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Fall Cleanup and Maintenance: Aeration

When prepping your yard for winter, there are several steps that need to be taken. One extremely important step is aerating your lawn. Grasshopper Gardens’ aeration services help to enhance the over-all quality and well-being of your lawn by giving it room to breathe. Some of the benefits of aerating your lawn include: Prevent the…

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The Importance of Wetland Restoration and Planning

When you think about preservation, you think about historical properties, the rainforest, etc.; but what about wetlands? Wetlands are important to the environment and ecosystem for numerous reasons. The most important being that they provide a habitat for a diverse community of plants and animals, including over 50 percent of the threatened or endangered species….

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Voles vs. Moles: Protecting Your Landscaping

If you have pests causing subterranean damage, you may be wondering if they are moles or voles. With the names so similar and their damage almost the same, it is hard to tell the difference between these landscape-ruining pests. It is important to know if you have a vole or mole problem, and to do…

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Trimming & Pruning

Plants, trees, and shrubs can deteriorate if they are not taken care of properly. Two very important measures that should be taken to protect your trees and ornamental plants are trimming during the summer season, and pruning for the off-season. Trimming Trees, shrubs, and ornamental plants need to be trimmed at the appropriate time to ensure they…

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Perimeter Pest Control – Protecting Your Pets

One of the most important things to remember about summertime is the bugs that come with it. You take certain precautions to protect yourself from bug bites, but what about your pets? Surely, your fur-babies will be spending a lot of time in your yard this summer, so you must be sure to protect them…

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