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Help Your Plants Beat The Heat

As the first day of summer approaches, your thoughts might turn to keeping your home cool. Is the air conditioner working? Should we finally build that pool? While you, and your family, should always be your first priority, your garden can suffer from the heat too! Hot weather can be equally hard on your plants… Read more »

Why It Is Important To Fertilize

    A professional lawn care service knows the importance of proper fertilization to extend the lifespan of healthy trees. Fertilization will help ensure the correct nutrients are applied to allow a tree to reach maturity. What is Fertilizer? Fertilizer is any natural or chemical substance added to the soil to increase the parcel of… Read more »

All About Roots

Healthy roots make for healthy trees. They absorb water and minerals, food and water storage, and anchorage. Fostering root growth will build strong, hearty trees. Roots are predominantly located in the top 6 to 24 inches of the soil and occasionally can grow deeper 3 to 7 feet if soil conditions allow. They tend to… Read more »

What to Plant in the Fall

Pumpkin Spice is out and it’s getting cooler. Fall is officially on its way.  If you’re wondering what you can plant in the fall, the answer is almost anything. Here are six plant types to put in the ground during the fall. The cool Autumn air temperatures are easier on both plants and gardeners. The… Read more »

Tree Boring Insects: What You Need to Know

  Landscape trees burst to life in the spring, sprouting flowers in almost every color and young, tender leaves that soon expand to create puddles of shade on the lawn. But what does it mean when it’s mid summer and your trees look like it’s still early spring? You might have a problem with tree… Read more »

Spring Garden Tips

  As we see the last of the frost we need to start thinking about early spring planting. Here are some ideas for your spring garden.   Flowers Pansies – Will withstand late seasons frosts. Prefer cool weather and tend to decline with the onset of warmer weather. Roses – If necessary, transplant roses as… Read more »