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Why Is Your Soil pH Important?

Turf has specific pH requirement for optimum growth, and as we say it at ELM, “if you start from the ground up, together, we can make informed decisions about your lawn management”. For this reason, it is important to do annual soil tests in order to get the data for a soil specific program for your commercial landscape to properly dial in your fertilization and liming.

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Crabgrass Invading Your Commercial Property?

With summer started, the hot and dry weather begins, and with it comes optimal conditions for crabgrass. As a commercial property manager, now is the time to work with your landscape services provider to insure the proper preventive and control applications take place. These preventive actions will preserve the quality of your turf and the curb appeal of your property.

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Self watering planters- simple, effective and colorful cost savers

If you are looking for a way to add color to your commercial property, particularly at entries, plazas and courtyards; planters can be the right solution to add vibrant color to these hardscape areas. Some facility managers have held back on these visual accents due to the cost of watering, either by the facility team or service provider.

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How to take charge of your landscape?

This is the time of the year when you should start thinking about your commercial property. It is almost March and there may be snow on the ground. When it melts you will want review any potential winter damage and for ways to enhance the curb appeal of your property. Reach out to your landscape professional for suggestions on site enhancements.

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