3 Fall Landscaping Tips to Get Your Yard Ready for Winter

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Winter is coming to Ohio. The days are shorter, the grass isn’t growing as high – if at all, the leaves are changing color, and your yard is preparing to take a seasonal nap. But before you hang up your gardening gloves, here are three fall landscaping tips you shouldn’t ignore. Irrigation blowout, close and… Read more »

Why fall is the Best Time to Sod & Seed Your Lawn

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As the back to school bells start ringing and the pools close up, we are faced with the unfortunate reality that the end of summer is near. If you thought that the cooler days, and weaker sunrays meant no more yard work – that’s another unfortunate reality. Fall is actually the best time of year… Read more »

Planting for Pollinators

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One of the most important things you can do for your landscape is make it pollinator-friendly. Pollinators, such as butterflies and bees, help landscapes thrive. These creatures are essential for pollination. What Is Pollination? Pollination is the process of moving pollen from one flower to another of the same species. This results in fertile seeds…. Read more »

Treating Scale Insects

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Scale bugs suck, literally. They attach themselves to your plants, hang out and suck on the sap. If too many of them accrue, your plants and trees can really suffer. If you want to know how to get rid of scale insects in Columbus, Ohio, read on! The two most destructive types of scale insects… Read more »

Backyard Additions Make Outdoor Living Fun and Functional

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With a little planning, your backyard can become a beautiful and functional extension of your home. Five Seasons Landscape Management provides custom design and build services to the Columbus, Ohio, area. Here are some great examples of how you can transform your yard into the outdoor sanctuary of your dreams.   Patios Add Style and… Read more »

Get Ready for Spring Landscaping

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It’s been a chilly April in Columbus, Ohio, but spring is on the way! Here are ways to get your yard ready for the upcoming warmer weather. Attack Crabgrass: These annual weeds are done sleeping and they’re ready to take over your lawn. Make a defensive strike of attack by applying a pre-emergent herbicide to… Read more »

Protect Your Roses In Winter

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If you have hardy rose plants, you probably don’t have to do anything to prep them for winter, but other rose varieties are more delicate and require special protection from the winter’s cold. Delicate rose varieties include: Hybrid teas Floribundas Grandifloras Climbers For protection, your roses need to “harden off” prior to winter so that… Read more »

Prepare Your Yard for Winter

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You can enjoy your fall plants until the ground freezes by prepping your yard for winter. Don’t just leave it up to fate. Here are some helpful tips on cleaning up your beds, cutting back plants, mulching and more! PLANTS Getting your yard ready for winter is not a one-and-done task. Because plants die back… Read more »

Fall Fertilizing for Your Lawn and Landscape

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Fertilize your lawn in the fall and the benefits will extend throughout the year. Next spring your lawn will be more resistant to disease and draught, and it will turn green earlier in the season. When cooler temperatures are upon us, the visible growth of your grass slows down and eventually stops. The roots, however,… Read more »