Closer up view of the front of a house with plants and trees along the walkway

By Mike Lessard There’s a phrase that comes up often in conversations about home improvement. Especially among people who are thinking of selling their homes. That phrase is “curb appeal.” But what exactly is curb appeal? Why is curb appeal so important? First Impressions Count Go ahead. Take a stroll through your neighbourhood. It doesn’t…

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Melanie Morris of Jeff's Outdoor

At Jeff’s Outdoor, one of our core values is appreciation for the outdoors. People are healthier and happier when they are outside. This month, we introduce you to our office administrator, Melanie Morris, a perfect example of someone who appreciates the outdoors – even if she is the one person who’s stuck in the office…

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Image of a tick on a blade of grass. Ticks.

By Roger Kelley One of the true pleasures of summer is digging your toes into a healthy green lawn. But every year it seems like we hear more about Lyme disease and its debilitating effects. We’re not medical experts at Jeff’s Outdoor, but we do know that Lyme is spread by ticks, which are common…

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water drop on grass

By Joe Carr Have you recently had new sod installed? To establish your new lawn and ensure lasting enjoyment, it’s especially important to care for it properly during the first 6 weeks. Day 1 The sod should be soaked with water as soon as it’s laid. The soil on the back of the sod should…

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By Paul Dumaresq Do you have new outdoor plants at your home or business? You’ll need to provide proper care to keep them looking their best. Here are some basic guidelines to get you started. Water Don’t kill your plants with kindness by overwatering. The is the most common mistake gardeners make. Different plants need…

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Group shot of the employees at Jeff's Outdoor

By Jeff Ronhaar Hi, I’m Jeff from Jeff’s Outdoor. I don’t always like saying those words. Here’s why… When I started Jeff’s Lawn Care at the tender age of 14, I was an energetic kid with a borrowed lawnmower. At the time, it seemed to make sense to call my new enterprise “Jeff’s” (I was…

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