Recent Blog Posts

  • Gardening Tips for May

    May 1, 2014
    May's weather is anything but predictable. Pay attention to weather forecast and warnings. April showers may have brought more than just flowers or nothing at all.
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  • Crabgrass Control

    April 15, 2014
    Crabgrass is one of the most invasive annual grasses in lawns and gardens. A dense healthy lawn is the best defense against crabgrass and other troublesome weeds.
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  • Gardening Tips for April

    April 1, 2014
    Spring is finally here!   While there is much to do in your yard and garden this month, don't get discouraged!   There is plenty of time in the month to get to everything without overdoing it!
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  • Lawn Establishment

    March 15, 2014
    The best time to seed a new lawn is in the spring or early fall. Seeding at other times of the year may effect germination and the ability of the new grass to survive. Whether you are seeding a new lawn, overseeding an existing lawn or just doing small repairs, the same dates apply.
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  • Welcome to the Garden!

    March 1, 2014
    Relax with your first garden. You may make a few mistakes, but you’ll begin to understand what makes vegetables grow.
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  • What You Need to Start Seeds Indoors

    February 15, 2014
    Starting seeds indoors is a great way to ensure earlier blooms and an earlier harvest from your garden, and allows you to choose longer-growing cultivars to enjoy. Enterprising gardeners can enjoy starting seeds throughout the winter, if they have the right tools to get the seeds growing.
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  • Gardening Tips for February

    February 1, 2014
    Just because the majority of perennials and trees are dormant this month doesn't mean you need to ignore your garden. Dormancy actually helps with some of the opportunities for projects this month. Much can be done to enhance your garden during the growing season if preparations are made now.
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  • Keeping Your Dog Clean in the Wintertime

    January 15, 2014
    Few seasons of the year can be more fun than wintertime for a pet owner. Any dog owner knows how much their pet loves to play in freshly packed snow. But keeping your dog clean during this time of year can be a real challenge.
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  • Winter Cat Care

    January 1, 2014
    Shorter days and colder temperatures can have the same depressing effects on pets as they do on pet owners. Fortunately, there are easy ways cat owners can keep their furry family members happy and healthy all winter long.
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  • Winter Poultry Care

    December 15, 2013
    Chickens are much tougher than they appear and they only need a little extra care during the winter months. Here are a few essential tips to consider when caring for your chickens throughout the winter.
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