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Sunday, April 22, 2018


Lawn & Garden

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Are you a victim of “green guilt?” According to a 2010 survey of residents in 15 countries, more than one third of the developed world feels they aren’t proactive enough when it comes to recycling and conserving water. If you are among the many looking to embrace a more sustainable lifestyle, the solution starts in your own backyard. By simply incorporating all-natural compost into gardening and lawn maintenance routines you can help conserve water and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. 

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Despite the lingering winter, spring really is right around the corner and we’ll be out in our yards enjoying the spring and summer weather before we know it. So if you think you might want to add a nice play set to your yard for the kids this summer now is the time to take a look at Play Set requirements and determine what type might work for you. The following recommendations were developed by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), and highlight the most important safety information you need to know about planning, constructing, and maintaining an outdoor home playground

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Jeff Holper, Owner Holper Pest & Animal Solutions

 

Winters fast approaching and once again you’re going to find yourself looking and wondering how did that bug get into my house? You think about it and don't see any possible way for it to have gotten in. Or you go into your basement and you see a wasp. Again, you say to yourself, how did that get into my house? Wasps are actually very common in our homes this time of year. How do they get in? Many times I find they come down the chimney or the flue of your fireplace or stove.

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Amy Schult, Hansen’s Tree, Lawn & Landscaping Services

 

Fall is the most popular time for pruning and for good reasons- the temperatures are cooler and generally rainfall is more plentiful which means that trees are much less stressed then in the heat of summer.  Depending on the health of a tree, pruning at an improper time – such as when a tree is already drought stressed- may cause it to decline.  So if you are thinking about pruning your trees this fall, I’d like to fill you in on a few things you should know so that you can “talk the tree talk”.

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The leaves have begun to change colors and fall from the trees. This marks the end of a very difficult year for our cool season grasses. I hope that y...

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Amy Schult, Hansen’s Tree & Landscaping Services   Now by the time this article publishes in the next week or two, perhaps we will ha...

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