Your House This Winter

6 Plants to Keep in Your House This Winter

Winters in Oregon can be cold, wet, and dreary. While most of your outdoor landscaping may not stay green or bloom during these months, that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy foliage all year round. Placing different houseplants in several rooms in your home has several advantages, but choosing the right ones can be tricky. The landscaping experts at Green Acres Landscape know exactly which plants...
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What Causes Snow Mold and How to Get Rid of It

What Causes Snow Mold and How to Get Rid of It

Snow, ice, and rain can be torture for you lawn, especially if the cold and snow come on suddenly. Moisture can get trapped between the warm earth and the snow, leaving room for a cold weather fungus to grow. Thankfully, your trusted landscaping team at Green Acres Landscape has your back, and can help you treat winter damage and snow mold. Snow Mold Explained There are two types of snow mold...
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Holiday Home Security Tips

Holiday Home Security Tips

If you’re heading out the door for the holidays this year, make sure that your home is secure before you leave. While double-checking the locks on the doors and windows should be at the top of your checklist, we’ve put together a comprehensive guide to help remind you of all the other things you should do to keep your home safe while you’re traveling.  3 Ways to Secure Your Home Before a...
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5 Ways to Use Pinecones This Winter

5 Ways to Use Pinecones This Winter

Did you know that pinecones were a delicious snack for the Parasaurolophus, or what is commonly referred to as the duckbill dinosaur? If not, that’s okay. Neither did we. But here at Green Acres Landscape, we do know how much of a nuisance they can be when your yard is littered with them. Rather than leaving them in your yard for the winter to take hold of, or for those rascally squirrels, there...
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