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Category Archives: Landscape Maintenance

5 Steps to a Landscape Design You’ll Love

iStock 478011074 1024x682 5 Steps to a Landscape Design You’ll LoveGood landscaping doesn’t happen by accident.

When we’re out and about in our neighborhoods, looking for great examples of Bucks County landscape design, we see properties whose owners put a lot of thought into their look and feel.

Are you looking for ways to improve your home’s landscaping? Start with these tips.

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All About Topsoil

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Let’s talk about topsoil.

It’s one of the simpler landscaping supplies – essentially just dirt – but like anything you use to improve your property, it works best when you have the right information.

So, consider this blog post an introductory course to topsoil: what it is, how it’s different from similar materials like compost, and how to use it.

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Freshen Up Your Landscape This Fall

iStock 157996456 300x200 Freshen Up Your Landscape This FallSpending time and money freshening up your landscaping in Chester County this fall may seem somewhat counter-intuitive, given the fact that snow will most likely be covering up your hard work before you know it. And what of the possibility that winter frost may ruin some of the landscaping elements you’ve just added to your home’s yard?

According to professional landscapers, however, anyone living in a part of the country that experiences frigid winter weather would be well advised to add some autumn-specific landscaping tasks to their outdoor fall to-do list. For the best long-term landscape results, the following outdoor chores should be accomplished sometime between the beginning of September and the end of November.

If you tackle at least a handful of the tasks listed here, you’ll find landscaping in Chester County to be especially rewarding once the coming spring season finally arrives.

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Chester County Weed Control Tips

iStock 635798984 300x199 Chester County Weed Control TipsWeed control in Chester County is a lot like weed control everywhere else: it’s a battle.

Sometimes it isn’t even enough to pull those weeds once, because roots can re-grow the plants, and nature’s breezes can often deposit the seeds necessary to trigger their growth.

That means pulling weeds needs to be an ongoing process that requires vigilance on your part, so those unwanted plants don’t have a chance to dominate the flowers, vegetables, and other desirable plants you have growing. Here are a few tips that might give you the upper hand in the ongoing battle against weeds.

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