Can’t Believe It’s Already August….

This has been a year for the books. Between all the rain this Spring and continued rain through the Summer so far, the grass and plants are going crazy. It has been quite a few years since I can remember cutting almost every week through July. This last week, however,...

Plant Profile – Garden Mums

It is that time of year again when the nights get cooler and the colors of Summer start to fade. As your Summer annuals start to fade and die back, the garden mums are a great burst of color at this time. Mums are a hardy plant that can bloom late into the Fall. Their...

Grimm’s Goodies – Feb 2018

Home Shows Abound! As I write this, we are in the middle of the Great Big Home & Garden show at the I-X Center in Cleveland. The show began on February 5 and runs through February 13. We are excited to announce that we won the 3rd place prize for our garden size...
Focus on Fungi – Ohio Mushrooms & the Morel

Focus on Fungi – Ohio Mushrooms & the Morel

Ohio is home to more than 2,000 types of wild mushrooms, some of which are poisonous and some of which are edible. Wild mushrooms typically grow under the cover of leaves, dead wood and other forest debris, quickly emerging after a moderate or heavy rain. Abandoned...

Getting Ready to Close Out the 2017 Maintenance Season

Looking back at this year, it is tough to believe we are already in November. The seasons seem to be getting more and more finicky as the years go on. Right now, we are out trying to get ahead of the Fall clean ups. While most of the leaves are still holding on, we...