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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  • 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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  • Winter WildBird Feeding 101

    February 1, 2014
    Late fall and winter provide a new set of challenges for our feathered friends. Most of the lush vegetation, full of berries and seeds, has withered away. In addition, most insects are either dead or dormant and the heavy snows will soon bury most natural sources of wild bird food.
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  • Fallproof Your Roof

    November 1, 2013
    As fall blows into town, take a look at your roof and see what needs to be pruned from nearby trees. Limbs that grew during the summer may be hanging down too close. If branches are actually hitting the roof, they can trap moisture and cause mildew.
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  • Build a Vine-Covered Archway to your Yard

    August 1, 2013
    How to Enjoy a Fine Vine all Summer Long Often located at the entrance to a garden or patio area, a "pergola" is a vine-covered gateway that's crawling with flowering vines and can help even a small space feel distinctive.
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  • Build a Brick Barbecue

    May 1, 2013
    The benefits of building a brick barbecue are multifold. A brick barbecue can accent your patio beautifully, and the brick design blends well with any garden setting. Not only does it look great, but it can give any ordinary food a delicious flavor.
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  • Seeding Your Lawn brought to you by the Scotts Company

    April 1, 2013
    There are three basic things you need to do to get good results when planting grass seed: Buy good seed. Prepare the soil properly. Keep it moist after planting. These are described in detail below. NOTE: In warm-winter climates with lawns of St.
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  • How to Prepare Wild Birds for Winter

    January 1, 2013
    With fewer daylight hours and longer cold nights, natural food sources needed for energy to keep warm are scarce. Water supplies can be frozen or snow covered.
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  • Safe and Cost Effective Ways to Decorate this Halloween

    October 1, 2012
    There are many safe and cost effective ways to decorate this Halloween. Prepare for this upcoming Halloween by decorating the outside of your home with a wide assortment of scary critters, pumpkins, gourds, and other items that are fall seasonal colors.
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  • Caring for your lawn in the fall

    September 1, 2012
    We know that you’ve been caring for your grass all throughout the summer and at this point looking after it has probably become a tedious task. However, caring for your lawn in the fall is just as important so your grass can stay healthy through the winter months.
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