How to Stay Warm With a Winter Fire Pit

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In this guide, you’ll learn four ways to use a fire pit to stay warm and the process of achieving maximum heat. How to Achieve Maximum Heat With a Wood-Burning Fire Pit This type of fire pit needs dry softwood. The best softwoods come from coniferous trees like firs, spruces, and pines. In order to […]

Prepare Your Garden Before the Designated Best Time to Plant

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No Need to Stop Gardening Because It’s Snowing Plenty of Ways to Get a Head Start on Planning Your Garden Before Actually Planting It You might be among gardeners and non-gardeners alike who think that all things regarding winter garden plans need to stop until the snow melts, but that’s not the case. You might […]

Best Ways to Store Outdoor Patio Furniture in the Winter

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4 Ways to Winterize Your Outdoor Patio Furniture You’ve spent all summer enjoying your¬†outdoor patio, but now that winter is here, you might be wondering what to do with patio furniture in the winter. Winter weather in the Upper Midwest is brutal and unkind to outdoor furniture. To keep your patio furniture in its best […]

5 Things Every Property Manager Should Know About Commercial Snow Removal

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Winter in Minnesota is harsh and unforgiving. As a property manager, you need to be ready to tackle the snow and ice that Mother Nature throws at you. Here are some property manager snow removal tips to help you keep tenants, employees, customers, and anyone else on your property safe this winter. What to Expect […]

No-Care Plants for Killer Curb Appeal in Every Season

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Do you want to increase the curb appeal of your home? A well-landscaped yard is nice on the eyes and on the wallet. Compared to a home with no landscaping, a landscaped home can expect to see a 5.5% to 12.7% increase in home value.  This sounds good, but you may wonder if all of the […]

Winterizing Ponds and Water Features

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6 Tips and Tricks to Keep Your Pond Healthy Over the Long Winter Months Ponds are the perfect habitat for both people and wildlife. Unfortunately, they can also attract some unwelcome guests that may wreak havoc on your water garden. It’s important to take the proper precautions to ensure that your pond is protected throughout […]

How to Care for Your Lawn After Aeration & Seeding: A Step by Step Guide

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When you get professional aeration and seeding services in Savage, MN, you have only begun the process. Now, the real work begins, especially for you. Proper care ensures that the money you paid to get your yard ready actually results in a lush field of grass and other plants. However, what are the best ways […]

Guide to Retaining Walls

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Simply put, a retaining wall is a landscape feature that holds the earth in place. It prevents soil on landscape slopes from sliding down. However, retaining walls can be simple or ornate when it comes to their construction. These features may play an important function for property owners but they can also add tremendous visual […]

The Best Fall Flowers and Plants for Your Outdoor Space

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As the seasons change, so too must the characteristics and components of our gardens. Plants that thrive in spring or summer often don’t fare as well in fall. But this is A-OK, as the autumn season brings with it a whole host of new seasonal blooms and plant life for you to fill your garden with. […]

How to Remove Standing Water From Your Yard

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Are you struggling with standing water in your yard? Standing water if left can lead to plant death, mold growth, and foundation weakening. It’s also the perfect breeding ground for mosquitoes and other waterborne pests. And if you’re not a professional, it can be hard to know where the water comes from, or how to […]