Landscaping Tips

When to Fertilize Your Lawn

25 March, 2014
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The warm weather is struggling to break through but you might start seeing some greening in your lawn. Fertilizing your lawn can really help its strength, color, and resilience. It allows your lawn to develop a stronger, better root system that better combats heat, cold, drought, mowing, foot traffic and other stresses. If you aren’t fertilizing, […]

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Add Fall Color To Your Landscape

01 October, 2013
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We’re two weeks into fall and October has just started! It’s full-on harvest season and the leaves are changing color. Does your landscape have any autumnal flair? Here are some tips to add fall color to your landscape: 1. Decorate with fall harvests Pumpkins, corn, and other gourds are all excellent options to deck out […]

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12 August Gardening Activities

06 August, 2013
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A common misconception in this area is that the hot, muggy Kentucky August is no time for puttering around the garden. But that couldn’t be more wrong! There’s lots to do in your garden in August, like squeezing out another harvest from your vegetable garden or preparing for fall. Check out these 12 August gardening […]

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Summer Gardening Tips

25 June, 2013
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It’s officially summer! The sun is strong and the heat is sweltering. Here are a few things you should be doing to keep your lawn and garden healthy and happy: Mulch your flower beds. This will keep the moisture in and stabilize soil temperature. Fertilize your lawn every four to six weeks. Mow your lawn […]

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Watching For & Controlling Pests

11 June, 2013
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As the heat of summer starts to set in, there are two things that are important for your lawn and garden: watering and pest control. Bagworms These are caterpillars that make distinctive two-inch-long bags that hang from a variety of trees and shrubs. Bagworms prefer juniper, arborvitae, spruce, pine, and cedar but also attack deciduous trees. […]

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