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How to Plant a Plant

Step 1 Start by digging a hole twice the width and as deep as the plant’s container.  Amend the backfill with organic matter if needed; keep a ratio of 70% native soil to 30% amendment. Step 2 Remove the plant from its container. If it’s root bound, uncurl or cut the roots in order to… Read more »

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Treating with Preemerge

Learn how and when to treat lawn areas and landscape beds with pre emerge. Pre emerge prevents weed seeds from germinating.

Winter Combo Pots

Choose winter hardy plants for containers that offer interest all winter long!  The key is to choose evergreens, perennials, groundcovers and seasonal color that can last throughout our coldest temperatures in containers.  If you typically plant tropical plants in your containers, and aren’t sure about planting evergreens and perennials in them, just remember you can… Read more »

Using Natural Shrubbery Around Your Property

Even if you love your neighbors, you can still want a barrier dividing your property from theirs. Looking for a beautiful, natural way to provide some privacy? Here are Gregg’s suggestions for you. Gregg recommends the arborvitae to use as a natural fence. They can be purchased when they’ve already grown 10 ft. tall, so… Read more »

Poison Ivy and Garden Grub Treatments

Gregg and Jeff are exploring certain garden nuisances that find their way into most yards, and talking about what you can do to stop them. Common Garden and Yard Problems There are some insects and weeds that find their way into most all garden spaces. Let’s look at a few common problems and some things… Read more »

Deter and Control Mosquitos

Learn more about deterring mosquitoes naturally through the use of plants and as well as controlling them with sprays.