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17 Sep 2019

Leaf Clean Up

The leaves are starting to turn colors and you may have noticed some on the ground already.

Fall is upon us and it is time to get to cleaning up our landscapes. There are many ways to keep the leaves cleaned up. Typically, people reach for their rakes. Raking leaves can be very time consuming and sometimes labor-intensive. You should try using a leaf blower.

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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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05 Sep 2019

Prepare your Landscape for Winter

Now is the time to start preparing your landscape for the upcoming winter months.

landscape fallen leaves

You will want to make sure you’re removing all debris from your landscape and flowerbeds. Now is the time to prune all your shrubs and trees. Also, it is a good idea to make sure you have a nice layer of mulch put down. This will help protect your plant roots during quickly approaching winter season.

The fall season is a good time to have aeration done. Aeration will break up the soil and allow for water, oxygen and fertilizer access to your grassroots. Also, this is the time to seed your lawn. The process of aerating and overseeding with help to fill in the bare spots in your lawn and it will help to prevent disease. Additionally, this will help your landscape to be ready for the cold and beautiful in the spring.

Make sure to get all the leaves raked up, or have a company do that for you. B-Sharp offers a fall clean up and has a leaf vacuum to help make this task easier on you. Make sure not to leave any piles of leaves. If piles or a blanket of leaves are left it will prevent your lawn from receiving the sunlight it needs.

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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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13 Aug 2019

Firewood

When buying or seasoning your own firewood you want to make sure that the moisture level of firewood is between 15 and 20

pwoodercent. Anything higher, the efficiency drops, and the smoke output goes up.

When looking for the best-seasoned firewood, it will be dried until the moisture content is below 20 percent. This will take some time, six months at a minimum. When looking at the wood if it has been properly seasoned, the color should be faded. As time passes, the color will continue to fade becoming lighter and the wood will become hard.

Some think that unseasoned firewood will not burn; this is simply not true it may take a little more time to ignite, but the biggest issue with the unseasoned firewood is that it will create smoke and more creosote as it burns. For the best fires with the least smoke, you always want to use seasoned firewood.

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30 Jul 2019

Class IV Compost Facility

Compost

What do you do with your compost?

Ohio laws define composting to dispose of solid waste using controlled biological decomposition. Compost facilities have classifications according to what they can accept. They are also required to register, have a license or permit from the Ohio EPA. Additional requirements are operational requirements, recordkeeping and testing requirements for compost product prior to distribution.

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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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08 Apr 2019

Avoid Common Landscaping Problems

Having a well-maintained yard can enhance the curb appeal of your home. In fact, it is absolute bliss to own an aesthetically appealing child-friendly private garden. However, not everyone can come up with creative landscaping solutions. Seeking professional support can be a great help in such cases. With professional services, you can maintain a beautiful garden regardless of the changing weather patterns and environmental conditions.READ MORE