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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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3 Colorful Flowers to Plan For Next Fall

3 Colorful Flowers to Plan For Next Fall

Are you looking for a way to spruce up your flower beds and landscaping? When cooler temperatures start to set in, it’s always tempting to look for flowers that will reflect the look of the season, but it can be difficult to choose the right flowers to plant. Let the team at Green Acres Landscape help! Just pick plants from our list of recommendations below, and we’ll do the rest. Oregon Grape...
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3 Ways to Prepare Your Lawn for a New Puppy

3 Ways to Prepare Your Lawn for a New Puppy

Are you thinking about adding a new furry friend to your family? If so, then you’ve probably read up on all the breed guides and potty training tips to help get your new puppy into a routine. Having a backyard that’s “puppy ready” is essential to having a happy and physically active dog. Here are some ways that the lawn experts from Green Acres Landscape can get your yard ready for four new...
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How to Prepare Your Yard and Irrigation System for Winter

How to Prepare Your Yard and Irrigation System for Winter

Now that winter is almost here, it is time to prepare your yard for the freezing temperatures, snow, and ice. Whether you do it yourself or hire a landscaping service in Salem, Oregon, it is vital to protect all the items in your yard. Below are some times for preparing your yard and irrigation system for winter. Clean Your Yard Where do all the bugs and pests go when it gets cold outside? Many...
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