Posts Tagged "lawns"

Let’s Put a Little Labor Into Those Lawns

Posted on August 30th, 2018

Labor Day is here.  Let’s get out there and put a little bit of labor into our lawns.  The summer heatwave has kept us sadly looking at our stressed-out lawns from the inside out.  I know, it has been too darn hot to think about doing much in the yard, except for sitting under the […]

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To Feed or Not to Feed

Posted on April 12th, 2018

Just as you need the energy to get through your day, your plants do too. And of course, when it comes to family-friendly gardening, organic fertilizer is the way to go! What is Organic Fertilizer? Organic fertilizers contain only ingredients from plant, animal, or mineral sources.  Examples of these kinds of ingredients are bone meal, […]

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Lawn Care Guide

Posted on March 1st, 2018

Van Wilgen’s Garden Center wants you to have the lawn that you desire.  Whether you are happy with, “as long as it is green”, or you want a lawn that is golf course worthy, we can help.  Here are some steps to take you through the year. We have been trained to think of lawn […]

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Can I Still Seed?

Posted on October 19th, 2017

(GRASS SEED & THE FALL) Question:  Can I still seed? Answer:  Absolutely, 100%, most indubitably, with no doubt, yes!!!!!! Question:  It is getting a little chilly out.  Are you sure? Answer:  Absolutely, 100%, most indubitably, with no doubt, yes!!!!  That is a good question though.  It does feel a bit chillier out.  I have been […]

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Lawn Love

Posted on September 21st, 2017

Your lawn loves you.  Do you love it back?  Your lawn lets you walk on it, play ball on it, picnic on it, and just take plain old advantage of it.  What do you do for your lawn? Do you show it any love?  There are so many ways to care for your lawn but […]

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Don’t skip the green bag!

Posted on August 25th, 2017

THE RIGHT STEP FOR YOUR LAWN NOW CHOOSE MILORGANITE OR ESPOMA ORGANIC ALL-SEASON LAWN FOOD IT IS NOT FALL YET!  Do not get too hasty.  It is not quite time for Fall Lawn Food.  I know as soon as September hits, we all get a little impatient and start rushing Fall.  Don’t rush.  Take your […]

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Patchwork Seeding

Posted on April 20th, 2017

(Seeding Small Patches of your Lawn) I know I probably sound like a broken record.  “Seed, seed, seed, okay, enough already with the seed!”  I know this is what you are saying to me but seed is just so darn good for the lawn.  It is the best way to fill in unsightly dirt patches, […]

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Tips for Seeding your Lawn

Posted on April 6th, 2017

DO NOT SET YOURSELF UP FOR FAILURE (TIPS FOR SUCCESSFUL GRASS SEEDING OF A SMALL SECTION OF LAWN) Do not take on more than you can handle.  Most of us have very busy schedules.  Those little things like work and kids tend to get in the way of having a “perfect lawn”.  Who’d a thunk?!  […]

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