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Insect and Pest Control

Deter Deer from Your Landscape

Here in the Natural State, we enjoy wild beauty. In Good Earth’s home city of Little Rock, nature is never far from our doorstep—from native dogwoods to bubbling brooks to abundant wildlife, we’re surrounded by homegrown beauty. However, this closeness to nature also carries a threat to our gardens: deer! We get questions every week… Read more »

Top 10 Must Haves for Gardening Success!

Learn about the top 10 must haves for gardening success! From tools to chemicals, this is what you need to have on hand to achieve a great landscape!

Landscaper at work

How to Use a Broadcast Spreader

In order for lawn chemicals to work properly, you have to apply them properly!  Start by figuring out how many square feet your lawn by multiplying length times width.  Read the chemical bag to find out how much to apply per square foot.  If your spreader type is listed on the bag then it’s simple! … Read more »

How to Get Rid of Fire Ants

One of the first things to remember is NOT to disturb the mound.  Don’t kick it, don’t poke it with a stick, don’t go over it with a weed eater or lawn mower, don’t try to burn the mound down, don’t shoot it with a shotgun…and last but not least, don’t blow it up! We… Read more »

How to Use a Sprayer

Sprayers are used to apply fertilizers and pesticides on lawns, flowers and shrubs.  Knowing how to use these will make you much more successful, so here goes!   There are three basic kinds of sprayers… we will start with hose end sprayers, which simply attach to the end of a water hose.  These have a… Read more »

Cultivate Knowledge

Summer Landscape Tips!

Sometimes people are lucky with plants…but most of the time, it’s know when to do what!  Here are some helpful tips that turn any thumb green! Spring seasonal color CAN look amazing right up until the fall!  For better success, trim annuals throughout the season.  Everything from petunias to impatiens can get leggy and a… Read more »