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Benefits of Bark Mulch

Benefits of Bark Mulch

Mulch is a layer of organic or inorganic matter that’s placed on garden or lawn soil. The cover limits evaporation and helps the soil retain moisture for a longer period of time. It also protects the soil from extreme heat and cold, which can help protect the delicate roots of plants, grass, and trees. Mulch will also limit weed growth so your plants, grass, and trees don’t have to compete with...
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When, Why, and How You Should Aerate Your Lawn

When, Why, and How You Should Aerate Your Lawn

Grass will grow healthy and green if your lawn soil provides the right amount of support and nutrition. Most people know the importance of fertilizer, but not the importance of loosening soil and roots.  When that doesn’t happen, it can stifle the delicate roots and will eventually cause the grass to perish. Lawn aeration is the best way to loosen the soil and ensure it provides a...
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LANDSCAPING + REAL ESTATE

LANDSCAPING + REAL ESTATE

An underappreciated aspect of property selling, leasing, and buying is evaluating the quality and maintenance requirements of landscaping. Much focus is placed on electricity, heating and cooling, etc., but don’t underestimate the value that quality landscaping can bring to a property. Just think about it, if you saw two clones of the exact same property, but one had a gorgeous, well-manicured...
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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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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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4 Reasons to Hire a Professional Landscaping Company

4 Reasons to Hire a Professional Landscaping Company

Keeping your lawn perfectly trimmed and your landscaping expertly manicured can add significant value to your home. It’s also the first thing that neighbors and guests notice when they view your home. Yet, constant weeding and mowing can be a full-time job and you don’t always the time or energy. At Green Acres Landscape, we understand you’d rather be doing other things than mowing the lawn or...
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