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October: The Best Time to Control Weeds in Your Lawn

When is the best time to control weeds in your lawn?

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5 Ways to Spot Grub Damage in Your Lawn

Lawns start to show signs of grub damage in late summer and early Fall. There’s no way to predict if a lawn will have grubs beforehand, or even how bad the damage will be.

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Sink Your Feet into a Greener Lawn

Growing a greener grass lawn for the barefoot days of the season is attainable. Simply integrate these tips into your current lawn care routine for grass that’s greener on your side of the fence.

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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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Mums: Choosing the Best Ones

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. It's so inviting to walk up to the front door and being greeted by bright, cheerful blooms of mums and pumpkins!

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Houseplant Migration: Tips for Moving Plants Indoors

Houseplants are great, colorful additions to a backyard patio or deck. When temperatures start to dip in the fall, they need to be brought inside to a more protected area.

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When to Harvest Apples & Other Fruits

You’ve nurtured and cared for your fruit trees all season long and at some point you want to enjoy the “fruits of your labor,” but when exactly can you harvest the fruit? Here are some tips from the experts on figuring out when to begin your harvest and some helpful hints on storing them as well.

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5 Tips for Overseeding Your Lawn this Fall

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!

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Successive Planting: Growing a Fall Vegetable Garden

Harvesting vegetables is a great reward for all the hard work you've put in planting, watering and weeding during the season. Why not keep it going? Plant a fall veggie garden to continue producing the quality, homegrown foods you love.

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Get Rid of Nutsedge

You walked outside and noticed a new weed popping up. What is it? Is it Nutsedge? If so, how do I get rid of it?

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How to Avoid or Control Tomato Blight

To most people, tomato blight refers to a number of specific diseases that can attack tomato plants. These diseases are usually soil-borne.

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Japanese Beetle Solutions

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

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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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Not All Cones Have Ice Cream!

Much like ice cream should be a staple in your freezer, coneflowers should be a staple in your landscapes and gardens!

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Clover: The Pros & Cons

White Clover in bloom can really stand out in a lawn this time of year. While some homeowners have no problem with it growing in their lawn, others would like to get rid of it. If you're one of those insistent on getting rid of clover in your lawn, it may be a good idea to look at the pros and cons first.

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How to Make Your Backyard Mosquito-Free

Win the fight against pesky mosquitoes!

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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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Create Your Very Own Pollinator Habitat

Have you been thinking about bees and butterflies as you make plans for your garden, landscape and outdoor spaces? As concern for our friendly pollinators increases, so does the demand for pollinator attracting plants. Creating a back yard habitat for these pollinators to thrive in is good for them and good for the environment.

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Our Favorite Flowers for Sunny Spaces

Spring has finally arrived with warmer temperatures. We’re ready for some sun and so are the plants! With a really sunny garden area, sometimes it’s tough to choose the right flowers and other plants that will thrive in harsh sun conditions. Here are some of our favorite sun-loving flowers to fall in love with.

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Attracting Orioles & Hummingbirds is Easy

Have you been offering orange halves, grape jelly, and colored nectar for your backyard oriole or hummingbird? If so, you know the joy of having these fascinating colorful birds in your backyard or patio. If not, don’t miss another day! Start attracting these colorful birds today with quick tips from our experts.

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