Lawn Care Tips for Spring

Do not scalp your lawn. “Scalping your lawn” was once thought to be helpful in getting rid of dead grass, and providing sunlight for new grass to come in. We now know that scalping a lawn does more harm than good. I occasionally see homeowners scalping and



Read more

Preparing your Garden for Winter

Now is the time to walk through your garden and take note of not only the plants growing in your garden, but also the insects and diseases setting up residence.  You might be surprised at what you find.   Do not compost or use for mulch any



Read more

As My Garden Grows…

Cinnamon Pecans  My Grandparents had lots of pecan trees on their farm outside of Chandler, OK.  That started my love for pecans.  My father-in-law also has a huge Pecan tree here in Carrollton so the tradition can continue! Ingredients: 1/4 cup evaoporated milk 1 cup sugar 1/4



Read more

Landscaping Tip of the Day! Tree Rings

Creating a “mulch ring” around your trees helps your trees in several ways. Mulch rings create a weed barrier during the growing season. For maximum benefit mulch 2-3 inches deep. The mulch ring protects the tree bark from weed eaters nicking the bark, which over time allows



Read more