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What To Plant Now

The days are getting a bit warmer and the stores are stocking up on gardening items. Right now would be a great time to buy bagged fruit trees, grape vines and berry plants. The prices are usually lower for bagged … Continue reading

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How to Kill Wasps and Hornets

Spraying Wasps and Hornets OK, this is what I have done in the past, cover yourself from head to toe, that means wear a hat, gloves, thick padded pants, a coat and get a mosquito net to cover your face. … Continue reading

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Chupacabra Desert Race in Gallup, NM 2012

The second annual Chupacabra Motocross and Desert Race was held in Gallup, NM on July 21 and 22, 2012. Dirt bike riders from all over converged on the small city of Gallup to compete in the race or to simply … Continue reading

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Best Leaf Blower

Backpack or Handheld Blower? Over the past 23 years we have used several different leaf blowers in our landscape maintenance business. Our first blower was an Echo handheld gas powered unit. It was a great machine and because we were … Continue reading

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Blower Repair and String Trimmer Repair

What To Do When Your String Trimmer or Blower Will Not Start Should you take your string trimmer, weedeater or blower to the local repair shop? No, you can repair them yourself and it’s really very easy. If you have … Continue reading

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What Is The Best Weed Eater, String Trimmer or Weed Wacker?

Electric String Trimmers vs Gas Powered String Trimmers When I started my lawn care business, my first string trimmer or weedwacker was an electric Weedeater brand, with a curved shaft. I used a 100 foot cord and flipped it all … Continue reading

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The Best Lawn Mower

Choosing The Best Lawn Mower When I started my landscape maintenance business, my first lawn mower was a home owner’s model Craftsman push mower. It faired pretty well, but not being self-propelled, and needing to cut several lawns in one … Continue reading

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Start Your Own Landscape Maintenance Business

Starting A Home Based Landscape Maintenance Business Is Really Pretty Easy Ever thought of having your own business? Well, starting your own landscape maintenance business is really very easy and start up costs can be pretty low. I operated a … Continue reading

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Watering Your Turf

As we go into the next few months, we can expect to use more water in order to keep our lawns looking great. The problem most people in the United States of America have is that they over-water their lawns. … Continue reading

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White Sands National Monument, NM

White Sands National Monument is a great day trip, located in sunny New Mexico, just 15 miles from Alamogordo, NM and 52 miles from Las Cruces, NM. White Sands is an absolutely amazing place to visit, it is the world’s … Continue reading

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