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Starting to Wind Down 2020

Wow, what a crazy year it has been!  After a slow start, we finally got up and running.  While everything has run longer than we expected, it’s nice to see fall is actually on schedule for the first time in a while.  When I am writing the monthly newsletters, I always...

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Plant Profile – Bald Cypress

The Bald Cypress is an interesting tree.  While during the growing season it looks like a cone bearing evergreen tree, it is actually a deciduous tree with a beautiful red fall color. It is an incredible hardy tree and adapts to many different soil types.  It can...

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To Home Show or Not to Home Show?

That is the question!  Typically, in November, we like to give you dates for the upcoming show and announce the theme of our garden.  But this year is different.  COVID has brought so many challenges and changes to our everyday lives, and the Home Show has not gone...

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New Software – Time to Upgrade

As we grow and times continue to shift and change, we adapt as well.  This year, a part of this for us is implementing new tracking software for our crews.  We’ve been working with the new software for a few months now.  While it has been a learning process, we are...

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Scheduling Challenges

This season has been a challenge since it started.  Between our shutdown in March due to Covid 19 and the rain, we are behind on all services.  The spring clean ups and mulching are ongoing and we are working our way through the list.  Because each week has been so...

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Plant Profile – Creeping Myrtle

Creeping Myrtle is a fast growing ground cover plant that is great for spaces where other flowers won’t grow, like under pine trees. It will take root and spread over the area in no time. It has a lavender flower that contrasts well with the dark green leaves. The...

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Oh, Dandelions!

Even COVID-19 can’t stop the dandelions!  Lawns have awakened and grass growth is in full swing, which means the nemesis of many people is also starting as well.  The dandelions have made a strong run this year with many lawns going from green to yellow in a matter of...

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Plant Profile – Jack Pear

The Jack Pear is a one of a kind ornamental tree.  Beautiful white blooms appear in early Spring before the leaves come out.  Mine is blooming now and it is full of beautiful blossoms. It also has a golden fall color with hues of red.  It is ideal for urban...

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What a Crazy Year

What a year 2020 has started off to be!  Winter did not bring much snow and Spring has brought lockdowns and social distancing.  Our crews are doing what we can to keep things going as much as we are able.  Our employees were issued masks to wear and will continue to...

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Prepping for Home Show Season

It’s the end of another maintenance season. We are working our way through the last of the leaf clean ups and finalizing our winter plans. The plow routes are almost finalized and the salt has been stocked. I’m still not quite sure how it’s December already but here...

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