Recent Blog Posts

Bulbs are a Bright Idea

No other types of plants will give the gardener more beauty, or a wider range of variety, color and flowering times than flowering bulbs. They produce flowers of incredible colors from one end of the growing season to the other.

Tips For Spring Weed Killing

Surely you’ve heard of spring cleaning but spring weed killing can be a whole lot more interesting. Here are some things according to Dawn West of AllAboutLawns. com to help you beat out the weeds:Preemptive strikeThere’s no better way to fight them than if they’re not there yet. If you know that weeds are forming under the surface, take control first by using pre-emergence herbicides.

Choosing & Using Spreaders

No matter what kind of lawn products you use, their performance depends in large measure on the quality of the spreader that you use to apply them. A poor-quality spreader often leaves missed streaks or patches in the lawn where the material is either not applied, or is applied at the wrong rate.

Cutting Comments

With spring's bloom just weeks away, take a look at your shrubs and consider pruning them. To encourage strong growth, cut away dead, damaged or spindly branches. And if you want to reshape the plant, do it now rather than when foliage starts masking the underlying branch structure.

Thirsty Trees

  Though trees are much more resilient than flowers or grass, you still need to pay attention to how much water they're getting, especially as hot weather hits.