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19 06, 2019

CM’s A Cut Above is now CM’s Outdoor Solutions Group!

2019-06-19T21:26:35+00:00June 19th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

We’ve got a fresh new look and we’re excited to share it with you! CM’s A Cut Above is now CM’s Outdoor Solutions Group! While “CM’s” and our familiar blue remain, you can see we’ve made a few tweaks. We started as a mowing service over 30 years ago. In the time [...]

3 12, 2018

Dandelions

2018-12-31T18:08:30+00:00December 3rd, 2018|Categories: Tips|

Did you know that dandelion greens are considered a delicacy? They are a slightly more bitter than spinach, but with a little olive oil and balsamic vinegar, you have a salad. Of course, you have to find greens which have not been sprayed this spring by well-meaning, but misinformed chemical applicators (or homeowners). It is a [...]

3 12, 2018

Planting a Garden for Cut-Flowers

2018-12-31T18:09:30+00:00December 3rd, 2018|Categories: Tips|

No centerpiece is as lovely as a vase of freshly cut flowers.  Sure, you can pick up a bunch at most grocery stores, but who knows how long they've been sitting in that tub of water.  Wouldn't it be great to be able to walk into your own garden and cut a beautiful bouquet?  Here's [...]

3 12, 2018

How to Plant an Edible Landscape

2018-12-31T18:11:38+00:00December 3rd, 2018|Categories: Tips|

Is there anything better than walking out the door and picking fruit from your own orchard? OK, so most of us don’t have an orchard, but we can have a fruit tree or vegetable garden. There are so many options available today and home gardens are wonderful family activities. In addition to the freshness factor [...]

3 12, 2018

Dried Flower Arrangements

2018-12-31T18:12:50+00:00December 3rd, 2018|Categories: Tips|

Have you seen dried floral arrangements and wondered "How did they do that?" You, too, can preserve the beautiful flowers you nurture in your own landscape. Here's how: Decide what flowers you want to harvest and how you to use them. Dried flowers can be used in floral arrangements for a long-lasting centerpiece; they can [...]

3 12, 2018

Put Your Landscape Beds to Bed

2018-12-31T18:12:10+00:00December 3rd, 2018|Categories: Tips|

The telltale signs are here. First comes football season. Then the weather is absurdly amazing (we can dream that every autumn always starts out beautiful). Leaves start to fall. It is nearly time to give our landscape beds some attention. After several hard frosts: -Cut perennials back to soil level and remove debris. -Consider which [...]

3 12, 2018

Holiday Lighting Hang Ups No More

2018-12-31T18:13:27+00:00December 3rd, 2018|Categories: Tips|

We hope your list of events this holiday season is long and joyful. If that list is a little too long, why not let us help? Forget about tangled lights, scary ladders, and freezing fingertips. CM’s can bring a little magic to your front door, with our professional and well-trained holiday lighting team. Our holiday [...]

3 12, 2018

Landscape Tool Organization and Storage

2018-12-31T18:14:03+00:00December 3rd, 2018|Categories: Tips|

After your fall clean-up is complete for the year, it is time to winterize your tools so that they are sharp, sanitized, and easy to find come spring. Clean all soil and debris off tools. Sanitize tools, especially those that have been used on diseased plant material. Sharpen blades of hoes, pruners, spades, loppers, and [...]