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Which Tree is the Best for Christmas?

Which Tree is the Best for Christmas?

Nobles, Grands, and Douglas Firs are the best Christmas trees to get this Holiday season! The most popular types of Christmas trees are fir trees because they shed fewer needles when they dry and maintain their scent and color.  Douglas firs are the most common type of tree in the US! They are grown and shipped all over North America. They have 1-1.5 inch dark green, soft needles that...
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Fall is Festive at Green Acres Landscape

Fall is Festive at Green Acres Landscape

Green Acres Landscape’s nursery and home decor store is the perfect place to find everything as the season changes.  Inside the nursery building, you will see “GA at Home,” the company’s decor store filled with seasonal items.  As you look at your landscape this autumn, here are some tips to add more color this season and in the future. Colorful Trees, Plants, and Flowers:  Maple...
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Authentic Versus Artificial Grass

Authentic Versus Artificial Grass

Maintaining a beautiful, lush lawn can seem next to impossible between the extreme heat and damage done by pets. Your once green lawn may be starting to turn brown, and overwatering it may seem like the wrong solution. Well, we have a solution for you! Synthetic turf looks like natural grass but without upkeep. The sun won’t damage the turf, and your pets can relieve themselves without turning...
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Toddlers and Tomatoes: Tips for Gardening with Kids

Toddlers and Tomatoes: Tips for Gardening with Kids

It’s halfway through the summer, so by now you’ve probably exhausted all of the park and fun outdoor options here in town. If you have kiddos, their restlessness may be driving you crazy day in and day out. Or, your kids might be opting to sit inside and play video games all day and you may be finding it hard to get them outdoors. Well, we have a solution for you! Involving your kids in your...
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Drought and You

Drought and You

Heavy rains in mid-June are welcome but are still not enough to relieve the valley of drought conditions. This was a record dry April in Oregon, with its western portion receiving only a quarter of its expected soaking. With drier conditions and a limited water supply, fostering a lush lawn and thriving garden takes extra care. Here are a few tips to be the best steward of your water. Your lawn:...
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