Improving Soil Drainage

The rising temperatures of Spring are right around the corner, and with it comes the thawing out of frozen ground. The remains of winter will melt into a quagmire interspersed only by early crocus. This is the perfect time to come to understand the draining capacity of your soil. Why is this so important? It […]

A Greener Lawn Is In The Bag!

Fertilizing Your Lawn A greener lawn just seems to make you feel better. It makes your home and gardens more beautiful. But how do you keep it green? Just as you and I need our three square meals a day, utilizing all the food groups (of course), a lawn has similar nutritional needs. Your lawn’s […]

April’s Featured Houseplant: Calathea

The Calathea plant is a popular plant used for indoor office decoration purposes. It is often used in homes and businesses as well. It is a type of plant that prefers indirect lighting, which means makes it perfect for indoor usage and office buildings. Calathea plants are popular for indoor purposes because they are generally easy to care for and […]

Salt Tolerant Plants

While this topic is still “fresh” in our minds, let’s talk about salt tolerant plants and some ways to cope with salt that always comes during the winter months. It’s important to keep this topic in mind during the start of the season while your planning new additions or changes to your landscape. Will you […]

Caring for your Endless Summer Hydrangea

There are some shrubs that cannot be ignored, and the hydrangea is definitely one of those must-have plants in your landscape. The Endless Summer Collection is all the rave for their bold re-blooming flower heads. The collection consists of ‘The Original’, ‘Bloomstruck’, ‘Blushing Bride’, and ‘Twist and Shout’. Here are some tips on growing an outstanding Endless Summer […]

Clematis

Pick A Suitable Clematis Variety Varieties with viticella and texensis genes prosper in northern climates, as do most large flowered hybrids and the species C. integrifolia. Avoid ‘Montana’ groups and anything with ‘Florida’ in its name, as they dislike the cold. Planting Dig a hole the size of a bushel basket and mix the removed […]