Green Landscaping

15
Nov

Raised Garden Beds

Raised Garden Beds are ‘Not Yo Mamas’ kind of garden No offense to anyone’s mama, it’s all in good fun and raised garden beds make gardening fun and functional. They maximise efficient use of space to harvest veggies and flowers. In an age where homeowners are using their property as extended outdoor living rooms, “Where do we put the garden?”

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18
Oct

GARDEN MULCH 101

Need Answers to your Questions on Garden Mulch? Let’s take a quick course: Garden Mulch 101. THINK OF IT AS A SECURITY BLANKET Old Man Winter can be brutal on plants, trees, and shrubs. Taking time to prepare for a cold-spell is a no-brainer and your landscape will thank you for it. Choosing the right security blanket is as important as

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28
Feb

Super Grass – Video From Paradise Restored

Super Grass – Video From Paradise Restored Check out a popular video – Super Grass – perfect for our Portland, Oregon climate. An environmentally friendly lawn with no weeds or bare spots – that saves you money . . . and is beautiful, lush , green, perfect for family, friends and pets. RTF (Rhizomatous Tall Fescue) is a durable and self repairing

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20
Apr

Thatch & Lawn

Thatch and How to Manage It Thatch in lawns is often misunderstood; both its cause and control. Some lawns have serious thatch problems while others do not. Thatch is a layer of living and dead organic matter that occurs between the green matter and the soil surface. Excessive thatch (over 1/2 inch thick) creates a favorable environment for pests and

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27
Jul

Green Green Grass

Did you know . . . Well cared for lawns can significantly increase your property values. A healthy lawn is of utmost importance to our environment. A 50-foot by 50-foot lawn produces enough oxygen for a family of four! Lawns cool the atmosphere. Eight healthy front lawns have the cooling effect of 70 tons of air conditioning, which is enough

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16
Nov

Go Green Landscaping

Go Green Landscaping What exactly does that mean? Green landscaping and gardening? You might be sayin’ “Isn’t all gardening…..green?”. Maybe we just need a definition of sustainability and “green”.  There’s simply too much concerning environmental responsibility to fit into one category. But here are a few ideas for green gardening: CATCH THE RAIN – Collecting runoff from one good rain

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