Planning Your Lawn & Garden for Next Year

You have now secured your yard for the harsh winter months. That means now is the time to reflect on your lawn and garden successes from the past year and to focus on what improvements can be made moving forward! Grab yourself a cup of hot tea or cocoa, and begin with some self-reflection.  What…

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Early Winter Yard Maintenance Recommendations

Yard in the Winter

While the winter season gives us an excuse to stay cuddled up inside with a good book or our favorite television series, we certainly don’t want to neglect our lawn and garden for too long. There are some things you can do now to make your life easier in the spring!   Winter yard maintenance is…

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Minimizing the Damage Caused by Rock Salt this Winter

driveway snow removal

While rock salt is a safe solution for icy walking surfaces, it can have negative impacts on your property that you work so hard to keep in good condition. Find out more about how to be mindful of the damage caused by salt on your driveway, lawn, and landscaping as well as how to minimize…

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Fall Planting & Pruning

Rake + Leaves

An essential task during the fall (along with sipping on your favorite seasonal beverage) is to plant and prune your trees and shrubs correctly. For healthier, more beautiful landscaping next year, here’s some suggestions for what you should tackle this autumn season.  How Do I Care For My Trees and Shrubs in the Fall? With…

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Leaves to Leaf Compost: Preparing for Fall

leaf pile

As temperatures begin to drop and football season begins, that can only mean one thing – fall is approaching! There is no better season in Ohio than the fall. The leaves begin to change color and the weather is perfect for enjoying warm coffee and toasty campfires. However, it can also be a bit of…

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An Overview on Aggregates: When to Use What

gravel garden path

Kurtz Bros. is proud to offer a variety of landscape aggregates, specifically various types of limestone, gravel, and sand. But what exactly is the difference between these types, and how will you know when to use each variety? Let us give you a breakdown of each of these aggregates to make your decision a little…

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Preparing for Bulk Delivery

bulk mulch

Believe it or not, the 2021 summer season is already winding down! As we approach the fall season ahead, it seems like the perfect time to provide some insight regarding bulk delivery for future projects.  Our Bulk Delivery Process Whether you are preparing to complete some projects this fall or you are already planning ahead…

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Brood X Cicadas: Lawn & Garden Concerns

Brood X Cicada

Just when we were all feeling the relief of making it through 2020 and COVID-19, here come the Brood X cicadas! After spending 17 years underground, the cicada swarms have finally emerged, and they are causing some anxiety about how to handle them if they invade your yard. Let us provide some insight on what…

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Rethinking Aggregates in Your Landscape Plans

Garden Bench & Gravel

New inspiration for yard and garden care is all around us. Whether you see some ideas on HGTV, Pinterest, or your local nursery, you may be realizing that your own space could use a bit of an update. Aggregates may be the perfect option for you!  Aggregates are small materials that are used to enhance…

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What to Look for in a Wholesale Landscape Supplier

Home Landscaping

Here at Kurtz Bros., we realize your time is valuable. As spring approaches, you’ll be in need of your annual yard and garden supplies, and we want to make your experience as simple and smooth as possible.  While wholesale suppliers do have some similarities, there are also important differences to recognize before beginning outdoor preparation…

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