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What Can Mulch Do For My Landscape?

What Can Mulch Do For My Landscape?

Mulching is the process of laying organic or inorganic materials on the surface of the soil. There are many things that mulch can do for your landscape; not only do they provide a cohesive aesthetic, but they also provide healthy and thriving conditions for your plants and trees in your garden. When appropriately applied, mulch has the following beneficial effects on plants and soil, such as providing soil nutrients, blocking weed growth, retaining soil moisture, and so much more. ...
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3 Reasons Your Commercial Landscape Might Be Turning Away Your Potential Clients

3 Reasons Your Commercial Landscape Might Be Turning Away Your Potential Clients

If you’re a business owner, you most likely spend thousands of dollars annually marketing your company. You purchase advertising, invest in web marketing, and attend trade shows to promote your business. But what are you doing to make sure your physical property is as attractive to customers as your promotional materials promise? Studies show that customers are more eager to shop at and do business with companies that have beautifully maintained landscaping. One recent study concluded...
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Busting the Most Popular Landscaping Myths & Misconceptions

Busting the Most Popular Landscaping Myths & Misconceptions

There are a lot of people out there who claim to be landscaping experts, and it leads to a lot of mixed information, some of which simply isn’t accurate. Professional landscapers have experience and are well-versed with the tricks of the trade to make sure that your property is landscaped correctly. We’re going to uncover some of the biggest landscaping myths and how these misconceptions are less than ideal for your Macomb, Chesterfield, or Sterling Heights, MI property....
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Three types of lawn and landscaping companies.

What’s up, everyone? It’s Chester with Big Lakes Lawncare. I’m out here today in Macomb, Michigan. Gorgeous winter day out here. I’m at a site we maintain that’s a hotel. If you’re looking for a lawn or landscape contractor, or snow removal contractor, landscape installation contractor, there’s generally three types of options that you’re gonna be considering. The first option’s the big guy. The second option, excuse me, is the...
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The key to installing mulch around the base of a tree.

Hello, my name is Chester. I’m the founder of big lakes lawn care and today I’m going to give you a quick tip if you are installing your own mulch this year. So, one mistake that people make when they’re installing mulch is that at the base of their plants and trees in their landscape, they mound the mulch up around the tree trunk or the base of that plant. It looks like a volcano, they do a volcano around the base of the plant. What this does is it chokes off that plant it ...
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Transform your property with mulch!

What’s up guys it’s Chester with big Lakes lawn care. Today I’m gonna give you a few points on how to keep your beds weed free. This is a question we get asked all the time, and I figured I’d give you a few pointers on how you can do it by...
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