Did you know: Hydrangea Chemistry

These beautiful big balls of flowers can be seen in an array of colors from June-Sept.  But did you know that you can control their flower color!   Hydrangeas can go from Deep Blue to Hot Pink just by changing the pH of the soil. It may take a matter of months, but it...

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Ticks: Signs, symptoms and prevention

Tick season is upon us; plants are plentiful and we are spending more time outside. This year is expected to have a high tick population due to the mild winter. A tick bit can lead to a sore spot for a few days that can advance to a rash, infection or disease.   Lyme...

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Did you know:Ants & Peonies

Did you know that ants on your peony buds is perfectly normal if not beneficial to the opening of the flower bud. It is believed that the small amount of nectar on the bud attracts the ants which help to open those dense flower buds.  An old wives tale, maybe, but...

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Did you know: Rhododendrons

Did you know that Azalea's are also Rhododendrons!  They are both in the same genus, with over 1000 varieties around the world they range from white, to orange to deep purple.  There are even some deciduous Azalea's. Compare the look of the them: Rhododendron-Larger,...

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Plant a Tree, Save a Tree

We all love trees! They are the backdrop to our landscape, the shade in which we seek from the hot sun, the shelter we run to when it showers, and the natural play set we can climb.  In honor of Arbor Day, we always encourage everyone to plant more trees, not only for...

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Save a life, avoid volcanoes

We see these wondrous landmarks everywhere, especially in shopping centers or along roadsides, but these mulch volcanoes are bad and are killing trees. They can cause trunk rot, increase insects and they decrease the amount of water and oxygen getting into the soil...

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The battle with Landscape pests, beat them to the punch.

Do you want to start your landscape off to a healthy start? Let’s take out the enemy before it awakens. There are several types of insects that lay dormant during the winter months, awaiting to thrive on your plants when they are at their most vulnerable stage; Spring...

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