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Japanese Beetle Solutions

Be prepared!  The Japanese Beetle have been spotted in the Midwest. Japanese beetle larvae are typical white grubs. They live in the soil from August until June, and feed on plant roots, turf grass, and organic matter. Japanese Beetles eat everything around them, causing a great deal of damage in a short period of time. [...]

Hydrangeas: What’s The Difference

We see them.  We love them.  Hydrangeas.  Gorgeous blooms in varying hues of white, pink, and blue...and not to mention the big leaves in a deep shade of green. But what's the difference?  How do you know which one to choose?  There are several different types of Hydrangeas: Big Leaf Hydrangea Morning sun / afternoon [...]

2020-06-17T10:57:13-05:00Gardening, Shrubs|

Plants To Attract Pollinators: Bees, Butterflies, Birds

As concern for our friendly pollinators increases, so does the demand for pollinator attracting plants. So, how do you bring pollinators into your yard? We suggest planting a few of these easy-to-grow plants: ATTRACTING HUMMINGBIRDS Coral Bells Lobelia Columbine Foxglove Penstemon Petunias Salvia Hosta Mandevilla ATTRACTING BUTTERFLIES Aster Althea Buddleia Marigolds Zinnias Petunias Monarda Milkweed [...]

2020-06-25T09:01:23-05:00Gardening, Wildlife|

Flower Container Garden Design 101

Container gardening has become one of the most popular ways to make a dramatic statement at your home or office. It just takes a few plants, good soil, a favorite container and a little time. Planters and pots can be planted with flowers, herbs, vegetables and small trees or shrubs. Remarkably flexible and fun, container [...]

Win the War on Weeds

Weed control in lawns is one of the most common, yet misunderstood, aspects of maintaining a lawn. One day your yard is lush and green and the next, it’s being taken over by clover and ivy. What can you do? Here are a few tips based on the most common questions we get from [...]

2020-05-08T16:13:25-05:00Lawn Care|

Beware of Cheap Mulch: 4 Things To Know Before Your Next Mulch Purchase

How Box Stores Are Cutting Corners At Your Expense - Many discounters promote mulch at what appears to be bargain prices. While these offers look great and may be hard to resist, there are several things you should know before purchasing.  Loose Labeling Laws:  Regulations regarding how mulch is labelled for content are very weak. [...]

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