Recent Blog Posts

  • Four Steps For Seeding Bare Spots In Your Lawn

    August 1, 2014
    Sometimes lawns can have bare spots and unfortunately toupees aren’t intended for that purpose too. Here are the steps you need to take to re-seed those areas to get your lawn looking like new again: 1) Dig in For the grass to take hold, it first needs a place to stick.
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  • Beneficial Bugs: Insects You Actually Want to Keep Around!

    July 15, 2014
    When you think of summer and insects, you think of the nuisance of gnats flying around your face, the  miniature chainsaw buzz of them landing in your ears, and several months of itchy, red welts from mosquitos making your vacation less than picturesque.
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  • How to Use Flowers to Attract Different Types of Wild Birds

    July 1, 2014
    In addition to adding bird feeders and filling up a bird bath, you can also attract wild birds by planting seed bearing flowers to your landscape. • Common Seed-Bearing Flower Types: There are several types of seed- bearing flowers that wild birds tend to be attracted to.
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  • Stink Bugs

    June 15, 2014
    What is a stink bug? What do they eat? How do I get rid of them? Find out all you need to know to keep your garden and home stink bug free this year!
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  • Gardening Tips for June

    June 1, 2014
    Here are a few helpful suggestions and tips to keep your gardens at their peak performance.
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  • Dandelions

    May 15, 2014
    The dandelion is so well known as a widely distributed weed that a detailed description of it is unnecessary.
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  • Gardening Tips for May

    May 1, 2014
    May's weather is anything but predictable. Pay attention to weather forecast and warnings. April showers may have brought more than just flowers or nothing at all.
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  • Crabgrass Control

    April 15, 2014
    Crabgrass is one of the most invasive annual grasses in lawns and gardens. A dense healthy lawn is the best defense against crabgrass and other troublesome weeds.
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  • Gardening Tips for April

    April 1, 2014
    Spring is finally here!   While there is much to do in your yard and garden this month, don't get discouraged!   There is plenty of time in the month to get to everything without overdoing it!
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  • Test Your Soil’s pH Level

    March 15, 2014
    A soil test is a measure of the soil's ability to supply nutrients to growing plants. This analysis provides a guide to the soil pH and nutrient levels. This helps gardeners determine the right amount of lime and the type of fertilizer needed to grow the desired crops.
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