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Landscaping Trends for 2021

February 21, 2021

Though 2020 came with fewer gatherings and get-togethers, it did allow for more time in the garden. Don’t let all the hard work you put into your landscaping last summer fade away! Even though the nationwide snow storms and cold temperatures may not scream “landscape planning” right now, it’s never too early to begin mapping…

How to Dispose of Your Christmas Tree

January 21, 2021

As we round the corner into a new year, that means the 2020 Christmas season has officially come to an end. Outdoor lights are coming down, stockings are being stored for next year, and Christmas ornaments are being placed back in their boxes. Now, you may be asking yourself, what should I do with my…

Planning Your Lawn & Garden for Next Year

December 21, 2020

You have now secured your yard for the harsh winter months. That means now is the time to reflect on your lawn and garden successes from the past year and to focus on what improvements can be made moving forward! Grab yourself a cup of hot tea or some cocoa, and begin with some self-reflection. …

What You Can Do This Winter for a Better Yard Season Next Year

November 21, 2020

Temperatures have dropped, the air has become crisp, and there is snow in the forecast. That’s right – Ohio winter has arrived! Now that the leaves have cleared away, and winter has set in, you may be thinking it’s goodbye to yard chores until springtime, right?  Actually, no! Winter seems like the time of year…

Preparing Your Lawn & Garden for Cooler Months

October 21, 2020

Fall is officially here! In addition to visiting pumpkin patches, enjoying football games, and treating yourself to your favorite autumn-inspired beverage, there is another task that should be at the top of your fall to-do list: Preparing your lawn and garden for winter.  What do I need to do in the fall to prepare my…

Everything You Need to Know About Aerating, Overseeding, and Grass Fertilizing

September 21, 2020

You’ve probably already noticed some cooler nights creeping in along with an earlier sunset. These two changes point towards the summer winding down and the beginning of autumn’s vibrant foliage. With these cooler temps setting in and much of summer’s humidity taking a break, aerating and overseeding is something you will definitely want to consider…

What You Need to Know About Fungus & Mold in Your Landscape

August 20, 2020

You have worked hard all year and it really shows – a warranted pat on the back is due! Late summer is the perfect time of year to feel proud of your lawn and garden as you take in a harvest or sip iced tea while gazing at the hostas. You may have started to…

Caring for your Grass & Plants in Hot Weather

July 28, 2020

When it comes to lawn care and gardening, creating a schedule that makes sense for your day-to-day is essential when planning for your week and months ahead. July and August, for instance, are times of vigorous growth and flowering, so it’s important to keep up your momentum! You have come so far, and you’ll be…

Outdoor Plant Maintenance 101

June 30, 2020

So, you’ve planned your landscape, planted your seeds or seedlings, and you’re finally looking forward to enjoying the well-earned view of your beautifully kept yard. Now what? For seasoned gardeners, they know that this aspect of gardening is only just scratching the surface since maintaining a well-manicured and lovely-looking yard takes a little work and…

Landscape Planning 101 – Part 2

April 21, 2020

We’ve all heard the term “landscaping” before, but what does it really mean? In the simplest form, landscaping is, by definition*, the process of making a yard or other piece of land more attractive by altering the existing design, adding ornamental features, and planting trees and shrubs. Now, you may be thinking, ‘Sounds easy enough!’ However,…