Recent Blog Posts

  • Window Boxes Can Dress up Your House

    July 1, 2014
    When it comes to curb appeal, window boxes provide a lot of bang for the buck. With basic tools, materials and just a few hours of effort, you can make a huge positive impact on the look of your home’s exterior. Though making one is relatively easy, they can also be purchased.
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  • Garden Ideas to Keep Kids Busy

    July 1, 2014
    While you're outside getting things done around the house this summer, get your kids started with gardening early. Kids are very impressionable when it comes to deciding upon what is a valuable endeavor and what is lame. Make gardening seem cool.
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  • Being efficient while watering your lawn

    June 1, 2014
    When your lawn is looking brown in the summer and you prefer that it didn’t die, having good watering habits can usually ease your problem. However, many times during the hot weather there are periods of droughts and imposed water restrictions.
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  • When Ants Go Marching In

    June 1, 2014
    They love warm weather, travel in groups, they're always hungry and overstay their welcome. Teenagers on summer vacation? Relatives from out of town? No, summer's here and that means picnics, barbeques and (oh no) ants! That's right, they're pests indeed.
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  • Concern of Winter Damage

    May 1, 2014
    This past winter has been longer, colder, and more difficult for all of us, including our plants. Due to the unusual winter, this will be an unusual spring. We are anticipating several concerns and want to let our clients know how to handle them.    1.
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  • Fruit Takes

    May 1, 2014
    Now is a time of sweet promise when you can plant fruit orchards that will yield summer shade and many fall desserts. However, before planting, consult experts or manuals on the subtleties of pollination, because it takes two to tango (among other things).
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  • How to Handle Winter Damage to Plants in Your Yard

    April 30, 2014
    Are you concerned about winter damage to your landscaping? If so, follow the link below to the MSU extension website for information on what to do.  You need to click the upper left, ‘skip to content’ on the webpage. Click here for this article.
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  • Tips For Planting Your Garden

    April 1, 2014
    Chances are, if you haven’t started planting already, you’re at least thinking about getting your hands dirty. We’ve assembled a few tips for you to consider before coming in and picking up your supplies.
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  • Caring For Your Lawn in the Spring

    March 1, 2014
    Neglecting your lawn at this time of year will result in damage that lasts through all four seasons. Therefore, it is important to know what you must do to take care of your lawn in the spring so that you can enjoy a lush, green lawn all year, every year.
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  • Importance Of Pre Emergent Treatment and Fertilizer

    March 1, 2014
    Similar to many of life’s activities, the health and longevity of your lawn is highly dependent on planning ahead. The use of pre-emergent lawn treatments, including fertilizers and herbicides, is crucial in maintaining a gorgeous green lawn throughout spring and summer.
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