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Fall Grass Seeding: What is Dormant Seeding?

If your lawn is not as lush and green as you would like, but you have missed the optimal seeding window this fall (August to September), you still have options that will allow you to have a great lawn next spring. … Continue reading

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Outdoor Cleanup Tasks You Absolutely Must Do in the Fall

Each year when fall rolls around and the leaves start to turn, it’s time to start preparing your yard for the winter ahead. Read on for the most important tasks you need to take care of this season. Prune Your … Continue reading

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Top STIHL Power Tools that Every Homeowner Needs to Have

High-quality power tools are essential for any homeowner’s arsenal. Here at Ralph Helm Inc., we carry a broad selection of power tools from STIHL, one of the top brands in the industry. Read on for the top STIHL products that … Continue reading

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Maintenance Tips to Make Your Yard Look Amazing this Summer and Fall

In early summer, many families are still scrambling to finish up school and after-school activities and may not be able to fully enjoy the beauty of their backyard. By the late summer and fall, however, people are headed back outdoors to enjoy the … Continue reading

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Prune Like a Pro: Top 5 Tips for Amazing Shrubs

Things can quickly get dicey when it comes to proper shrub and hedge maintenance — too much fertilizer and you risk burning the delicate leaves, too much pruning and you’ll end up with something that looks like an 80s haircut … Continue reading

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Benefits of a Installing a Lawn Irrigation System

A well-maintained lawn highlights the home in a beautiful frame of green while providing additional space for children’s games and summer parties. One of the keys to good-looking expanses of green is proper watering, and one of the easiest ways … Continue reading

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Summer Lawn Care Tips for a Beautiful Yard

Summer grants fairer weather and longer daylight hours, bringing everyone outdoors and offering the best-growing potential for grass and other garden plants. The season represents an opportunity to enhance front yards so they increase curb appeal and turn backyards into … Continue reading

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Stay Safe While Caring for Your Lawn this Summer

Most home and business owners don’t consider lawn care to be a dangerous activity, but the statistics prove that it definitely can be.  According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSM), more than a quarter of a million people are … Continue reading

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Follow These Tips to Enjoy a Fun and Safe Summer

Summer is here, and that means more outdoor time, fun in the sun and, unfortunately, an increased potential for accidents and mishaps. Not only can extreme heat be life threatening, but some of the activities we like to do in … Continue reading

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Grass Types That Will Thrive in Your Yard

It might be tempting to pick up the bag of grass seed that is either the most affordable or has the prettiest picture on the label, but this could turn out to be a mistake. Lawn grasses are very climate … Continue reading

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