How To’s

Spring & Fall Planting Guide

Every garden is different, but each planting project should begin the same way. Before your spade touches the dirt, take stock of your yard or garden with an eye toward soil type, wind exposure, drainage, and available sunlight. This information will help you make smart decisions about appropriate plants, soil amendments, and fertilizers. Make Amends…

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Tree & Shrub Pruning

Pruning, the removal of certain parts of a tree or shrub, is a time-honored gardening technique with long-term benefits. When done correctly, pruning promotes strong plant growth and enhances curb appeal. Conversely, improper pruning can damage your valuable landscape and can negatively affect the overall health of your plants. Before you begin your pruning project,…

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Tree & Shrub Aftercare

You’ve done your homework and planted your new tree or shrub in an appropriate location in your yard. Now, that planting’s continued survival depends on proper aftercare and maintenance for the next year. The wide range of tree and plant varieties, soil types, and weather conditions make it difficult to give hard and fast watering…

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