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Landscape Erosion – Dealing with NW Weather Part 1

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When purchasing a new property or making alterations to your existing yard, something to consider is landscape erosion. Here in the Pacific Northwest, the rainy season and general climate can lead to issues such as soil entering city waterways or even your neighbor’s yard and excess water damaging the landscaping. So, let’s dive into the two main types of landscape …

Landscape Fertilization

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It is important to make sure you are meeting the nutritional needs for plants in your care. There are a number of ways to do this, depending on many factors, including fertilizer type, plant type, soil type, water regimens, etc. Below are general guidelines for meeting normal nutritional plant needs in average soils. Soils with high clay or sand content …

The Benefits Of Mulch

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The benefits of mulch cannot be overstated. All types of mulch provide weed control benefits, which increase landscape plant health and growth by reducing competition for water and nutrients. All mulches also reduce soil erosion and runoff, as well as the impact of raindrops on the soil surface.  Mulch is a very cost effective way to save on your landscape’s …