Getting ready for Spring

Now is the time we plan for the busyness of spring & summer.  A few hours of planning can eliminate a lot of headaches during the growing season. Here is a check list: – Weekly lawn mowing begins March 30th – Order your Spring flower color by March



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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



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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



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Spring Cleaning Starts with First Aid Kits!

Spring Cleaning: start with first aid kits. Found a great new product to include for people sensitive to poison ivy & oak. A pre-contant towlette and a cleanser. Use before working in the garden to prevent an outbreak. Link to this post!



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Getting Your Lawn Mower Ready for Spring

Lawn Mowers: Need to be cleaned and mower blades sharpened. Carefully remove lawn mower blades and wash with water and a couple of tablespoons of Clorox to remove any diseases carried over from last year. Take your blade to a local lawn service shop to have it



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