Armyworms – a new threat to your lawn

We have just recently learned of a new threat to your lawns that has come out of the south.  At this point, the experts believe that the moths blew into the area about a month ago by the storm front that blew through.  We have just begun to see damage from these...

August Operations

With August already here, it means summer is almost over.  July definitely threw us for some loops with the odd weather, so it’s hard to guess what August will give us.  I wanted to take a moment and thank you all for your patience with our delayed schedule this...

What Plants Help with Drainage

Nobody loves sitting water in the yard. Whether it’s a result of compact/clay subsoil, a sloping landscape, or seasonal rain, poorly drained soil can lead to a muddy aesthetic issue. Or worse: it  can create foundation issues within your home.  Planting is a smart way...

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...

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...