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The Dangers of Removing English Ivy by Yourself

The Dangers of Removing English Ivy by Yourself

English ivy can be an attractive plant found all over Oregon. It tends to grow in cold, shaded areas where the soil is kept moist and fertile. Many people use English ivy as decorations in their gardens because of its pretty "climbing" appearance and color. However, the plant isn’t native to our state and can easily become invasive. English ivy has the ability to spread rapidly ...
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6 Invasive Plants That May Be Lurking in Your Backyard

6 Invasive Plants That May Be Lurking in Your Backyard

Invasive plants are common in all lawns. It's important to recognize when your lawn has them because, if they go untreated, they can harm your other plants and vegetation by stealing the available water, sunlight, and essential nutrients. The first step to protecting your lawn from invasive plants is knowing what they look like. Some of them can easily be mistaken for pretty...
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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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Pre-Emergent Weed Control is More Effective in the Fall vs. the Spring

Pre-Emergent Weed Control is More Effective in the Fall vs. the Spring

The fall season is the best time to get your lawn in its best form for the following spring. The temperature and weather conditions in autumn are perfect for restoring your lawn back to its full potential, including 100% grass cover, soil restoration, and making your lawn more wear tolerant. The three most important tasks you can do for your lawn include: Late Season Fertilization...
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6 Ways You Are Killing Your Lawn

6 Ways You Are Killing Your Lawn

Are the proper precautions being taken when it comes to caring for your lawn? Homeowners in the Happy Valley, Troutdale, Gresham, and surrounding areas have killed their lawn by making simple mistakes. However, by making important adjustments to your lawn care approach or by using a professional lawn care company like J&C Lawn Care, you can see a tremendous difference in your...
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