If you haven’t placed mulch yet or have never used it, it’s not too late and you should really consider it. There are plenty of reasons to add mulch to your garden or around your trees including moisture conservation and weed suppression as well as improving bio diversity when the mulch rots and the nutrients… Read more »
Unless the kids track it all over the house, dirt isn’t something that gets thought about too often. Dirt is everywhere and the right kind of mix can make a huge difference. If it’s a garden, horse arena, or sports field, the right specialty mix of dirt is essential. Summer project season is here and… Read more »
Garden fever has hit, the shovels are out, the ground is breaking under the tines of the tiller, and soil is flying. Gardening season is one of the most beautiful and exciting times of the year, but how do you plant a garden that gives you bountiful harvest? One of the biggest mistakes is using… Read more »
Finally, it’s starting to warm up! The birds are chirping and soon the bees will be buzzing as spring takes hold. The kids are rushing for the yard and asking for some air in their bike tires. After a long winter it almost feels like you’re being reborn along with all the flowers and plants…. Read more »
Pruning is a great way to get your trees looking the way you want them to but that’s not the only benefit. You’ll also be able to direct the growth, and influence flowering or fruiting. A properly pruned tree is also safer. When you remove broken, diseased, dead, or dying branches you eliminate the risk… Read more »
Worms help make healthy soil, so what happens to them in the winter? Their survival tactics are actually astounding! Before the soil freezes, earthworms burrow down into the subsoil, below the frost line, sometimes as much as 6ft deep. They form a slime-coated ball and hibernate in a state called estivation. Because they are wrapped… Read more »
It sure has been a slow start to winter this year. We’ve seen many strange seasons throughout the years at Keleny. We’re a family owned business that started in 1934 by John and Kathryn Keleny. The Madison area was being developed and there was a need to conserve the top soil.