Trees, Shrubs & Grasses

Japanese Beetle Solutions

Be prepared! The Japanese Beetle have been spotted in the Midwest.

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Hydrangeas 101

We see them. We love them. Hydrangeas. Gorgeous blooms in varying hues of white, pink, and blue. 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:

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Water Wiser: Keep Your Plants Thriving

All plants need water, but how much? How often? What time during the day? Don't worry! We're here to help answer those questions.

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Trees & Shrubs: Our Top Picks

Planting trees, shrubs, flowers and other plants has a positive impact not only us, but on the environment too!

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Choosing the Right Rose

Hybrid Tea…Floribunda…Miniature… Climbing… Shrub…what does it all mean? How do you choose? Here is a simple guide and brief explanation of each rose type.

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Mulch 101

Mulch is as important to your trees, plants, and shrubs as sunlight, fertilizer and water. Think of it as a security blanket covering and protecting the plants root system.

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Color Your Landscape Early!

This warm weather sure gets us in the mood to get out and get planting! Midwest winters can be tough on shrubs, plants, and trees. Things can look a little drab and colorless this time of year.

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Protect Your Trees & Shrubs from Winter Burn

Did you know trees and shrubs can become dehydrated just like you?

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Our Top Tree Picks for Beautiful Fall Color

We all love that classic fall look, with bright red, orange and yellow leaves in the sunshine. And the fun memories of raking them into big piles to jump in as kids. Or even sipping some cider on the front porch or backyard deck on a calm autumn day while watching the leaves float in the breeze.

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Plant Start: Life Insurance for Your Plants

Ever stop to think what plants go through when you take them out of their pot and plant them in the ground or different container? Well, it isn’t as easy on them as you might think.

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Improving Clay Soil

If you're reading this you’re probably like most of us - plant lovers who appreciate healthy, beautiful plants wherever they grow. But you also know the secret to a heathy plant involves more than the sunny or shady spot where it grows. The soil around the plant impacts its healthiness, and Earl May Structure and other soil amendments can help.

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