Archive for the "Lawn" Category

Fall Gardening 101

Posted on September 18th, 2021

We’re just a couple of days away from the official start of fall which has us looking forward to fall foliage, decorating our front stoops with pumpkins, cornstalks, and mums, and all of the fun fairs and activities that the new season has to offer. With everything going on, it can be easy to forget […]

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Summer Lawn Care 101

Posted on June 10th, 2021

It’s June, and your gloriously green, spring lawn, may not be looking quite as vibrant right now. So let’s do something about it! It’s time to give your lawn a little boost. As the weather turns hot, the cool-season grasses in our lawns start to suffer and could use a little of your help to […]

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Mulching 101

Posted on April 19th, 2021

We have all heard the phrase ‘April Showers bring May Flowers’ but it turns out there are few things we need to do to freshen up our gardens. April is the perfect time for spring clean-up! Start with simple raking and going for a clean slate in the garden. Prune any broken branches, and fix any […]

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Grass Seeding 101

Posted on April 11th, 2021

The season for seeding is upon us! If you’re ready to get to overseeding or spot seeding your lawn, the first thing you need to do is your yard clean-up. Use your heavy-duty rake and really go to town raking up the sticks, old weeds, and dead grass.  Your next step will be to decide […]

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Preparing Your Plants for Winter

Posted on October 27th, 2020

Winter is on the way, which means it’s time to prep your plants for snow, cold weather, and pesky winter critters. Lucky for you, protecting your plants takes just a few easy (we promise!) steps. Rose Care Some roses are more hardy than others. If you see a root graft at the base of the […]

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Fall Fertilization

Posted on October 23rd, 2020

One of the most overlooked, yet most important, fall gardening tasks is fertilization. As the temperatures drop and everything begins to go dormant, you might think your plants and lawns don’t need to be fertilized. Not so! Fertilizing in the fall sets your plants up for success in the spring. Roots will hang on to […]

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5 Tips to Plan Ahead

Posted on March 9th, 2020

The ground is starting to thaw, temperatures have started to rise just a bit, and that means it’s time to get outside and dust off your lawn and gardening tools. It’s nice enough out now that we’re encouraging everyone to get outside and start your spring clean up. March might seem early, but I promise […]

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Get a jump on critters

Posted on March 9th, 2020

The winter months may seem bleak, but contrary to popular belief, two types of little critters that love to wreck your lawn and garden, don’t go completely dormant in the winter. That means during a warm winter like the one we’ve had, moles and voles remained fairly active and are already causing trouble under the […]

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Dads Love Their Lawns

Posted on June 10th, 2019

Dads love their lawns. Lots of moms do too but today we are going to focus on the dads. Often while the family is off shopping for flowers in the greenhouse, the dads hang out in the lawn care corner with all the cool lawn stuff and lots of questions about how to get the […]

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Fall is the Perfect Time to Lime

Posted on September 16th, 2018

Just because you can’t see it, does not mean it is not important.  pH is probably the most significant soil factor in growing grass, flowers, and veggies.  Do you know your soil pH? If you do, your yard will be very proud of you.  If you do not, you need to come down to Van […]

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