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...

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...

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...

Almost Fall

Now that October has finally arrived, we are looking forward to the cooler temperatures we normally receive in September. This year was far from a normal one as I look back. With the rain we had all spring and summer, we started out with the wettest year in 129 years....

Halfway Through 2019

Once again, it is hard to believe we are already halfway through the year. We are wrapping up mulching and getting ready for our next round of pruning. This has been a bit of a crazy year for us so far. As I am sure you are aware, this is the wettest first six months...

Plant Profile: Black Eyed Susan

Nothing stands out among the prairie flowers quite like the Black Eyed Susan. They bring a burst of showy color to the full-sun garden. Golden yellow, daisy-like petals surround nectar-rich, brown center ‘buttons’ set atop deep green foliage. Unbothered by...