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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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Perennial Guide: "Do's" and "Dont's" for Fall Trimming

Perennial Guide:

With the winter weather approaching, many of your softscapes may require some trimming and pruning once they go dormant. However, certain plants and flowers need their foliage to protect them through the winter. To ensure your perennials have the best chance of surviving the cold season in Macomb, MI, it's important to know when and when not to cut them back. Otherwise, you might end up doing more harm than good to your landscaping beds. Before you add these services...
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Time's running out! Trim these 6 spring blooming plants by June's end.

Time's running out! Trim these 6 spring blooming plants by June's end.

As spring moves into summer, the blooms on your spring flowering plants and shrubs will begin to die off and fall to the ground. When this happens, it means it is time to get them trimmed. Waiting too long can be disastrous for their health. Learn why you should trim spring blooming plants by the end of June in areas such as Macomb, Chesterfield, Shelby, and neighboring communities in Michigan. Six Common Spring Flowering Plants in Our Area When buds begin to ...
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When to trim Forsythia?

What’s up, everyone? It’s Chester here with Big Leagues Lawn Care. Just wanted to show you this plant really quick. This is the same plant from the spring. It’s called a forsythia, and these things are gorgeous and bright yellow when they bloom. When they’re dormant, the other 50 weeks out of the year, they just look kind of scrubby, like a big old unruly bush, but these are gorgeous. When these things do bloom, that means it’s spring. They...
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Shrub Trimming Tips

Since I’m on the Shrub Trimming Tangent, the STT. Shrub, Trimming, Tangent, I’m gonna tell you one more thing about trim, trim and shrubs. Or rather, I’ll give you a few tips, It might be three plus or minus one tip that I will be providing in today’s video. When you trim the shrubs, if it’s a hedgerow, it’s long and flat, boxed edges like a hedge, tie a string, that provides a guide for you to keep it level because as you trim shrubs, your arms get...
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What to be careful of when trimming hedgerows.

Hello. Chester Buczynski here Big Lakes Lawncare. I have a quick quick tip excuse me, a quick tip for any of you that may be trimming your own hedges this year. There’s one tip I have that I see happen all the time. People make this mistake and it makes the hedges look like crap. So, the idea when you’re trimming your hedges is to have a consistent level that’s flat straight across. Now, what happens is you get to the beginning of the shrubs and start trimming...
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