Garden Tips Archive

Landscape for Color in Spring

Going From Here to There Can Be Beautiful Having a whole landscape redesigned and installed can be revolutionary, but sometimes a simple addition can also be gratifying.  For instance, how often do you retrace your steps within your present landscape? Your frequent ‘trips’ can be more beautiful and enjoyable by establishing ‘pathways’ such as pictured

Landscape Conservation in Spring

Positive actions in the spring are important for your landscape’s continued health. Having your lawn cut higher will produce more food energy which can be stored in an expanding root system; important for fighting disease and for better sustaining turf all season. Consistent, corrective pruning maintains a pleasing appearance while promoting health and strong internal

Professional Landscaping Advice for April

Here are some professional tips to keep your landscape healthy and beautiful in the spring months.

April Garden Tips – It’s About Color & Health

The color of spring begins with the first spring bulbs and pussy willows, followed by forsythia, magnolias, red bud, dogwoods, and a host of others. Tulips make a dramatic display; a signature of springtime and the beginning of a new season. It is our privilege to help your landscape perform to its best advantage, heralding

How Inviting is Your Entrance? – Entrance Gardens – March 2017

Often, when considering new landscaping, attention is paid to the living areas of the backyard, while the entrance isn’t given much thought, yet it is your presentation to the neighborhood, and the welcoming area for your guests. A rule of thumb is that the entrance garden area should reflect the style of your home, while

Convenient Container Vegetables for your Patio – March 2017

Thinking of potting some vegetables this spring? Here are some great ideas for container vegetables for your patio. A Few Special Plants To Consider For This Year’s Garden

Professional Gardening Advice for March

Rose stems need to be pruned back to live wood; climbers re-secured to their supports; hybrid Teas pruned to 3 or 5 strong stems as soon as new growth starts. Pansies can take the cold while providing early color for your patio planters or flower boxes, and in your garden. Cut back ornamental grasses and

March Garden Tips – Tips for a New Season in 2017

March ‘Garden Tips’ for a New Season As you go through march, you can sense spring is coming by the warming air; the longer brighter days, and the first stirrings of new plant growth. It’s all a wonder. Spring’s new growth instills hope for a new year where everything can be made right. The old

December Garden Tips 2016 #3

Holiday Season Garden Notes Here’s why all your trees should be inspected each year, with maintenance pruning a yearly procedure. Storms and winter ice will test the strength of all trees. Broken trees lose much of their appeal, if not all their value! It’s easy to make attractive displays for the winter patio or entrance

December Garden Tips 2016 #2

Holiday Gift Ideas for Garden Lovers Protect Your Holiday Tree To conserve, and prevent a fire, spray an antidesiccant on your Holiday tree’s needles, top and bottom before bringing your tree into the house to keep it from drying out. Also, add water as needed.