Category: Seasonal Prep

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 »

Why Beans Are BEST in Fall

Why Beans are Best in Fall! With fall nearing, you may be worried that your fresh produce supply is nearing the end of season. Even though colder weather is around the corner, you still have time to grow a crop of delicious beans in a little over a month’s time! Bush beans are a choice… Read more »

Fall Gardening Tips

As we are wrapping up summer, now is a good time to prepare for your fall gardening needs. Some vegetables don’t grow as well during hot summer conditions but thrive in the cooler fall weather. Though certain vegetables are suited better for cooler conditions they should be planted now before the cold weather arrives. It… Read more »