Tacoma Landscape Services won't leave you searching for answers. We are here to serve our customer’s and share our industry knowledge. Read our responses to some common landscape questions and expand your lawn and garden skills today.
Common weed killers contain harmful chemicals that can travel to plants and unwanted areas. Don’t take the risk of putting your family, native wildlife, and paw pals at risk.Tacoma Landscaping Service is proudly Eco-friendly! We have placed some tips and tricks to fight against those unwanted weeds.
There are two solutions you can make with typical house hold products. One solution you can make contains three table spoons of salt with a few small drops of water for liquefaction. Spray the solution on the weed and it will be dehydrated in no time.
The second solution you can make contains Distilled vinegar, water, and dish soap! Place one part water, two parts distilled vinegar, and two drops of dawn dish soap. Place solution into a common spray bottle. Be sure, to spray solution directly on undesired weed. Direct spray contact is important to avoid other plants being harmed.
Another trick is to eliminate photo synthesis. You can do this by placing paper, mulch, or black tarps to smother the weeds.For best results make sure the weeds receive no light.
Lastly when purchasing lawn seed we advise that you buy high quality seed that has less weed seeds or broad leaf seeds. If you need further assistance you can always call Tacoma Landscape service to send our professional's to pull pesky weeds.
Insect planting is when you place native insects in your yard or garden with purpose. Here at Tacoma Landscape Service we know just the right bugs for you. Insect planting can save you hundreds on insecticides and pesticides. In addition to pest control there are many benefits of insect planting like pollination, aphid control and soil enrichment.
Bees - Bees pollinate our food and flowers. One colony of bees can pollinate up to 4000 square meters of crops.
Lady Bugs - Lady bugs are the universal symbol of good luck and most importantly they can eat up to 50 different types of unwanted pests making them a gardeners best friend.
Praying Mantis - The praying mantis eat aphids, pest insects, mosquitoes and many more. they are great insect to to place.
Red Wiggler Worms - The red wiggler worm is a species of earthworms that are an important agent of decomposition. Placed worms will have your yard and garden healthy.
Animal waste can leave germs in your yard, yellow your grass, and dissatisfy your guests. You can do these few simple steps to keep your yard looking its best.
Utilize Water - Keep your pet hydrated. When your paw pal drinks plenty of water it keeps your animals nitrogen levels lower causing less burn damage to grass. Also insure your yard gets plenty of water as well, to keep grass looking green and lush.
You can also train your animal with treats to potty on the border of your yard. As well as scoop feces daily to avoid the problem. If you're too squeamish or too busy from working those long hours at the office, call Tacoma Landscape Service and we can have your yard wast free in a jiffy.
We all know Washingtonian's never fear the rain, until it floods our homes! Tacoma Landscape Service is here to help. You can excavate 12 inches down, creating a trench that leads to the street or a desired location. Once that is complete place Fabric, add stone, place your prefabricated drain, then fabric, and more stone. you can also place a daylight drain or channel drain. If this job sounds like too much work, call our team today and let us be your number one defense.
The Japanese cedar tree is a great option. The tree is 45 feet tall, with a 20 foot spread. The next tree to consider would be the Cryptomeria Radicans tree! This tree grows 12 to 16 feet tall within 5 years. The tree from start will grow about 3 to 4 feet per year. This Tree does great in wind and is adaptable in multiple soils.The next option to consider is the Italian Cypress proudly showing off its tall stature, spear shape, and luxurious look. They can grow up to 40 feet tall for all your privacy needs.
The last tree to consider is the Emerald green Arborvitae. The arborvitae tree grows up 12 to 14 feet tall, with a spread of 3-4 feet. This tree with its close proximity planting space is great for those tight spaces and building hallways.