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Posted on: October 22, 2014

Dormant and Snow Seeding for Site Stabilization

Think you've waited to long to seed your construction site? All is not lost. The Minnesota Department of Transportation has recommendations for dormant and snow seeding. Just remember that unvegetated areas will still... Read on...

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Posted on: October 15, 2014

There's a Right Way and a Wrong Way to Remove Buckthorn

Buckthorn can resprout from the stump, so it is very important to either spray the stump with a brush strength herbicide immediately after cutting or to pull the entire plant out by the root. Some herbicides can also work... Read on...

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Posted on: October 9, 2014

Want to Get Rid of the Buckthorn in Your Yard, but Not Sure What it Looks Like?

Common and Glossy Buckthorn are the two types of invasive non-native buckthorn found in Minnesota. The ends of most Common Buckthorn branches have a thorn that is hugged (set in between) either two buds or two leaves. The... Read on...

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Posted on: October 8, 2014

Did You Know Fall is the Best Time of Year to Fertilize Your Lawn?

The University of Minnesota Extension Service recommends that the majority of lawn fertilizer be spread in the fall (not the spring) for lawn and environmental health.

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