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beginners guide to composting

Beginners Guide to Composting: 6 Steps to Get Started

Many gardeners refer to composting material as “Gardeners Gold” or “Black Gold.” There are so many benefits to composting and nothing better you can do for your soil. If you’re ready to turn your trash into treasure, you can create a successful composting project in just about any setting, from outdoor piles in your backyard …

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what are the benefits of composting

Ask the Experts: What are the Benefits of Composting?

Composting is nature’s way of recycling. According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), yard waste and food scraps make up over 28% of what we throw away. These materials should be composted instead. If you aren’t familiar with composting, it’s the natural process in which organic materials are broken down to create a nutrient-rich soil …

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Seasonal Tree Care: Expert Tips From Certified Tree Professionals

Landscaping your yard might be one of your most satisfying activities as a homeowner. And, if you do it right, your efforts can add significant value to your home. But, as the seasons change, are you supposed to do something different? In fact, you are.  There’s a lot to remember about seasonal tree care, so …

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High Hopes

One of the oldest trees in South Carolina is located in historic Conway, SC. The tree has become root bound due to road and sidewalk construction. Total Tree and Lake Care has taken the tree under it’s care to try to save it. Follow the progress…

The Root of the Problem

In this video blog, Todd Stephenson, ISA Certified Arborist, shares some insights on how the symptoms are seen above the ground but the problem is in the roots. Die back, lack of vigor, and leave shedding are all symptoms of a bigger problem… lack of nutrients in the soil. Watch this video to learn more.

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