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FREE Pancake Breakfast – Saturday, June 22, 2019

Earl May Seed & Nursery is celebrating 100 Years as a family owned business.  Our roots run deep in the Midwest, especially in Shenandoah, Iowa where we were founded and our headquarters still remain today. [...]

Lawn Care: What’s Wrong With My Lawn?

Seeing White Patches In Your Lawn? The grass is growing, it's been mowed a few times, and now little white patches are showing up in the lawn.  Sound familiar? You are not alone.  We have [...]

Why is my Tree turning Yellow?

You may be wondering why some of the trees in your landscape turn a yellowish- green color in the summer months. The most common cause for this in the Midwest is a lack of micronutrients [...]

Best Control For Creeping Charlie

Creeping Charlie…Ground Ivy…Stupid Weed!  Whatever you want to call it, it’s annoying, and worse yet, it creeps.  And it creeps quickly.  Today it’s a small weed, tomorrow it’s everywhere! Creeping Charlie (officially called Ground Ivy) [...]

Attracting Hummingbirds and Orioles is Easy!

Have you been offering orange halves, grape jelly, and colored nectar for orioles and hummingbirds? If so, you know the joy of having these fascinating colorful birds in your backyard or patio. If not, don’t [...]

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