Archive for April 2016

What is the difference between Mulch, Bark and Compost?

Bark and Compost are both mulches but mulch is not necessarily compost or bark. Mulching is a term that refers to covering the root base of plants to help retain moisture, fertilize and aid in preventing weeds. The variety of plant material along with your visual expectations should determine what type of mulch you use.…

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Why does my lawn have so much moss and how do I get rid of it?

Our climate provides the perfect set of growing conditions for moss to grow. Lawns that maintain more than 4 hours of shade during the day are prime candidates as moss prefers shade and moisture. During the late summer, if you choose not to water your lawn that is planted in full sun, the grass will…

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When is the best time to re-seed my lawn?

Lawn seed sprouts when temperatures reach 55 degrees. In the Pacific Northwest we usually begin to experience 55 degrees during the day in late March or early April. It is ideal to spread seed as soon as the temperatures reach 55 degrees at night as well as the day. This may not happen until later…

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From Mirror Lake Estates

On behalf of our homeowner’s association, I want to thank you for the maintenance you’ve done on our property to make it so breathtakingly beautiful.  We really appreciate all the extra effort you’ve taken to improve our setting.  We’ve had several companies attempt to caretake our neighborhood over the past 15 years and your work…

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