Category: Seasonal Prep

How to Run Rabbits out of Your Garden

We’ve all heard the children’s story about Peter Rabbit and how much he loved rummaging through gardens. As a child, you always rooted for Peter to sneak his veggies and make it back home safe and sound. Now, as an adult you may start to feel like Mr. McGregor might’ve been a little misunderstood after… Read more »

Let’s BE friends with BEES

When you think of warmer weather you think of sunny skies, green grass, and flowers blooming. Something you might not think of is the busiest insect out there, the bee. Yes, bees can be nuisances and they can even be fearful. But, they are the reason we have beautiful flowers, fresh produce, delicious honey, and… Read more »

Don’t Pivot from your Divots

Smooth your lumpy lawn easily! With harsh winter weather it’s easy to forget that you have a lawn underneath all of the snow. It’s also easy to forget that your lawn may be getting damaged right now do to things you can’t control. Like your pets or unwanted critters digging in your lawn, heavy equipment… Read more »

Save Your Landscape from Salt Damage

Salt Damage

A winter wonderland that is full of snow and colder temperatures can help get you ready for the holidays. But after the holiday spirit wears off, you are stuck with slippery road conditions, freezing temperatures and rock salt galore. Plain rock salt is often used as ice melt because it is cheap and effective, but… Read more »

How to Find the Perfect Tree

With Thanksgiving over and the Holidays right around the corner, it’s time to find the perfect tree! So you get the kids packed up in the car, head to the tree lot, and realize you have no idea what you’re looking for. How tall is your ceiling? What is the difference between a spruce and… Read more »

Purging Pumpkins the Proper Way

Now that Halloween is over and your jack-o-lanterns are starting to turn to mush, you need to know how to purge them properly! But how do you dispose of your pumpkins? Throw them in the trash? Think again! Studies show that 1.91 billion pounds of pumpkins grown annually in the US end up in landfills… Read more »

Is your perfect landscape, a STONE’s throw away?

Choosing the right ground cover for your landscape seems like a daunting task. A common choice for most landscapes is quality top soil. It’s not unusual to see Mum’s and fresh fall vegetables popping through your gardens this season with a fresh coat top soil underneath. You may also see a lovely layer of mulch in… Read more »