Archive for July, 2018

Knockout Roses: Still the Undisputed Champ

Posted on July 14th, 2018

The Knockout family of roses was introduced in the early 2000’s by Star roses and has since become a staple of sunny borders across the country. These plants were bred to simplify rose gardening. And, wow what a success! The traditional rose “rule book” was completely thrown out of the window with the introduction of […]

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Are aphids the new supervillain?!

Posted on July 13th, 2018

Are aphids the new supervillain?  They have some astounding traits that could qualify them as supervillains or superheroes (depends on your perspective) of the insect world.  I guess humans would place them in the supervillain category because of all the destruction they cause to our indoor and outdoor plants. Aphid eggs can overwinter even in […]

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Summer Treats

Posted on July 6th, 2018

SUMMER TREATS (Products that are good for your lawn and garden in the summer heat!) “It is sooo hot!”  This is what I have been hearing a lot of this summer.  Fellow employees are hot, customers are hot, dogs are hot, kids are hot, everyone is hot!  We are able to express our feelings and […]

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