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Arrival of spring weather means yard work


The warm weather signals the return of landscape season.

Newsline 9 talked with lawn and garden centers and landscapers and found that they are ready for the start of their busy season. The start of it has been delayed because of the cold temperatures we have seen for much of the spring.

Scott's Enterprises sent a crew of 5 out to an area bank to trim shrubs, cut old ornamental grasses  and remove mold from the turf.

Senior Project Manager Phil Hopkins says he expects to cram about five  weeks of work into three so his customers lawns will be in shape before mowing season starts.

At Red's Market in Rothschild many of the hardy flowers have now been moved outdoors. Helen McGowan says they are glad to see the return of warmer weather. McGowan laughed, "We have waited so long, now, let's just hope it sticks around!"

The UW Extension offices have a landscaping link for more information on gardening and landscaping

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