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When to Trim & Prune Your Plants in Michigan

When to Trim & Prune Your Plants in Michigan

Most property owners here in Michigan know that regularly trimming and pruning their plants is important. However, many of them are unsure of the best times of year to trim and prune their plants. You should be pruning your plants about once a year, but when you decide to prune them depends on what kind of plants you have. You can trim your plants every six weeks or whenever you notice that they could use a pick-me-up. It's best to contact a professional to trim and prune your plants so it...
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Here's Why You Should Never Attempt DIY Plant Pruning

Here's Why You Should Never Attempt DIY Plant Pruning

Throughout the year in Michigan, your trees and shrubs are bound to need pruning as they grow – however, resist the urge to attempt DIY pruning. While it may seem simple enough, not all plants can be pruned at the same time of year, and pruning at an inopportune time can do more harm than good for your plant's health. It's also very easy to get ahead of yourself and over-prune a plant, stunting its growth and making it susceptible to disease. Plants have certain branches that ...
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Protect Your Trees From Disease With Fertilization & Pruning

Protect Your Trees From Disease With Fertilization & Pruning

As a property owner, you never want to see your trees contract illnesses or die. However, here in Macomb, MI, several tree-borne diseases are common. And unfortunately, adopting a wait-and-see approach often puts your trees at increased risk. This is one of the reasons many property owners in the area have begun seeking proactive measures to ensure their trees remain healthy. Fortunately, there is a strategy that's already proven effective at keeping these tree-borne...
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The Health of Your Grass & Plants Depends on These 3 Spring Tasks

The Health of Your Grass & Plants Depends on These 3 Spring Tasks

Spring is an important time of the year when it comes to your lawn. That's because this is the time that your lawn will be coming out of its winter dormancy. It's important to not skip out on the key lawn maintenance and care tasks that will prepare your lawn for the growing season that generally starts around April here in Michigan. Performing a debris cleanup will prevent your grass from being smothered and deter insects and disease from settling in the clutter. The first mow of...
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Here’s How to Protect Your Landscape Beds from the Cold Winter Season

Here’s How to Protect Your Landscape Beds from the Cold Winter Season

Some see landscaping beds as aesthetic elements of your property that you can forget about once you install them. However, just like your lawn, garden beds need maintenance too! Perhaps no time is this more true than now, as we prepare to head into another winter here in the Macomb County, MI area. How do you protect your landscape beds from the cold winter season? Protecting your landscaping beds from the cool weather ahead requires removing weeds, ensuring optimal ground...
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