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12 Easy-Care Houseplants

Don't worry, be happy.  It's a motto we should all try to live by.  Matter of fact, there is even a song written about it...or maybe the song was written and now it's a motto?  Either way, it's still a good one. We think one way to do this is to use houseplants in your [...]

5 Essentials for Growing Healthy Houseplants

Light The first requirement of all plants during their growing season is an abundance of daylight. Light from a window is always one-sided and the plants respond by turning their leaves and flowers toward the light. Turn the plants occasionally or they'll grow lopsided. Moisture The second requirement for all house plants is moisture. [...]


How To Choose The Perfect Mum

Fall is just around the corner and our garden centers are bursting with the colors of the season. What better way to enjoy some Fall color than with mums.  Although they are a plant, and we love to plant them, most generally people use mums for fall decorating.  Seriously - what’s more inviting than walking [...]

Why Fall is the BEST time to seed your lawn.

August through September is the BEST time to over-seed a lawn.  Warm soil and cool temperatures at night make the perfect growing conditions. Here are 5 expert tips on doing it right! Prep Work Mow your existing grass to a height of 1 to 1.5 inches. Next vigorously rake or core aerate to loosen soil and rough [...]

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Tips on Watering Trees During the Hot Summer

How much do I water my trees? How much water should I use when watering trees? These are just a few tree maintenance questions people ask when temperatures start to rise. Water trees at a slower rate at the base of plants. It gives them a deep soak that is much needed during hotter temperatures. Avoid watering frequently [...]


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. [...]

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