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Halloween Decoration Ideas
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Halloween Decoration Ideas

Halloween is just around the corner and it seems that more and more people are getting into the spirit by decorating outside their homes. From graveyard scenes in the yard to skeleton dancers to homemade haunted houses

Grasshopper participates in “Renewal & Remembrance” 2014
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Grasshopper participates in “Renewal & Remembrance” 2014

GRASSHOPPER LAWNS INC., a member of the Professional Landcare Network (PLANET), participated in “Renewal & Remembrance” at Arlington National Cemetery on Monday, July 28, 2014. Hundreds of lawn care and landscape companies from across the nation brought their crews to Arlington National Cemetery to spend the day mulching, pruning, liming, planting, and aerating. The gift...

Lawn Care Tip: Sod over Seed
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Lawn Care Tip: Sod over Seed

Choosing whether to sod or seed your landscape can be a tough decision. But as with any decision, you should definitely be well-informed as to the benefits of each choice. Sod is a popular choice because of its convenience; however there are other aspects to consider. Sod can be much more expensive than seeding because...

Eggshells In The Garden
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Eggshells In The Garden

Using Eggshells In Soil, Compost And As Pest Control Many people do not know that using eggshells in the garden can help in many ways. If you are wondering what to do with crushed egg shells (or whole eggshells for that matter), keep reading. We will look at how eggshells can help your compost, soil...

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DuPont to recall, stop selling herbicide

In a statement on Thursday, DuPont said it is in talks with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on “the most effective way to implement our recommendation of a voluntary suspension of sale of DuPont Imprelis herbicide, and a product return and refund program.” It said the talks are intended to “assure full transparency of important...

West Nile Virus is Here!
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West Nile Virus is Here!

I was thinking of doing a West Nile Virus blog but thought it may be just a little early to be thinking of mosquitoes. But I decided to look around to find some “be prepared” tips for the warmer weather. I was shocked when I saw the map on Pennsylvania’s official West Nile Virus website with a...

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Get Rid of Fleas & Ticks!

Nuisance Pest Control will Help You Get the Lawn You Always Wanted! Treat Your Lawn for Fleas and Ticks You treat your pets for fleas & ticks, but do you treat your lawn? The summer is almost here in NEPA but when the summer comes to the Scranton, Wilkes Barre area so does the Fleas...

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Lawn Care – March

This time of year its good to get a nice slow release granular or liquid fertilizer application down now along with a crabgrass preventer. Broadleaf weeds should be taken care of now and throughout the year also. With all the acid rain our state gets it wouldn’t be a bad idea to lime the lawn...

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How To Prune Hemlock Trees

Hemlock trees are a popular conifer that is commonly used as either privacy shrubs or as visual anchor trees in the landscape. Most of the time, pruning hemlocks is not necessary, but occasionally weather damage, disease or competing main trunks on upright hemlocks can create the need for pruning hemlocks. Keep reading to learn how and...