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Benefits of Native Plants

2017-10-05T19:09:09-05:00 By |Flowers, Garden, Ideas, Landscaping, Spring Lawn Care|

There are so many reasons to find an area for native plants in your lawn. Native plants create beautiful garden areas with less work and cost. Facts about Native plants: Help conserve water Reduce mowing, labor, fertilizer and pest management costs Provide a habitat for birds, butterflies and other wildlife Protect and enrich the soil [...]

Pulling Weeds Now Saves Work Next Year

2017-10-05T19:09:10-05:00 By |Garden, Lawn Care, Mowing, Weed Control|

September is crunch time if weeds have sprouted in lawns or shrub beds. Chemical control or tilling is often the most practical solution, but 100% control is rarely possible. Pulling weeds is always best for small-scale weeding. Most of next years weed seeds are being produced right now. Some of the worst weeds in our [...]

The Perfect Flowering Shade Garden

2017-10-05T19:09:11-05:00 By |Flowers, Garden, Lawn Care, Spring Lawn Care|

A flowering shade garden can be a simple addition to the old hosta and ivy bed, or it can be elevated all the way up to a dramatically inviting, rewarding and restful experience that continuously inspires the gardener and all who visit. It's a great way to brighten up the dark areas of your lawn. [...]

Apply Pre-Emergent in Beds

2017-10-05T19:09:12-05:00 By |Fertilization, Flowers, Garden, Landscaping, Spring Lawn Care|

It's time to Apply Pre-Emergent in Beds The first round of pre-emergent in flower, shrub, and vegetable gardens should be applied in March or early April but not before mulch is applied first. There are, however, exceptions to that generalization when you apply pre-emergent. Each year we see the same costly pre-emergent and mulch mistakes. [...]

MARCH GARDENING TIPS

2017-10-05T19:09:12-05:00 By |Flowers, Garden, Landscaping, Leaf Removal, Spring Lawn Care|

Early spring is a great time to begin work in the garden. The weather is getting nice and preparing your yard and garden for the season is a great reason to get outside. The following March gardening tips will get your lawn and garden ready for the season: Vegetables – Now is the time to plant peas, [...]

WHAT IS A SHAMROCK?

2017-10-05T19:09:12-05:00 By |Garden, Spring Lawn Care, Weed Control|

All About the Shamrock From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   This article is about the plant that is a symbol of Ireland. Many places, organisations, businesses, products, creative works etc. use the shamrock in their names. For other uses, see Shamrock (disambiguation). Not to be confused with four-leaf clover. The Shamrock A shamrock is a [...]

20 CHRISTMAS TREE RECYCLING IDEAS

2017-10-05T19:09:12-05:00 By |Garden, Ideas, Tree Care, Winter Lawn Care|

There are many creative Christmas Tree Recycling Options. At the very least, be sure to take your tree to a local recycling center. KC: Kansas City Tree Recycling Mulch: The shedding needles can be used as mulch in your garden, and the branches can be added to your compost pile. Pine needles dry quickly and decompose [...]

WINTER GARDEN TIPS FOR A DELICIOUS GARDEN NEXT YEAR – Article 2

2017-10-05T19:09:12-05:00 By |Garden, Grass Seeding, Ideas, Winter Lawn Care|

Gather up your newest plant and seed catalogs and pull up your favorite gardening websites. More winter garden tips, now is a great time to plan and order seed and plant materials for next year’s garden. Purple Passion Asparagus – This asparagus is delicious! It's so sweet, mild, nutty flavored and tender that you will [...]

WINTER GARDEN TIPS FOR A DELICIOUS GARDEN NEXT YEAR – Article 1

2017-10-05T19:09:12-05:00 By |Garden, Landscaping, Winter Lawn Care|

Begin Next Year’s Garden Now With mowers and hoses put away, there are still a few important chores to finish that will improve the look and health of your home and garden, just by using these winter garden tips now: Apply Fresh Mulch Mulch Asparagus with Composted Leaves Cover Strawberries after Hard Frost Plant Garlic [...]