Tag: Seasonal Prep

Why Mulch is a Must

When you look at your garden or landscape, do you feel like something is missing? It might just be that you don’t have mulch to give your home’s landscape a finished appearance. The look of mulch can definitely change the way you look at your garden and even increase the value of your home or… Read more »

Stop Mosquitoes from BUGGING you!

The weather is warming up, the sun is setting later, the grass is greener, and unfortunately the mosquitoes are swarming! It’s difficult to enjoy the warm weather and your backyard when you are constantly swatting at bugs and mosquitoes. It’s time to give your arms a rest. There are many different ways to deter pesky… Read more »

Bring Your Tulips to Full Bloom!

April showers bring May…tulips? The answer is yes! But only if you prepare your garden for them! The best time to plant tulip bulbs is in the fall when the soil temperature drops down to around 55 degrees, ensuring that they have plenty of time to fertilize. Adding a layer of mulch to protect the… 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 »

Get Your Garden Plans Ready for Spring!

Find Your Garden Space If you are a first time gardener, the first step in your gardening process will be deciding where your garden will go. You’ll want to keep a few things in mind as you choose this space. Sunlight; choose an area that has plenty of sunshine to keep your crops happy and… Read more »

Garden Inspired Fall Décor

We are loving these fall colors! Things have really started to pop this week around Wisconsin and we are ready to bring those beautiful fall colors to our front porch for the season. You can create your display by using your very own garden to decorate for fall! First Things First Time to clean up… Read more »

Fall Mulching Options

Leaves are changing, mums are popping up, and pumpkins are making their seasonal debut on porches all over Wisconsin. All of the fall decorations have us thinking about our fall garden preparations and fall mulching options. Investing a little extra time with your garden now will benefit you when it’s time to replant in the… Read more »