27 Jan 2019

Start thinking about what you would like to do this spring … As we start a new year, there are things you can think about regarding your landscape and garden. If you have not done it already, remove your outdoor hoses and make sure your hose bibs are shut off and protected from freezing. Stock […]

13 Jan 2019

Both sodium chloride (rock salt) and calcium chloride will remove snow and ice, BUT they are harmful to pavers and ANY concrete surface. Products that contain Calcium Magnesium Acetate as their active ingredient are considered safer for application to your paving stones.  If this is not available, try for a product such as magnesium pellets […]

08 Dec 2018

Winter is here and the cold winter weather is right around the corner.  Here are are some simple tips to prep your home for the winter season: If it snows, remove snow from your evergreen shrubs to prevent the branches from breaking.  Tap the branches gently to do this, from the bottom up if there […]

17 Nov 2018

You still have time to prepare your landscape for Winter AND work you do now can have rewards next Spring. Fall is a good time to select and plant trees and shrubs. Fall planting encourages good root development, allowing the plants to get established before spring. If weather is dry, provide water up until the […]

02 Nov 2018

Remember, Daylight Savings Time ends this Sunday, November 4th at 2am, so before you go to bed Saturday night, move your clocks back 1 hour. One added benefit of our seasonal clock changing, is that it can serve as a friendly reminder to take care of some other important tasks around the house which should […]

15 Sep 2018

With the arrival of Fall our gardens and landscape begin their transition for the winter.  This presents a great opportunity to prepare your landscape for the upcoming winter and even for next Spring. Fall is a good time to select and plant trees and shrubs. Fall planting encourages good root development, allowing the plants to […]

11 Aug 2018

There are many things you can do as the summer winds down to prepare your landscape for Fall. There is no better time to sow grass seed than in the period between August 15th and October 15th. This applies to Fescue, Bluegrass, and Ryegrass, some of the most common turf-grasses in our area. Plant Fall […]

15 Jul 2018

Pay attention to your yard’s watering needs. July is the month when things hit their stride in your garden and yard. But it’s no time to sit back, if you want to keep things beautiful from now through the fall. Here are a few things you should pay attention to this month. Start with watering. […]