Posts Tagged "stacey’s tips"

T’WAS STACEY’S LAST TIP BEFORE CHRISTMAS

Posted on December 14th, 2018

T’WAS STACEY’S LAST TIP BEFORE CHRISTMAS, WHEN ALL THROUGH THE HOUSE,  SOME CREATURES WERE STIRRING, MAYBE IT WAS A MOUSE. THE FRUIT FLY TRAPS WERE SET BY THE FRUIT BOWL WITH CARE,  IN HOPES THAT FRUIT FLIES SOON WOULD NOT BE THERE. THE MOUSE BAIT WAS PLACED STRATEGICALLY SO,  NO MICE A NESTLING WOULD GO, […]

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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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LET THE HUNT BEGIN

Posted on May 11th, 2018

(Why beneficial insects really are beneficial!) Release the hounds!  Not literally, but I do want you to release the Ladybugs, Lacewings, Praying Mantids, and Nematodes.  They are fantastic hunters and a huge benefit to your lawn, flower garden and veggie garden. These beneficial hunters have many things in common.  They are meat eaters.  They never […]

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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, our lawns struggled quite a bit too.  Snow plows 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 bare […]

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OLD MOTHER HUBBARD WENT TO HER CUPBOARD

Posted on December 13th, 2017

…and found a pantry pest “Fa la la la la…la la la la”, Mother Hubbard was happily singing a Christmas song as she went to her cupboard to pull out the secret ingredients for her famous Cranberry bread.  As she was mid-tune, with mouth wide open, something awful happened.  “Fa la la la… gasp, gulp, […]

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SALT, SUN, SNOW, WIND, 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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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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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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Tick Control

Posted on May 4th, 2017

“AN OUNCE OF PREVENTION IS WORTH A POUND OF CURE” (TICK CONTROL IS NO JOKE) Ticks are no joke.  Ticks are one arachnid that no one should mess around with.  The diseases that they carry and transfer to humans and pets are serious.  There is even a new disease caused by ticks known as Powassan.  […]

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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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