Recent Blog Posts

  • 6 Ways to Keep Ticks Out of Your Yard Naturally

    August 15, 2018
    Ticks are more than just annoying, biting insects. They can also transmit a number of scary diseases, including lyme disease, Rocky Mountain spotted fever, human anaplasmosis, tularemia, rickettsiosis and more.
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  • Beneficial Bugs: Insects You Actually Want to Keep Around!

    July 1, 2018
    When you think of summer and insects, you think of the nuisance of gnats flying around your face, the  miniature chainsaw buzz of them landing in your ears, and several months of itchy, red welts from mosquitos making your vacation less than picturesque.
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  • Stop Grubs From Killing Your Lawn

    June 15, 2018
    Grubs are small but mighty pests, causing a lot of lawn damage and frustrating homeowners. Fortunately, there are easy steps to protect lawns and minimize any risk of grub infestations or extensive damage.
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  • June Garden Tips

    June 1, 2018
    June is a great season for gardeners, and though much of the early season planting is already finished by June 1, there is much more care a garden needs throughout the month to have the best results for top produce, pungent herbs, and the most beautiful blooms.
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  • How to Create a Spring Porch Pot

    May 15, 2018
    Porch pots are a great way to brighten any entryway and welcome guests to your home, and they're even more fun when you jazz up your porch pot with seasonal flair. A spring porch pot will add instant color to your entry and evoke all the freshness and renewal of the season.
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  • How to Prune Fruit Trees

    May 1, 2018
    When it comes to fruit trees there is nothing more important than pruning. Pruning your tree will be essential in getting off to the right start. If fruit trees are left unpruned, they may struggle in growth.
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  • Attacking Crabgrass and Maintaining a Crabgrass-Free Yard This Year

    April 1, 2018
    Crabgrass can be the bane of any beautiful lawn as it spreads insidiously through the yard, but with diligent care, it is possible to tame and eliminate this problem. What Is Crabgrass?
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  • March Gardening Tips

    March 1, 2018
    With the official first day of spring at hand, March is an exciting month in the garden. While it is important not to rush into gardening too early and put tender seeds or seedlings at risk, it is also important not to miss these first days of warming temperatures, fertile soil and abundant rains.
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  • Late Fall Lawn Care

    November 15, 2017
    The fall is a busy time for gardeners. Not only are you trying to clean up your gardens and flower beds to prepare them for the winter, you are also winterizing your garden so that you can hit the ground running in the spring.
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  • Outdoor Style For Fall Decor

    October 1, 2017
    Whenever Starbucks starts advertising their trademark Pumpkin Spiced Latte, that should be your signal that fall has arrived and it’s time to add some fall décor to your home. I’m not just referring to adding a few pumpkins to your front porch.
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