Recent Blog Posts

Pruning can be very beneficial – even essential – for flowering shrubs, but it can be intimidating to pick up a pair of shears and attack your favorite blooming bush. If you understand the general rules of thumb for pruning flowering shrubs, you can keep your shrubs even more beautiful.

Grafting is a useful technique to increase the hardiness of your fruit trees, but what is it and can you learn to do it even if you aren't a professional arborist?

Spring is a favorite season for many gardeners, and performing the proper tasks from late winter through late spring can help you enjoy a productive, bountiful growing season. In late winter… When a few warm days arrive late in winter, it's time to start thinking about spring gardening.

Similar to many of life’s activities, the health and longevity of your lawn is highly dependent on planning ahead. The use of pre-emergent lawn treatments, including fertilizers and herbicides, is crucial in maintaining a gorgeous green lawn throughout spring and summer.

Even in the middle of winter, gardeners can plan for a bountiful harvest, and because February is the shortest winter month, spring is that much closer!

Starting seeds indoors can seem intimidating for gardeners who may not have the greenest thumbs, but it's not hard to do with the right preparation and attentive care. Why Start Your Own Seeds?

Autumn is right around the corner and for gardeners, this means winter is not too far behind. As winter begins to get closer and the temperature begins to slowly drop it’s important to take action now to prepare your garden for the colder months that lie ahead.

Birds need liquid water to drink year-round. While they can melt snow and ice in the winter to drink, doing so takes a lot of calories and body heat, and if backyard birders provide liquid water, birds will be healthy and their winter survival rates will be higher.

The Christmas tree is the centerpiece of holiday decorating for many families, but how do you choose the very best one for your home, family and celebration? Real or Artificial? One of the biggest arguments about choosing Christmas trees is about whether real or artificial trees are best.

Water is essential to keep any real Christmas tree lush and fresh, but how much does a tree really drink? Understanding the tree's needs and how to keep it from drying out can ensure you have a beautiful, full, radiant tree for the entire holiday season.