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Think Spring Bulbs in the Fall!

Posted on: November 7, 2018

 

The first signs of spring in the landscape are often the golden hues of the Daffodils, or the vibrant colors of Tulips, Hyacinths and Crocuses; but these smiles of spring take some planning in the fall. Spring-flowering bulbs such as tulips and daffodils must be planted in the fall or early winter to bloom in spring because they require a long period of cool temperatures to spark the biochemical process that causes them to flower.

At Landscapes by Terra, we select from many varieties of bulbs to create a continuous bloom through the spring; we can even create a rolling bloom that moves around the landscape to balance and complement other spring blooming plants in the Landscape.

The planting window for spring bulbs is small, so start planning those spring smiles soon with one of our design experts because it's important to get them into the ground before it freezes.

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Can I Plant Trees in the Fall?

Posted on: November 7, 2018

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The Professionals secret to a lush, green lawn

Posted on: September 9, 2018

Fall is time for Aeration and Overseeding

What is Aeration you may be asking?  Aeration is the process of creating space for the expansion of grass root systems, to loosen compacted turf and to allow access of water, air and nutrients.  This is typically accomplished using specialized equipment that either extracts plugs of grass or punctures holes into the ground at set intervals.

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Do you have a plan to prevent and control weeds?

Posted on: March 1, 2018

 “A weed is a plant that has mastered every survival skill except for learning how to grow in rows.”-Doug Larson

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Our guide to must-have air purifying plants for your home

Posted on: January 22, 2018

Adding household plants to our home and office environment can offer many benefits beyond beauty. Reducing carbon dioxide levels, keeping air temperatures down, increasing humidity and reducing airborne dust levels are just a few advantages to introducing greenery into your personal space. But did you know that plants can help you stay healthy in the winter months with air purifying properties that are backed by science?

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