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Color Your Landscape Early!

Ahhh…. finally, SPRING IS HERE! I know this warm weather sure gets me in the mood to get out and get planting! These Midwest winters can be tough on our shrubs, plants, and [...]

March 23rd, 2017|Flower Gardens, Gardening, Landscaping, Shrubs, Trees|

No Digging Required for these Berries!

These are not your Grandma’s Berries! Don’t get me wrong…we all love the fresh berries from Grandma’s. The ones she cultivated and covered, picked and pruned. No one is knocking Grandma (or Grandpa’s) berries! But [...]

March 20th, 2017|Container Gardens, Fruit Gardens, Gardening, Landscaping, Shrubs|

Grow Your Favorite Fruit!

What a great feeling it is to pick a plump pear, sweet peach, or juicy apple right off your own tree! Here are some quick tips and general information to help you choose the variety best for your [...]

March 13th, 2017|Fruit Gardens, Gardening, Trees|

4 Quick Steps for Successful Seed Starting

Whether this is your first time starting seeds indoors or you fifteenth, having the right products and creating the perfect growing conditions will help you produce a bounty of delicious vegetables to enjoy! Here’s what [...]

March 2nd, 2017|Gardening, Herb Gardens, Vegetable Gardens|

Calling all Cardinal Fans!

As winter wears on you may find yourself longing for the colors and sounds from birds chirping outside your windows. While most birds have taken flight and headed south towards warmer temps, the Cardinal will [...]

January 19th, 2017|Wildlife|

2017 Moonsign Pamphlet

January 12th, 2017|Flower Gardens, Fruit Gardens, Garden Weed, Disease and Pests, Gardening, Houseplants, Lawn Care, Seasonal Projects, Vegetable Gardens|

Gardening by the sign of the moon has been a long standing tradition among some gardeners.  Whether it is the best time to plant leafy greens and vegetables, when to cultivate, or the best dates [...]

5 Essentials for Growing Healthy Houseplants

December 22nd, 2016|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 [...]

Grow Plants with Air!

December 22nd, 2016|Gardening, Houseplants|

Who says you need soil to grow plants?  We don't!  Not when growing Air Plants at least.  These quirky little plants are sweeping the nation and it's easy to see why.  They can be grown [...]

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Do you Have Nutsedge?

August 23rd, 2016|0 Comments

Uggghhh...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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5 Expert Tips On Over-Seeding A Lawn

August 9th, 2016|1 Comment

August to 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 [...]

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Sink Your Feet Into a Greener Lawn

September 23rd, 2015|0 Comments

Growing a 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 [...]

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Say Goodbye to Creeping Charlie

June 30th, 2015|0 Comments

Fall is the best time to control hard-to-kill weeds like clover and ground ivy (Creeping Charlie). Simply apply our specially formulated Super Brush & [...]

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