Category Archives: Lawn Care, Landscaping Tips

Help Wanted: Contestant #3

Arriving on an old beat up bicycle, this contestant already had me worried. My ad specifically stated “must have valid and clean license and reliable transportation.” Nine times out of ten, if a guy shows up on a bike, said … Continue reading

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Time for an Irrigation Check

Check your irrigation system at the Spring time of year, before the real heat moves in. Make sure all heads are working properly, and that water coverage is adequate. Only water what needs to be watered! Last I checked, the … Continue reading

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Time to Prune

Spring is a good time to prune your plants. Wait until they stop flowering, then prune moderately. For trees, never prune more than 1/3 the total height. For instance, if your crepe myrtle tree is 12’ tall, remove no more … Continue reading

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Time to Feed

With the advent of spring your plants, trees and lawn are ready to eat. Lent is over! Let the food flow! Choose slow release fertilizers for your entire landscape. These types of fertilizers feed your plants small amounts over a … Continue reading

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Spring has Sprung?

2013 has been a most unpredictable year for climatologists, thus far. In January we were averaging temperatures in the mid-80’s before the month was halfway through! By the time February first rolled around the temperature had dropped fifteen degrees to … Continue reading

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