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Brothers Grimm Landscape & Design Co.

Armyworms – a new threat to your lawn

We have just recently learned of a new threat to your lawns that has come out of the south.  At this point, the experts believe that the moths blew into the area about a month ago by the storm front that blew through.  We have just begun to see damage from these...

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August Operations

With August already here, it means summer is almost over.  July definitely threw us for some loops with the odd weather, so it’s hard to guess what August will give us.  I wanted to take a moment and thank you all for your patience with our delayed schedule this...

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How to Landscape Around Your Pool

Enjoying summer with a backyard pool is certainly a memorable experience. A well designed and landscaped backyard oasis, however, can be magical. Inground pool landscaping offers homeowners the ability to transport themselves to the tropics as well as increase the...

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What Plants Help with Drainage

Nobody loves sitting water in the yard. Whether it’s a result of compact/clay subsoil, a sloping landscape, or seasonal rain, poorly drained soil can lead to a muddy aesthetic issue. Or worse: it  can create foundation issues within your home.  Planting is a smart way...

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Things to Think of When Designing Your Backyard

Backyard landscape design offers homeowners the opportunity to create a personal oasis,  entertainment space, kids play area, or all three combined. As exciting as it may be to take on a makeover project, there are plenty of factors to weigh before you start digging...

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Mulching 101

After investing in beautiful plants and trees across your landscape, it might seem like mulch is the simple final step to capping off your work of art. Mulch is easy to install and makes a big visual difference around any yard. However, mulch does more than simply...

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Plants that Grow Well in Ohio

Choosing plants for your landscape requires some analysis and planning. From sunlight and wind exposure to water availability and soil type, there’s plenty to consider. The erratic weather and opposite temperature extremes in Ohio can make this more challenging. But...

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Starting to Wind Down 2020

Wow, what a crazy year it has been!  After a slow start, we finally got up and running.  While everything has run longer than we expected, it’s nice to see fall is actually on schedule for the first time in a while.  When I am writing the monthly newsletters, I always...

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Plant Profile – Bald Cypress

The Bald Cypress is an interesting tree.  While during the growing season it looks like a cone bearing evergreen tree, it is actually a deciduous tree with a beautiful red fall color. It is an incredible hardy tree and adapts to many different soil types.  It can...

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To Home Show or Not to Home Show?

That is the question!  Typically, in November, we like to give you dates for the upcoming show and announce the theme of our garden.  But this year is different.  COVID has brought so many challenges and changes to our everyday lives, and the Home Show has not gone...

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