Recent Blog Posts

  • Organic Gardening Tips

    April 1, 2014
    In today’s society organic gardening is more popular than ever as gardeners attempt to avoid artificial fertilizers and the sometimes-harmful chemicals in pest control. People are more conscious about what they eat, and want the freshest and healthiest food possible.
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  • Tips For Planting Your Garden

    April 1, 2014
    Chances are, if you haven’t started planting already, you’re at least thinking about getting your hands dirty. We’ve assembled a few tips for you to consider before coming in and picking up your supplies.
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  • Importance Of Pre Emergent Treatment and Fertilizer

    March 1, 2014
    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.
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  • Shear Madness

    March 1, 2014
    Graceful fountainlike or upright flowering shrubs (such as flowering quince, forsythia, and lilac) look best when they’re gently shaped.
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  • Get Ready, Get Set, Plant!

    February 1, 2014
    Wouldn't it be lovely if you could just dig a hole, plant your flower and forget about it? But that technique doesn't make a great garden.
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  • Tips for creating a drought-resistant garden

    February 1, 2014
    Sometimes it gets hot – and stays that way for a while – leaving your area with a shortage of water. If you have a garden that requires a lot of watering, constantly keeping an eye on it could be extra stressful to you.
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  • Repotting Can Cure Your Winter Blues

    January 1, 2014
    If you're eager to get your hands back into the soil, now's a great time to get your fingernails dirty! Mid winter is perfect for repotting your indoor plants since many plants need to be transplanted into larger containers every two to three years.
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  • Is There A (Tree) Doctor In The House?

    January 1, 2014
    After a big winter storm, broken limbs are in need of first aid. Heavy snow and whipping winds can cause limbs from trees and shrubs to snap. If these broken limbs are not in danger of falling into harms way (such as the street, sidewalk or driveway), they can wait until a good thaw to amputate.
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  • Have a Tree-mendous (and SAFE) Holiday

    December 1, 2013
    Here are some tips to help to have a beautiful and safe holiday. The key is making sure your tree stays watered.
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  • Go Beyond The Poinsettia This Holiday

    December 1, 2013
    The Holiday Cacti or Cyclamen are great alternatives to the traditional poinsettia. These plants offer colorful holiday blooms, plus you can enjoy them all year 'round.
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