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Autumn Yard Maintenance
Dated: November 2 2020
Trim and shore up trees and bushes. Fall is the right time to look for and trim low-hanging branches that might break in the winter and cause damage. They say oak trees shouldn't be pruned between March and November. In Iowa, there is a very infectious fungus that causes a disease called Oak Wilt.
If you've got bushes around the house, it's always a good idea to trim them away from the house by at least 6 inches. You don't want the bush to ruin your siding and it also discourages any bugs from the bush to sneak in through the siding.
Leaves in the yard got you down? Well, you're going to like this fall tip: Mulch leaves.
Yep, put down that rake. Mulching leaves and leaving them on the grass rather than raking and bagging them is good for the lawn and the environment. As shredded leaves decompose, they feed the yard naturally.
Although, if you have a foot of leaves gathered on your yard (like we do living in the woods!) then it's probably a better idea to combine your raking and mulching efforts. However, if you're tired of living near so many trees, I know a real estate team that can help. Just sayin'
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