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Memorial Day Weekend

Memorial Day Weekend

A day to remember and honor all the brave heroes that served to hold our flag high.  Thank you for your service.  Memorial day weekend also means its time to plant and mulch.    It seems everyone from gas stations, to grocery stores to hardware stores are selling bags of mulch these days.  Pallets of mulch are  delivered and unloaded creating mulch castles walls which surround edges of properties with large signs offering great deals....or is it really? The prices vary all over the board.  I have seen three bags for $10, 4 bags for $10 and even 5 bags...

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It's the most beautiful time of the year!

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It's the most beautiful time of the year!

It's the most beautiful time of the year! Spring warm weather has finally shown up and bushes and trees in the landscape are erupting with color and fragrance.   I am always amazed with how fast things change in the nursery.  Three days ago, you could not tell what color any of the azaleas were and today the color has arrived and in a few days, they will begin to blossom. I really enjoy this time of year.  Fluorescent pink flowers of redbuds trees command attention.  Magnolias big and small are filled with flowers.  French lilacs with great fragrance are...

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Easter Flower Garden Box

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Easter Flower Garden Box

Happy Easter!  Here is a quick idea for decorating your home or patio with our garden box filled with blooming Easter plants!  

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Is moss attacking your lawn and garden?

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Is moss attacking your lawn and garden?

Is moss attacking your lawn or garden this year? Green moss is staking claim to lawns this year in droves.  It seems every other customer of mine is having an issue with moss in there lawn.Moss are classified as bryophytes which are non vascular plants.  Moss is a plant but does not have parts we are used to seeing.  It does not have true leaves, branches or even roots.  With no roots, moss finds other ways to absorb moisture so this is typically why moss is found in shady damp areas.Moss does not have seeds and spreads by division or...

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Are you growing a garden of 'weeden'

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Are you growing a garden of 'weeden'

Are you growing a garden of weeden?I know I must be getting older as I am always concerned with the weather. Spring is trying to show up and a few signs are emerging.A few weeping cherries are in bloom, the forsythia are starting to bloom and even some pjm rhododendron are showing some color.  Weeds are also popping up in lawns , gardens and landscapes.   It never fails, weeds are always a constant battle.If you have all the time in the world, you could hand pull them but who has that kind of time?It's best to start your attack while...

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