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Fact or Myth: Cold Weather Kills Off Insects

Warm Winters Mean More Pests in Summer, Right? Not So Fast… You’ve heard it before: A cold winter means fewer insects next summer; warm winter, be prepared for a buggy season.  Some things get stated so often and so emphatically that we take them to be truths, but is this… Read More»

Embrace Your (Grass) Roots!

FALL Lawn Fertilization = A Healthier Lawn ALL Year! Fertilizing in the Fall is key to a green lawn next summer!   Fall brings ideal growing conditions for your lawn with cool nights, warm days, ample rainfall and morning dew. These conditions are just about as good as it gets for… Read More»

Preparing Trees & Shrubs for Winter’s Impact Part II

In Part I, we shared the reasons why you need to consider winterizing your trees and shrubs.  In this post, we’ll talk about what can you do to protect your investment and help your landscape thrive come next spring. Some things to consider ahead of winterizing your trees and shrubs:… Read More»

Preparing Trees & Shrubs for Winter’s Impact Part I

Why Should You Winterize Your Trees and Shrubs? As the weather turns cooler, it’s time to prepare your trees and shrubs for the truly cold, harsh winter months that are right around the corner.  If you’ve been meticulous about landscaping with plants hardy for our region, you may think you’re… Read More»

Why Soil pH Matters

Want a greener, healthier lawn?  Common wisdom would have us believe the answer is to fertilize – generally in the spring and fall.  Is it enough?  Do you even need to fertilize?  Which nutrients does your lawn need?  All good questions, but the first question is, what is your soil’s… Read More»

Let Your Lawn Breathe!

Give your lawn a breather!  Your grass is a plant – one, continuous stretch of green, so it may be easy to forget this fact since it’s not in a pot or a landscape bed, but grass is a plant.  And like any plant, it’s roots need oxygen to thrive. … Read More»

Organic approach to mosquito control

We need the rain and we love the warm weather.  And so do mosquitoes.  In addition to being annoying, and their bites being itchy, mosquitoes are downright dangerous as they carry a number of viruses and diseases.  We count on their natural enemies such as birds, bats, and dragonflies to help keep… Read More»

Protect Your Investment From “Tiny” Threat

  We all like to have a beautiful, green lawn, but what about those trees and shrubs you’ve spent so much money on over the years. Do you give them the care and attention they deserve? Let’s face it, if you’re like most people, you plant your ornamentals, take care… Read More»