Recent Blog Posts

  • Tips For Planting Your Garden

    April 1, 2014
    Chances are, if you haven’t started planting already, you’re at least thinking about getting your hands dirty. We’ve assembled a few tips for you to consider before coming in and picking up your supplies.
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  • Starting a Hydroponic Garden: Tips for Beginners

    April 1, 2014
    Hydroponic gardening is defined by the method of growing plants using mineral nutrient solutions or inert mediums such as perlite, gravel, or mineral clay pebbles without any use of soil. Hydroponics is a widely used method for harvesting plants, but can also be very complicated.
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  • Importance Of Pre Emergent Treatment and Fertilizer

    March 1, 2014
    Similar to many of life’s activities, the health and longevity of your lawn is highly dependent on planning ahead. The use of pre-emergent lawn treatments, including fertilizers and herbicides, is crucial in maintaining a gorgeous green lawn throughout spring and summer.
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  • Shear Madness

    March 1, 2014
    Graceful fountainlike or upright flowering shrubs (such as flowering quince, forsythia, and lilac) look best when they’re gently shaped.
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  • Ring Around The Roses

    February 1, 2014
    This Valentine's Day give those dozen roses a different look. Forget the vase and create a sweetheart wreath instead. It's made from your roses and green foliage such as ivy or eucalyptus.
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  • Protecting Indoor Plants This Winter

    February 1, 2014
    With windows closed and the heat on, the winter months can be extra hard on indoor foliage. Here's a simple solution: Place a humidifier near the plants. For a more low-tech approach, put the planters on top of a tray filled with loose-stones or pebbles and water.
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  • Repotting Can Cure Your Winter Blues

    January 1, 2014
    If you're eager to get your hands back into the soil, now's a great time to get your fingernails dirty! Mid winter is perfect for repotting your indoor plants since many plants need to be transplanted into larger containers every two to three years.
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  • Is There A (Tree) Doctor In The House?

    January 1, 2014
     After a big winter storm, broken limbs are in need of first aid. Heavy snow and whipping winds can cause limbs from trees and shrubs to snap.
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  • Have a Tree-mendous (and SAFE) Holiday

    December 1, 2013
    Here are some tips to help to have a beautiful and safe holiday. The key is making sure your tree stays watered.
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  • Go Beyond The Poinsettia This Holiday

    December 1, 2013
    The Holiday Cacti or Cyclamen are great alternatives to the traditional poinsettia. These plants offer colorful holiday blooms, plus you can enjoy them all year 'round.
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