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How Retaining Walls Can Benefit Your Landscape

By Midstate Landscaping Carlisle, PA | Jul 25, 2022

A retaining wall is a landscaping feature designed to support and stabilize the soil. Many homeowners use these walls for adding privacy and changing the shape of their backyards. When installed properly, retaining walls can provide you with a plethora of benefits. Here’s how this hardscape element can help transform your landscape into a visually…

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What You Need To Know About Dyed Mulch

By Midstate Landscaping Carlisle, PA | Jul 7, 2022

Mulch has been proven to provide a myriad of benefits to your landscape. It reduces the amount of soil runoff and prevents weeds from taking over. Appearance-wise, mulch helps make the garden bed look more attractive and uniform.  You have probably seen dyed or colored mulch in other people’s yards. The most popular colors are…

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Benefits of Commercial Lawn Care

By Midstate Landscaping Carlisle, PA | Jun 27, 2022

First impressions are incredibly important for your office and commercial space. When you have a well-designed landscape, your business image will be appealing to old and new clients.  One way to form a great, lasting impression is through commercial lawn care. A good landscape creates a better working environment and enhances curb appeal. Is commercial…

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The Importance of Hardscaping

By Midstate Landscaping Carlisle, PA | Jun 27, 2022

Your outdoor living space or garden is as important as your home’s interiors. It increases the value and desirability of your property. In addition, a well-designed landscape can improve your health and stress levels. Contrary to popular belief, landscaping isn’t just about plants and trees. This also includes hardscaping elements that create depth and diversity…

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Ways To Develop Your Green Thumb

By Midstate Landscaping Carlisle, PA | May 19, 2022

Anyone can have a green thumb—even the newbies in gardening. Growing plants and flowers can be quite tricky. If your plants always wither and die, don’t worry! There are many gardening tips to do things right. But is a green thumb a real thing? Here’s what you need to know about it: What Does “Green…

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What You Need To Know About Sustainable Lawns

By Midstate Landscaping Carlisle, PA | Apr 25, 2022

Growing a lush and healthy lawn is considered a commitment. You need to spend time and effort to have a beautiful lawn at all times. Landscaping and lawn care are not the easiest tasks. That’s why it is satisfying to achieve a perfectly mowed turf. In recent years, more homeowners are now trying out “naturescaping.”…

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How To Grow a Lush Lawn

By Midstate Landscaping Carlisle, PA | Apr 12, 2022

As homeowners, we want to have a lawn that looks its best all year long. We tend to feel sad when we see brown spots on our lawn. If your lawn is on the undesirable side, it’s time to put in a little extra work. There are ways to boost your yard’s aesthetic appeal.  In…

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Spring Lawn Care Tips To Remember

By Midstate Landscaping Carlisle, PA | Mar 24, 2022

When we think of spring, we immediately start our landscaping chores. As early as March, you may tackle spring lawn care and get your landscape ready for the growing season. If you don’t have a spring lawn care checklist, let Midstate Landscaping help you! We’d prepared a guide on cleaning, fertilizers, and other gardening chores.…

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Lesser-Known Risks of Improper Mulch Application

By Midstate Landscaping Carlisle, PA | Mar 14, 2022

If you have a garden or lawn at home, you already know how beneficial mulching is. Many people use a mulch to control weed and retain soil moisture. This landscaping practice is also done to reduce soil erosion and improve the aesthetic of your lawn. Different Types of Mulch Organic and inorganic are the two…

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