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5 09, 2022

Fall Is for Planting and Turf Care

By |2022-03-28T00:20:39-04:00September 5, 2022|Commercial, Landscape, Maintenance|0 Comments

Fall Is for Planting and Turf Care I’m often asked, “How often should I aerate my lawn?” The simple answer is most lawns benefit from aeration once a year, but twice a year won’t hurt it, but keep reading. Some of the Benefits of Aeration Include: Improved air exchange between the atmosphere and the soil which leads to better root [...]

1 08, 2022

Simple Guidelines to Trim Your Shrubs

By |2022-03-11T13:02:40-05:00August 1, 2022|Landscape, Maintenance|0 Comments

Simple Guidelines to Trim Your Shrubs To encourage your hedges to grow optimally after trimming, it’s important to know the best time and the best way to do it. Generally, follow a few simple rules and you’ll be good, but remember, there are always a few exceptions. Plants That Flower in Springtime Trim after they have bloomed. Shrubs, such as [...]

1 07, 2022

Happy 4th of July and thank you for your business!

By |2022-03-11T13:02:26-05:00July 1, 2022|Announcement|0 Comments

We want to hear from you! Do you have a topic that you would like us to discuss? Do you have questions about specific plants or trees, lawn problems, or design ideas? Feel free to contact us with your thoughts and ideas. Fill out the form on our website and write your questions in the “Description” section and we will [...]

6 06, 2022

Ways to Keep Your Lawn Healthy in the Heat of Summer

By |2022-03-11T13:28:17-05:00June 6, 2022|Lawn Care, Maintenance|0 Comments

Water in the Morning Mornings are the best time to water lawns – and gardens for that matter. When you water in the morning, the sun has yet to rise to its full intensity, so, your soil is more able to absorb water. Watering later in the day causes evaporation. Also, water deeply and less often to promote deeper roots. [...]

2 05, 2022

4 Reasons Native Plants Should Be a Part of Your Landscape

By |2022-03-11T13:28:28-05:00May 2, 2022|Landscape, Lawn Care|0 Comments

1. Native Plants Are Good for the Environment Native grown plants require less care, have fewer pest and disease issues, and generally use less water and fertilizer than non-native plants. Native plants can also prevent water run-off and improve air quality. 2. Native Plants Create BENIFICIAL Wildlife Habitat in Your Backyard When native plants thrive in their original environment, they [...]

4 04, 2022

3 Landscaping Problems to Look Out for This Spring

By |2022-03-11T13:02:13-05:00April 4, 2022|Landscape, Maintenance|0 Comments

Over mulching, erosion, and weeds are just some of the problems homeowners contend with year after year. Below are some tips on how to address these common problems. 1. Improper Mulching: Mulching is one of the most beneficial acts a homeowner can do for the health of their trees and gardens however, using the wrong materials or applying too much, [...]

1 03, 2022

A Lion or a Lamb?

By |2022-02-07T11:44:50-05:00March 1, 2022|Landscape, Lawn Care, Maintenance|0 Comments

If you have read all of our blogs (and we hope you have) you probably noticed a recurring theme: Preparation is key for beautiful beds and gardens, a healthy lawn, and welcoming outdoor spaces. Well, March is one of those months that is hard to plan for – it could be mild and sunny one day and then dump 6 [...]

2 02, 2022

Combating the Winter Blahs: More Things You Can Do to Prep for Spring

By |2021-04-20T17:20:41-04:00February 2, 2022|Commercial, Landscape, Lawn Care, Lighting, Maintenance, Patios/Walkways, Ponds, Pools, Walls|0 Comments

By now your garden and beds are all prepped for the winter and you have sketched and planned your Spring landscaping and hardscaping projects (You have been doing your assignments, haven’t you?). But if you are still anxious to get out in the yard and get some fresh air on a mild day, there are still a few more things [...]

3 01, 2022

Tips to Prep for Spring

By |2021-04-20T17:18:51-04:00January 3, 2022|Lighting, Patios/Walkways|0 Comments

January should not be a totally lost month regarding your gardens. There are still a few things you can do to prepare for Spring on the warmer days of the month. Maintain your beds: Clean out leaves, deadhead old blooms, wrap shrubs, touch up mulch. Prune trees and shrubs for Spring regrowth. Turn the soil: Turn over vegetable gardens and [...]

29 11, 2021

Choosing a Christmas Tree and Other Tips

By |2021-04-20T17:16:59-04:00November 29, 2021|Maintenance|0 Comments

As a horticulturist, the question I inevitably get at this time of year is, “What is the trick to keeping a cut Christmas tree from drying out/last longer?” There is no trick to it.  Follow these suggestions and your tree should last well through the holiday. Choose a Christmas tree that has firm needles that do not fall from branches when handling [...]

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