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What Are Those Bags Hanging In My Trees?

It usually starts in spring. One day, you’ll go outside and suddenly you’ll notice large, grey bags made of thick webbing hanging in your trees. If you’re lucky, it’s just one, but sometimes it’ll be dozens spread across your yard. If you look closely, you’ll see hundreds of wriggling caterpillars inside, just waiting to get… Read more »

How to keep your soil healthy  

Healthy plants and trees need healthy soil to flourish. Nutrients, moisture, and oxygen are all necessary components for the soil in order to allow plants and trees to grow. Getting the right soil can be both an art form and a science experiment, but it doesn’t have to be too complicated. Here are some simple… Read more »

5 Tips to Prepare Your Garden for Spring  

Spring is around the corner and now is the time to get your garden prepared for spring and summer planting. Here is a list of things that can be done to make sure you get the most out of your planting season. Order Summer Flowering Bulbs Summer-flowering bulbs such as Lilies, Gladiolus and Ranunculus can… Read more »

The Dirt on Roots

While we often choose plants for their beauty, the most important part of a plant is where you can’t see. Roots make the plant, if a plant’s roots are sick, so is the plant. Roots provide the anchor needed to keep a plant in place. They are the lifeline of a plant, taking up air,… Read more »

Breathe Life Back into Your Late Summer Garden

Your garden bloomed into color in spring but now as summer begins to fade, you realize the plants don’t look as exuberant as they once did. Lower leaves are turning brown and dropping off. Spider mites are spotting the leaves. There’s less new growth.  Those beautiful blooms are wilting in the heat of the afternoon…. Read more »

Spring Has Sprung!

Spring is around the corner! It’s  time to break out the trowels and those gardening gloves. Here is your spring gardening  check list: • Prune away winter-killed branches to make room for new growth. Cut back spent perennials and pull up old annuals if you didn’t get around to it last fall. Then look around. March is… Read more »