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A GOOD PRUNE WILL CHANGE YOUR TUNE.

The homeowner was hot. She took our foreman over to her row of plumbagos that we had just pruned and began raking him over the coals. “You cut too much off!” she yelled. “It will take years for them to grow back. You even cut off all the flowers!” Never…

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ALIEN CROP CIRCLES OR JUST BROWN SPOTS?

I know the homeowner was just joking when he called the brown spots on his lawn “miniature crop circles caused by aliens. But he did have a point. Brown spots do seem to come out of nowhere and seemingly overnight (sans paranormal sound, I hope). But there’s really no mystery to them, and…

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IS YOUR LANDSCAPE COMPANY IN A RUT?

The rain started pouring and I had a decision to make: either tell our landscape-maintenance crew to finish mowing as fast as it could, or just call it a day and come back the next morning. The showers slowed for a bit, but the skies didn’t look good and I…

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