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The Many Benefits of Composting

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As people who love trees, plants and the great outdoors we want to make sure we are doing everything we can to care for our planet AND give our plants the best! Do you want to reduce waste and improve your garden? Well, composting is an excellent way to recycle organic matter that can be used as a soil amendment …

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Enjoy the Outdoors: Tips for Mosquito Control

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It may seem like there is a simple solution to avoid having mosquitoes in your backyard: don’t have standing water anywhere in your yard or around your house. But let’s examine a more well-rounded and integrated approach to mosquito and pest control. Remove Mosquito Habitats This step is key to an integrated mosquito control strategy. You simply can’t have any …

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Spring Tree Planting Guide

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Although spring is a great time to plant trees, winter is the perfect time to start planning your spring tree plantings. An important place to start is deciding where you want to plant your trees and choosing the right species. This ensures that when spring arrives, you’ll be ready. If you fail to plan for the upcoming planting season, you …

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The Value in Hiring an Arborist

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Before you can hire an arborist, it is important to understand what one is. An arborist is a highly skilled tree surgeon. They specialize in pruning, tree removal, disease and pest control, and emergency storm damage and care. They have expertise in the needs of trees, which allows them to ensure the tree’s health and natural beauty. Why Hire an …

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Mosquito Control And Your Yard: What Works

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Mosquitoes and other pests can be a painful nuisance at the best of times, and a serious health issue at the worst of times (i.e. West Nile Virus). Either way, mosquito control requires proper care and attention for your yard, trees, and life in general. Here are some practical tips about what works and what doesn’t when it comes to …

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Get the Facts on Winter Tree Care

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If the trees in your yard have been established for a few years, you may think that they don’t need any special winter tree care. After all, you don’t see anyone giving trees in the forest any special treatment during the winter, and they survive just fine, right? Well, believe it or not, the trees in the forest and the …

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How To Get Your Trees Ready For Winter

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We are quickly headed toward the holidays which means that winter weather will soon be winging its way toward us here in the Ashburn area. While Virginia tends to enjoy relatively mild winters in comparison with some parts of the country, many experts are predicting that this year will be even more full of precipitation than usual! As your tree …

Making the Most of Your Outdoor Holiday Lights

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At Growing Earth Tree Care, we have your homestead’s needs in mind. With the season’s change comes holidays. And with holidays come traditions. One of our favorite traditions is seeing Christmas lights adorning the homes of our local communities including Vienna, Springfield, Reston, McLean, Great Falls, Fairfax, Falls Church, Alexandria, Arlington, Ashburn, and more. We are proud to be Northern …