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12 Sep 2019

Northeast Ohio Native Plants

Looking for native plants that grow in Northeastern Ohio?

Not every plant will grow well in every area. If you live in Northeastern Ohio and are looking to get planting before the first frost but are not sure what to plant, you have come to the right place! There are many beautiful plants that are native to our area!

First, you want to make sure you have your area ready for these plants to thrive. Get your flower beds tilled down and ready! You will want to make sure you have a good layer of bedding/gardening soil on the ground so that your new native plants will have all the nutrients they need to survive.

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28 Aug 2019

Fall Planting Season

Planting in the fall

Fall
Daffodils

Are you looking to spruce up your flower beds or garden this fall before winter arrives? It is good to know that you can plant up to 6 weeks prior to the ground being frozen. Planting 6 weeks prior to the freezing of your ground will give your plants the opportunity to become established prior to the cold temperatures and snowfall.

Depending on your area you can sometimes pant well into mid-November. You want to make sure you provide a good barrier for your newly planted material. You will want to put down mulch or some type of covering to protect the roots when the temperatures dip.

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20 Aug 2019

Fall Cleanup

Winter is coming make sure the outside of your home is prepared. Fall Cleanup

It’s almost that time of the year again, time to prepare for the upcoming winter months. Fall cleanup is when you have all your plants, shrubs, bushes, trees trimmed. You also, want to clean all drainage areas of debris, make sure all the leaves are up off the ground, clean out your flower beds and gardens in preparation for when the snow begins to fly. During this time of yeat should also power wash your decks and house and store your tools properly.

During your fall cleanup, you will want to put down your preemergent and or herbicides to stop the weeds from germinating. You can also have your aerating done during this time, it is best because it will ensure that the roots of your plants receive the proper nutrients during the winter months. Aeration keeps the water from ponding on the surface and breaks up the soil to promote air movement and prevent compaction.
After you aerate your lawn you can put down fertilizer and this will help to ensure that your lawn gets the nutrients it needs during the winter months. This will encourage the growth of your roots so that when spring comes back around, you will have a beautiful lawn.

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13 Jul 2019

Shrub and Tree Trimming

Shrub and Tree TrimmingTrimming of shrubs and trees is an important step to landscaping maintenance. It not only is beneficial for the look of your landscape, but trimming is good for the life of your shrubs and trees. Keeping a regular maintenance routine will prevent dead and decaying debris from your plants and this will prevent diseases.

Have you driven by a home that has beautifully manicured shrubs and trees? This took some time and proper maintenance. Those shrubs had to be trimmed and cared for on a regular basis. This is how they could be shaped into the shrub you see today! Contact B-Sharp Property Maintenance today to schedule your trimming appointment.

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03 Jun 2019

Top 10 Reasons Gardeners Should Mulch

The first step to a great garden is soil health for building and protecting soil. The secret to a healthy garden is to use compost. This is known as a natural barrier that’s laid over the soil as a protective barrier. In gardening, the type of compost you should use is biodegradable manure and or mulch that breaks down into the soil and provides it with nutrients.

You should lay over the compost before preparing your garden beds. You should also lay it over the soil when your flowers, food crops, seeds, and seedlings have been sown and planted. While mulch can be laid over your soil once your garden beds have been prepared, it’s important to protect your soil right away. Compost has various functions, most of which are unknown to gardeners.

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03 Jun 2019

A Guide to Curbside Maintenance and Beautification

curbside

The curbside is a property’s facade. It is the first impression of a house. Most people underestimate the importance of maintaining and beautifying the curbside area near their houses. But the sooner you realize that it provides the first glimpse of what your house might be from the inside, the better. Even though these tough environments don’t often support healthy lawns, they can still host stunning gardens that dramatically improve their surroundings.

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