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How to Repair A Pet Damaged Lawn
June 9, 2021

At All Metro Service Companies, we are often called upon to repair a pet-damaged lawn. This is especially true of damage done by dogs. In fact, as your lawn greens up this spring, you may have found patches of dead grass. While there are other causes of dead areas in…

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Choosing the Best Lawn Fertilizer for Your Yard
May 30, 2021

Finding the best lawn fertilizer for your yard can be confusing. There are so many options: organic vs. synthetic, liquid vs. granular, and slow-release vs. quick-release. This article will help you narrow the choices down to what is best for your turfgrass.   The Meaning of the Numbers When you…

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How to Identify Common Lawn Pests
May 15, 2021

Common lawn pests can really do a number on your turfgrass. They can leave it yellow and dead instead of lush and green. Getting rid of these pests requires figuring out what pests you have since not all treatments kill all lawn pests. Below, we’ve listed some of the most…

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What to Ask When Hiring a Provider for Lawn Mowing Services
April 28, 2021

Hiring a provider for lawn mowing services is just like hiring for any position. You should do a preliminary phone interview or reach out to the company online. If they answer your preliminary questions satisfactorily, then you need to have them come out and see your lawn. Then you can…

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Minnesota Tree and Shrub Pruning Guide
April 12, 2021

Pruning trees and shrubs mean selectively removing branches to keep the tree or shrub healthy and look pleasing. Removing out the dead and dying branches, or ones infested with pests or disease, keep the problem from getting worse. Trimming off branches that pose a safety risk keeps people and buildings,…

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The Importance of Spring Clean-Up for Landscaping
March 26, 2021

You may have heard you need to do a spring clean-up for your landscaping, but not be sure exactly what you need to do or why. This clean-up sets your landscape up to succeed from spring until it goes dormant next winter. Below are several things you need to do…

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20 Landscaping Ideas for Your Backyard
March 13, 2021

According to Angie’s List, landscaping should be updated or refreshed every 5-10 years. While that doesn’t always mean you need to update your entire property from scratch, it does mean tweaking areas of your yard that need attention. In our previous post, we explored 20 landscaping ideas for your front…

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20 Landscaping Ideas for your Front Yard
February 27, 2021

The first step to starting any landscaping project is to get ideas of the concepts you like and dislike. And if you’re looking for front yard landscaping ideas, then look no further. We’ve compiled twenty ideas to get you started so you can begin the landscaping process.  Stairways & Retaining…

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How to Keep Landscaping Fresh with Landscape Mulch
February 10, 2021

One of the easiest and most affordable ways to improve your property is to freshen up your landscaping mulch. It can bring new life to an older garden bed or add an accent to your property. With the variety of mulch types available, there’s always something available for each property…

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Ice Dam Removal – Tips, Tools, & Prevention
January 19, 2021

Preventing and treating damage over the winter is important – especially when it comes to ice dam removal. Left untreated, ice dams can loosen shingles, damage gutters (in extreme cases it can tear them off), and cause water damage to your home. Too much water damage can turn into mold!…

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Landscape Design & Why You Should Start Planning Early
January 15, 2021

Landscape design is a process that can occur all year round. But for most people, it’s something that we don’t remember until the snow has melted. If you’re waiting to start your landscape design project until spring, think again! In most cases, getting started early will ensure that your project…

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Why Hire an ISA Certified Arborist?
December 14, 2020

What is an ISA Certified Arborist? An ISA (International Society of Arboriculture) Certified arborist is a trained tree specialist. Their certification is a voluntary process that any arborist can receive provided they have enough knowledge and training. A comprehensive examination provided by the nation’s top tree experts determines if an…

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