How to prepare your soil for spring gardening

It may still feel like winter outside, but soon it will be spring, which means one thing for gardeners – soil preparation! Before you can nurture new plants in your glorious garden this season, you’ll need to focus on creating a nutrient-rich environment that helps support their growth. Here is [...]

How to plant in your USDA plant hardiness zone

Gardening is an experience that can be rewarding and fulfilling. Whether you are a beginner or seasoned green thumb, learning to plant within your specific USDA plant hardiness zone is the first step towards successful gardening. By understanding factors such as climate patterns, sunlight conditions, soil fertility, and more for [...]

How to help your trees deal with unseasonable weather

As homeowners, we take pride in our properties and the accompanying foliage. With unpredictable weather patterns, you may wonder what you can do to help your trees cope with unseasonable weather. Just like us, trees don’t always adjust well to sudden change. We’ll discuss how unpleasant weather can affect your [...]

4 Classic Signs That Your Trees Are Stressed

It’s a common misconception that insects and diseases are the only causes of tree illness and death. While trees are very resilient organisms, environmental factors like improper planting and exposure to salt spray can cause them stress. Trees can be more susceptible to the aforementioned pests and diseases when stressed. [...]

Should I rake up the leaves on my lawn or leave them?

With the changing of the leaves comes their falling. This beautiful red, gold, and orange blanket of leaves on our lawns are pretty to look at and play in, but what should you do with it? Traditionally, we rake our lawns of leaves for aesthetic reasons and bag them for [...]