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The Winter Series: Winter Landscape Lighting - Mulch Mound

The Winter Series: Winter Landscape Lighting

Winter landscape lighting can be a great way to add both function and beauty to your outdoor spaces during the colder months of the year. By thoughtfully lighting your garden, you can create a warm and inviting atmosphere, even on the darkest and coldest of days. One of the key elements of winter landscape lighting is to focus on the paths and walkways. Properly lighting the pathways in your garden can help to create a sense of drama and to guide visitors through the garden. Path lights and bollard lights are both great options for illuminating walkways. These fixtures can be placed along the edges of the path, helping to light the way while also providing visual interest. Another key...

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The Winter Series: Winter Maintenance 101 - Mulch Mound

The Winter Series: Winter Maintenance 101

Winter is a unique time of year for landscape maintenance, as the harsh weather conditions can present their own set of challenges. However, with a little preparation and regular maintenance, you can keep your outdoor spaces looking beautiful even during the colder months. Here are some tips for winter landscape maintenance to help you get started.   1. Clear Away Debris Fall leaves and branches can accumulate quickly in the winter, so it's important to keep your lawn and beds clear of debris. This not only keeps your landscape looking neat and tidy, but it also helps to prevent damage from heavy snow and ice.   2. Protect Your Plants The cold weather and harsh winds can take a toll...

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The Winter Series: Winter Lawn Care - Mulch Mound

The Winter Series: Winter Lawn Care

Winter can be a difficult time for lawn care, as the colder temperatures and shorter days can make it hard to keep your lawn looking its best. However, with a little bit of planning and preparation, you can keep your lawn healthy and green even during the winter months. One of the most important steps in winter lawn care is to make sure that your lawn is healthy and well-nourished going into the winter. This means that you should fertilize your lawn in the fall, using a fertilizer that is high in potassium and phosphorus. These nutrients help to strengthen the roots and protect the lawn from the cold winter temperatures. Another key step in winter lawn care is to...

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Fall Clean-Up and Winter Preparation - Mulch Mound

Fall Clean-Up and Winter Preparation

December 21st will officially be the start of winter in the Northern hemisphere. What does that mean for your beautiful home’s landscape? It means it’s time to prepare your yard(s) for winter through the tips and tasks we’ve laid out below. If you’re lucky enough to live in warmer climates, then you get to skip some of these steps, but we recommend you monitor the temperature swings and prepare accordingly. The Trees The best tip we have for your trees is to wrap them up! Especially those trees that are still young and thin. That’s right, trees need to be warmed up too to avoid damage to the trunks from the brutal cold weather where the sap can freeze and...

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