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Reasons to Use Grass Seed for Your Lawn

Reasons to Use Grass Seed for Your Lawn

There are many reasons to lay grass seed than simply when starting a new lawn. Grass seed is great for repairing your lawn’s bare spots, fixing thin areas, and eliminating weeds from your lawn. Using seed is also great for restoring your lawn’s health and promoting its growth and health. Here are some reasons why your lawn in Gresham, Happy Valley, Troutdale, and...
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Why Your Yard Needs Routine Lawn Care

Why Your Yard Needs Routine Lawn Care

When you invest in your lawn with regular lawn care services, you are doing more than just making it look pretty. While skipping out on routine lawn care may seem beneficial to your wallet at first, it actually poses many risks to your lawn that require more time and money to fix in the long run. Routine lawn care keeps your lawn looking nice, keeps it strong and healthy, and saves you time...
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How Invasive Blackberry Can Destroy Your Yard

How Invasive Blackberry Can Destroy Your Yard

Non-native blackberry plants have taken root and dealt serious damage to properties in our service area and beyond. We have introduced a treatment program that specifically targets these disruptive plants before they can lay waste to your yard. It’s important to know exactly how invasive blackberry can destroy your yard in order to catch the problem before it gets out of hand. Below you...
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What Your Lawn Needs to Survive Summer

What Your Lawn Needs to Survive Summer

During summer, your lawn sees heavy use from kids, pets, friends, and others who are outside enjoying the weather. It's also hotter with the sun beating down on your grass. Each season brings new challenges when it comes to the overall health of your lawn. Here are some services your lawn needs to survive the summer in the areas of Gresham, Happy Valley, Troutdale,...
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Is It Safe to Mow During Oregon's Fire Season?

Is It Safe to Mow During Oregon's Fire Season?

In Oregon, summer has begun to be called something different: fire season. Fire season generally begins on June 1 and lasts until state officials declare that it has ended. Along with fire season comes some restrictions that should be adhered to, no matter what. In 2018 alone, the state saw damages from wildfires reaching $514.6 million, according to the Statesman Journal. Those restrictions...
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Your Lawn Needs a Spring Cleanup: Here's Why

Your Lawn Needs a Spring Cleanup: Here's Why

Spring cleanups provide a host of important services that give your lawn and landscaping a fresh start for the growing season. Once the snow begins to melt, your grass, trees, and plants will come out of winter dormancy and attempt to flourish again. Without proper maintenance, your lawn may not return to its glory during the season. Spring Cleanups Typically Include Bed Maintenance, Leaf ...
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Why Lawn Aeration Is Critical

Why Lawn Aeration Is Critical

Lawn aeration is a service that ultimately results in fuller, healthier grass and plants. Also called lawn restoration, the process revitalizes soil health, encourages healthy growth, and allows water and nutrients to reach roots. This aeration service is important before laying sod or overseeding to ensure the soil is ready for new healthy root systems to be established. In our part of...
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Mulch Madness: Why Your Landscaping Needs Mulch

Mulch Madness: Why Your Landscaping Needs Mulch

As we settle into the spring season in Gresham, Happy Valley, Troutdale, Oregon, and other surrounding areas, it’s time to start thinking about the ways we can work toward making our yards healthy and looking great. Aside from regular lawn mowing and maintenance, there are other tasks that need to be performed. One of these tasks is to add mulch to your landscaping....
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Are Fertilizers & Herbicides Safe for Kids & Pets?

Are Fertilizers & Herbicides Safe for Kids & Pets?

In order to keep a healthy lawn, it’s key to apply four fertilizer treatments a year. Specially formulated slow-release treatments give your lawn nutrients it needs to grow. While maintaining your lawn, you also need to make sure weed control is a priority by using pre-emergent and post-emergent herbicides. With these fertilizer and herbicide applications comes chemicals and many...
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How to Tell If Your Lawn Is Dead or Just in Its Dormant State

How to Tell If Your Lawn Is Dead or Just in Its Dormant State

Summer in Gresham, OR can have detrimental effects on a lawn that can last well into fall and winter, making homeowners wonder if their spring lawn is going to come back at all. Generally, when there is a lack of rain in the summertime it can lead to brown spots from the heat or drought stress on the grass. What does this mean for telling whether your lawn is dead or dormant?...
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