Posts Tagged "solution center"

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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Spring Lawn Love

Posted on April 5th, 2018

Show your lawns some love this spring.  Not only did trees & shrubs suffer from this snowy & windy winter, but our lawns also struggled quite a bit too.  Snowplows scraped up edges of lawns along roads and driveways.  Snow shovels scuffed up the lawns alongside walkways. Heavy, wet snow sat on our lawns causing […]

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What happens when you cross a mosquito and a fruit fly?

Posted on January 14th, 2018

Very unscientifically speaking, I think that if a mosquito and a fruit fly had a baby, it would be an adorable Fungus Gnat.  Remember, all babies are adorable, even if it is a Fungus Gnat larva baby!  Fungus Gnat is not a really beautiful name but it does fit.  The Fungus Gnat is a very […]

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Salt, Sun, Snow, Wind, and Animals!

Posted on December 6th, 2017

WHAT DO THEY ALL HAVE IN COMMON? (How to protect our plants in winter) The Winter Warlock is coming soon.  With him, he brings salt, sun, wind, snow, and animals.  This does not sound too bad, does it?!  Hmmm.  Let’s think about this.  Salt, delicious in our food.  Sun, great for supplying us with Vitamin […]

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Ouch! Winter Sun & Wind Burn

Posted on November 22nd, 2017

How to protect your trees & shrubs in winter The Boxwoods, Rhododendrons, Hollies, Azaleas, and Arborvitaes were all hanging out around the birdbath that sits between the properties of two neighbors, the Protectors & the Forgetters.    They often get together to chat about insects, diseases, and deer that have been bothering them.  This time […]

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Don’t let the mouse run up the clock!

Posted on November 1st, 2017

(KEEPING RODENTS UNDER CONTROL FOR THE WINTER) Hickory Dickory Dock, don’t let those mice run up the clock or anywhere else in your house for that matter.  As it gets cold; mice, squirrels, chipmunks, and rodents get desperate.  They start running around like “three blind mice” foraging for food and looking for warm and cozy […]

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Summer Vacation is Over

Posted on September 24th, 2017

Your houseplants enjoyed a wonderful, long Summer vacation out on your deck, patio, front step, etc. They got to enjoy bright sunlight, warm temperatures, and many admirers. Sorry houseplants, but it is time to make your way inside. The days are becoming shorter and temperatures are getting colder. Most of your summer vacationing plants cannot […]

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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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We Learn new Things Everyday

Posted on September 7th, 2017

IF ONLY TREES & SHRUBS COULD TALK TO US, WE COULD LEARN SO MUCH MORE! If only trees & shrubs could talk to us.  Oh, the things they would tell us!  They could let us know when they need some water when they have had too much to drink, if an insect or disease is […]

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Thirsty Grass Seed

Posted on September 1st, 2017

So you are thinking of planting a new lawn or just filling in your existing one.  Don’t just think about it, do it!  I am a huge fan of seeding, whether it is a brand new lawn, filling in bare patches, or thickening up your existing turf, now is the perfect time to tackle this […]

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