Softscapes

Plant Profile – Geranium Rozanne

Geranium “Rozanne” is a great plant for the garden. It is low maintenance requiring minimal attention. It is a hardy, repeat blooming blue Geranium, which is a perennial. It’s suitable for a wide range of climates and is pest and disease resistant. Geranium “Rozanne”...

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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,...

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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...

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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...

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Aeration and Overseeding

We are gearing up to start our aeration and overseeding this year. Our plan is to be coming through the week of September 11th. If you haven’t already done so but would like to call us about being put on the route this year, there is still time. This year we are going...

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Bugs That Bug Me – Bagworms

We’ve been seeing a lot of bagworms this summer. So, what is a bagworm? It is the larval stage of a moth native to Pennsylvania that is reported to feed on over 100 different plants. On pine trees, its cone-shaped bags are often mistaken for cones, which go unnoticed...

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