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June 7, 2022

Planting Caliper Trees

Most of our caliper (basketed or B&B) trees are grown in metal nursery baskets. These trees should always be moved by the basket and NOT the trunk. Here are some tips on proper planting of your basketed tree: Select proper location for your tree. Ensure utilities are marked and site…
Care and FeedingTips and Tricks
January 10, 2022

Winter Tree Pruning Tips

Winter is an ideal time to gain control of unruly or misshapen trees and shrubs in your yard. Deciduous plants have dropped their foliage revealing the true form of the specimen. Sap movement has slowed down keeping the project spick and span. Winter pruning will stimulate plants to grow faster…
Tips and Tricks
July 31, 2018

Top Weed Prevention Tips

Your garden is flourishing, the plants are growing tall and strong, and your lawn has never been so lush. Unfortunately, the weeds seem to be thriving as well. Unlike potted plants and seeds, weeds are resilient and suited to harsh conditions caused by intense heat and dry soil. Taking the time…
Tips and Tricks
April 30, 2018

Early May Gardening Tips

1) Clean up plant debris from over the winter. Rake up old leaves, branches and trim off dead branches and old flowers from roses and perennials. Now is a good time to thin out overgrown shrubs such as potentilla or spirea and let the new growth take over. Thin out…
Tips and Tricks
April 30, 2018

How to choose a reputable landscaper?

Written By Glen Hubick Let’s face it, there are a lot of landscapers out there. How to choose the right one is a tough decision. Is it price, personality, word of mouth, reputation? Most landscapers have an reasonable understanding of texture and structural elements in a yard. Knowing how to…
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