Terra Cotta Flower Pots

Container Gardens: choosing the right pot

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Whether you have limited space or you’re looking to brighten up your steps or patio, containers are a great way to enjoy some of your favorite flowers! Let’s start with your container… Terra cotta pots are the most common choice.  They’re strong and solid, easy on the budget, and their bright orange color can be a nice contrast to your plants.  Painting terra cotta pots can also be a fun art project for the kids!  Terra cotta is porous so…

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“Follow” and “Like” us!

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Social media is a really great tool for sharing information and connecting with customers. At Peterson Lawn Services in Hopkins, MN, we have found some creative ways of using social media tools so that we can offer our customers special discounts, lawn-care advice, and more! Be a part of the conversation! Track us on one, or all, of these social media platforms to let us know what kind of information you would like. What kinds of special offers do you…

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Rock vs. Mulch

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As I’ve said in another article about garden maintenance, one of the easiest and most effective ways to keep weeds down is to put down a thick layer of mulch or rocks. The main purpose for mulch or rocks is to keep weeds from coming up. Both materials do this by forming a thick barrier between the soil and the open, sunny air. This way weed seeds that land on the material don’t have soil to grow into and any…

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Safety First!

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Like many of you, Peterson Lawn is looking forward to many outdoor projects in the Twin Cities this year. As we’re picking plants and making plans, we’re also keeping safety in mind – especially in excavation projects – and we wanted to encourage you to do the same. It’s very simple (and free) to have your utility lines marked, just go to http://www.gopherstateonecall.org to submit an E-Ticket or call (800) 252-1166 or (651) 454-0002. It can take them a couple…

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