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17
Jun

Bank Robber Dressed As A Tree Caught In N.H.

Bank Robber Dressed As A Tree Caught In N.H. Bank Robber Dressed As A Tree Caught In N.H. – MANCHESTER, NH Police say they’ve caught the man who dressed up as a tree and robbed a bank in Manchester, New Hampshire.  A man duct-taped tree branches to his head and body and walked into the Citizens Bank on Elm Street just as

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16
Jun

3 types of Wild flowers

Three types of Wildflowers To understand how wildflowers grow and reproduce, it’s important to know which type of plant is being discussed. These plant types, of course, apply not only to wildflowers, but to all the thousands of hybrids that have been “made” from them as garden flowers we all enjoy. Remember, every flower is descended from a wildflower (or

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24
Apr

Why do Fall leaves change color?

We all enjoy the colors of autumn leaves. The changing fall foliage never fails to surprise and delight us. Did you ever wonder how and why a fall leaf changes color? Why a maple leaf turns bright red? Where do the yellows and oranges come from? To answer those questions, we first have to understand what leaves are and what

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18
Apr

Phrases from the Old Days

In Shakespeare’s time, mattresses were secured on bed frames by ropes. When you pulled on the ropes the mattress tightened, making the bed firmer to sleep on. Hence the phrase… “goodnight, sleep tight.” It was the accepted practice in Babylon 4,000 years ago that for a month after the wedding, the bride’s father would supply his son-in-law with all the

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23
Nov

 Winter Weather!

As temperatures drop, we look to keep our crews safe. Looks like tomorrow will be icy, so the office is planning on being closed and not sending any crews out. A good reminder that we are transitioning into our winter schedule. If you have not had your maintenance visit either last week or today, please note that we have been

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21
Dec

Portland Landscape

Oregon boasts one of the most diverse variety of landscapes in the nation. We have cities, beaches, mountains, deserts, forests…you name it, Oregon has it! By living here in Portland, your home sits smack dab in the middle of these landscapes and therefore has the ability to reflect your choice of these themes. There are hundreds of mediums and ideas

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21
Dec

Landscape Designer Portland

There’s a big difference between a landscaper and the guy that shows up with a mower in the back of his pickup truck. Not to say that that guy doesn’t do a great job, but give serious thought to what you want out of your landscaper before hiring someone who is not a licensed landscape contractor. When speaking with a

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21
Dec

Paver Driveway Portland

A paver driveway is a beautiful way to improve the curb appeal of your home. They will add value and elegance to any home. Pavers are often chosen for their low-maintenance, but nowhere is that more valuable than in your driveway…often the first thing seen when approaching your house. While the upfront cost may be slightly higher, the money you save on

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21
Dec

Paver Patio Portland

There are many options when it comes to designing an outdoor living space. A hardscaped paver patio is a beautiful, classic way to go. The hundreds of styles, shapes, colors and patterns offered by paver bricks allow for a countless number of patios that are completely and totally unique.While the upfront cost may be slightly higher, the money you save on

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21
Dec

Landscape Lighting Portland

What good does a landscape do if you aren’t able to enjoy it round the clock? A well-designed landscape lighting plan can make sure that your landscape is in the spotlight when the sun goes down. In fact, some aspects of your landscape may even take on a special beauty at night. Landscape lighting also increases the safety of your

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