Planting Annuals

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Determining the best time of year to plant annuals depends on the specific plant and your climate. Annuals are designated as “cool-season” or “warm-season”, which is based on their hardiness and ability to grow in cool soils.

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Planting Perennials

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When planting a perennial the secret to success is to make sure that the soil is well prepared and the roots are firmed in properly. It also helps to cover the surface of the soil with a mulch to cut down on competition from weeds after planting, as well as help retain moisture around the roots of the plant. It is important to avoid getting mulch on the plant though because it can scorch the foliage and encourage rotting. Additionally, one should watch out for slugs and snails which find the moist warmth offered by the mulch irresistible.

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Preparing Your Landscape for Winter

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With winter just around the corner, fall landscaping chores are your last chance to prepare your landscape for the cold weather, and to protect that curb appeal you’ve worked so hard to create. Neglecting your landscape can increase the risk of damage caused by seasonal changes. So grab your tools and get ready to mulch, prune and plant before its too late.

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Tips to Make your Back Yard Pop

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In most American homes, families and friends spend a great deal of time in the back yard doing activities such as cooking, playing, some times even weddings. Lots of people out there seem to have some complications with their outdoor living spaces, either they are too bland and bare, or just need some good tender love and care. I am going to share with you what Agscapes Landscaping can do to give you that heavenly backyard that you’ve always wanted, and make you the conversation piece of the neighborhood!

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