Green Landscaping



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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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 grass that is both dense and beautiful,

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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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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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Go Green Landscaping

Green Gardening And Landscaping What exactly does that mean? Green landscaping and gardening? You might be sayin’ “Isn’t all gardening…”. 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

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