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How to Naturally Repel Mosquitoes in Fort Collins

How to Repel Mosquitoes Naturally in Northern Colorado As the warm and sunny days of our Fort Collins summer arrive, everyone gets excited about fun activities like camping, going to the beach at Horsetooth Reservoir, hiking and having picnics. However, with summer comes swarms of mosquitoes that can make any outing miserable. Not only are […]

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How Not to Get Overwhelmed When Cleaning Your House | Backes Landscaping

How Not to Get Overwhelmed When Cleaning Your Fort Collins House As a landscaping company in Fort Collins we talk about the exterior of the home quite a bit. Sometimes we like to discuss other topics such as how to maintain the interior of the home. For some, cleaning the house is a simple task […]

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Old Farmer’s Almanac Provides Insights into Their Weather Prediction Techniques

Can Old Farmer’s Almanac Provide Insights into Fort Collins Weather?   In a July 2021 email to their newsletter subscribers, publishers of The Old Farmer’s Almanac offered a few hints about how they’ve been predicting the weather far in advance with what they have traditionally claimed to be 80% accuracy since the days when President […]

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Incorporating Boulders and Rocks Into Your Fort Collins Landscape Design

As residents of Fort Collins, we know there are many ways to create a spectacular and eye catching home exterior landscape, but it is hard to beat the incorporation of boulders for sheer dramatic effect and eye appeal.  Properly placed rocks and boulders can turn an ordinary landscape into a stunning showcase, and many homeowners […]

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Tree Pruning Fort Collins CO: Taking Good Care of your Trees

Tree care is more complex than individuals often believe. Many homeowners do not consider the ongoing costs and maintenance necessary to keep their trees in optimal condition. This maintenance contributes to the aesthetic value of the tree, as well as the safety and health of the plant. It is important to understand when and how […]

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