Using Dried Leaves as Mulch

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Fall has arrived, along with the big beautiful mess of leaves littering your yard and driveway. This seasonal event is a mixed blessing, is it not? On one hand, you’ve got a delightfully crunchy collage that’s fun for the kids to play in. On the other hand, you can’t just let it all keep building up. A pile of dried foliage can attract ticks and fleas, which is a nightmare if they get a hold of your pets or loved ones. And a wet pile of foliage will begin to develop mold and and algae if left sitting for too long Yuck! So what to do? Gather up your lawn care tools: a rake, some gloves, your mower, a few trash …

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Fun Outdoor Activities for the Fall

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The beginning of the fall season is the most favorite time of the year for many people. There are a lot of us who perceive the change of weather as an exhilarating. During the fall season, the air becomes fresh and crisp, creating a calm yet spectacular ambience. What so many of us truly appreciate about fall is the abundance of enjoyable outdoor activities. Not only do we get to enjoy the vibrant fall colors, fragrances, and fresh veggies- it is actually wonderfully comfortable to spend a few hours outdoors! Speak of which, Fall Lawn Care Tips offers some excellent advice on how to keep your yard healthy now that the weather is cooling off.  Let’s explore some fantastic autumn …

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Low Maintenance Perennials For Shade

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The great thing about perennial plants is that, once they’re established, they will keep reblooming from one year to the next. Some people enjoy reinventing their garden from one year to the next. But if you prefer consistency with your landscape, perennials are the way to go.  What about a yard with mature trees and large portions of shade? Here in North Texas, it can be tricky to find foliage that’s resistant to heat, occasional drought, and shade.  That’s why we came up with a fantastic list of shade-hardy perennials to adorn your yard with.  Need some help getting your garden project started? Get a free service quote from Frisco Lawn Pros.  Shade Loving Perennials Plants Oxalis, Wood Sorrel: This …

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How to Get Rid of Weeds Without Killing Grass

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Every North Texas homeowner holds their own ideal when it comes to cultivating a picturesque, well-manicured lawn. But in today’s culture, we want our aesthetics and our values to align. This is why we at Frisco Lawn Pros have done some homework about how to obtain- and maintain- a weed-free lawn without killing your grass or overusing harsh chemicals. Do you really know what your options are when it comes to lawn maintenance? You’ll be surprised at how many methods you have to choose from when it comes to keeping your landscape free of weeds without harming your landscape. Click here for a free service estimate. Let’s take a look at some earth-friendly options for prevention and maintenance: Avoiding Weeds Naturally …

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