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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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

Here’s a watering rule of thumb: Water deep, not often. Water should reach 8 to 12 inches down, creating a well of water for plants and trees to draw upon in high heat. To determine if you’ve reached your mark, press a large screwdriver into the soil: If it meets resistance, keep watering. Hand-watering with […]

Go for Color when filling out your Flower Beds! This is a great time to finish those final tasks to set up your property for summer and add some color.. Fill in the open spots in your beds with annuals which give you instant color. It’s a great time for planting just about anything – […]

Kick it into high gear! Summer is right around the corner.  It is time to tend to your garden and landscape, there is a lot to do: Plant some annuals through your landscape to add splashes of color. Now’s the time to divide overgrown perennials and sharpen their profiles. At the same time you can […]