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Tips for Planting Shrubs

08 April, 2014
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If you stop by our Frank Otte garden centers, we have lots of shrubs available! What’s important, though, when you invest in your shrub, is taking the proper measures for planting shrubs in your yard. Here are some tips for planting shrubs: 1. Be sure the shrub you have is ideal for the spot you […]

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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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It’s Time to Plant Your Pansies

11 March, 2014
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Pansies are hardy annuals that look like they have “faces”. These are great plants for Kentucky gardens and offer a beautiful range of colors. They are excellent for containers, borders, and ground covers. These flowers are a gardener’s favorite because of the options and hardiness. Planting Pansies will spread about nine to 12 inches and grow to […]

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Plant Trees & Shrubs In Fall

29 October, 2013
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The ground warms and cools slower than the climate, so fall is a good time to install trees and shrubs because it’s still warmer than the air. In fact, tree and shrub roots grow well even in 40 degree soil. Roots can grow though early December, but you need to plant trees and shrubs six […]

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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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