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.
If you love working in the dirt like we do then the winter can drive you a bit stir crazy. However, there is excitement in anticipation of the spring that is to come. So what things can you do to keep busy this winter in preparation for spring? Brush up on your gardening knowledge
Fall is rolling in and the garden harvest is coming to an end. The work doesn’t stop even though the vegetables have. Properly preparing your garden for the winter can make for an easier rebirth in the spring. Start by clearing out all the dead stems and foliage to prevent the possibility of disease from… Read more »