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Is My Burning Bush Dead After Winter?

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In the winter months of 2019 we experienced extreme cold and wind in the Rockford, IL region. This type of weather takes a toll on humans, animals, and plants. Some bushes have had a hard time recovering. This may include the Euonymus alatus, which is more commonly referred to as a burning bush because of its bright red color in the Fall. The effec...
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How to Mulch Around Trees and Shrubs

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Mulching around trees & shrubs is aesthetically pleasing for your outdoor space. Furthermore, it is beneficial for the health of the plant if it is done correctly. Benefits of Mulching  ​Some of the benefits of mulching include: Retains moisture for tree roots Keeps down weeds Organic mulch decomposes and provides the tree with nutrients I...
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Is Your Sump Pump Drain Frozen? Check Before the Spring Thaw!

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If your home has a sump pump, you can test the sump pump discharge at any time of year. But it's especially important to check your sump pump drainage before the snow thaws and heavy Spring rains arrive. During this season it will pump water more often, and it's important that the sump pump discharge lines are freely flowing. A common issue in wint...
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How To Prepare Your Lawn & Yard for Spring in 7 Simple Steps

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We understand the feeling. It's been a long winter and the warmer weather is making you eager to get outside and start working in the yard. You're looking forward to green grass and flowering plants. Spring lawn preparation now will do a lot to ensure a beautiful lawn this summer.  How do you prepare your lawn for spring? ​ Here are some simpl...
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