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Most Common Retaining Wall Materials

By Midstate Landscaping Carlisle, PA | Feb 2, 2023

Known for being versatile and functional, retaining walls add definition and aesthetic appeal to your property. They are a structural feature that supports and holds back a sloping patch of soil. When installed properly, it can serve as a barrier that prevents soil erosion. In this article, we will discuss the types of retaining walls…

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Difference Between Snow Removal and Snow Plowing

By Midstate Landscaping Carlisle, PA | Jan 16, 2023

When the cold winter season rolls in, it’s important to clean your sidewalks and driveways. Removing snow can be done through professional methods or by plowing. Many people use snow removal and snow plowing interchangeably. However, they are not exactly the same thing. Each has its pros and cons, which is why knowing the difference…

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Tips for Choosing a Snow Removal Company

By Midstate Landscaping Carlisle, PA | Jan 16, 2023

With winter in its full bloom, your landscape might already be covered with snow and ice. If you don’t want to shovel snow yourself, why not hire someone for the job? Now’s the right to research and pick the right snow removal company to clear snow for you. Choosing the right snow removal service will…

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Dos and Don’ts of Winter Landscaping

By Midstate Landscaping Carlisle, PA | Dec 26, 2022

Winter is a challenging season for your landscape because the extreme cold can damage trees and grass. It’s much harder to maintain the appearance of your lawn when it’s fully covered in ice and snow. But don’t fret because there are simple ways you can have a beautiful landscape this cold season. In this blog,…

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Things To Consider Before Planting a Tree

By Midstate Landscaping Carlisle, PA | Dec 8, 2022

Planting a tree requires in-depth knowledge and preparation. You can consider this an investment that needs to be monitored and taken care of. When planted on your property, it can boost curb appeal and provide shade for your home. However, tree planting is not as simple as it may seem. There are several steps that…

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Organic Mulch vs Decorative Rocks: Which Is Better?

By Midstate Landscaping Carlisle, PA | Nov 12, 2022

Mulch is a material that you apply after planting trees and shrubs. There are many benefits to adding mulch to your home’s landscape. It retains soil moisture, reduces weed growth, and adds organic matter to your soil. Apart from a myriad of functions and benefits, it also gives a uniform appearance to garden design. There…

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How To Transform Your Garden on a Budget

By Midstate Landscaping Carlisle, PA | Oct 22, 2022

Whether you want a minimalist or tropical garden, designing your landscape can be overwhelming and expensive. But giving your garden a budget-friendly makeover is easier than you think. Take a look at how you can save money while freshening up your landscape. Read this blog to help you get started.  Clean Your Patio and Lawn…

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Most Common Lawn and Turf Diseases

By Midstate Landscaping Carlisle, PA | Oct 13, 2022

Maintaining your landscape is not an easy task. It requires time and effort to ensure a healthy and vigorous lawn. When you skip lawn maintenance and care, diseases might take over your turfgrass. A landscape that does not receive enough water and fertilizer is more susceptible to disease. If you notice a dead or dying…

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Adding Pops of Color to Your Lawn

By Midstate Landscaping Carlisle, PA | Sep 28, 2022

To create a pleasing landscape, you need to use color effectively. Choosing the right colors can bring your outdoor space to a whole new level. This should be one of the most important considerations in designing your overall landscape. It’s no secret that a colorful landscape catches the eye and improves your mood. From striking…

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