This week, we take a look at a project that just needed a bit of spit and shine aka a simple cleanup. The property was taken over and overgrown with weeds sprouting up from every crevice and Tree of Heaven suckers. To bring back the curb appeal, we trimmed back the bushes, got rid of all the weeds, and removed all the suckers. Happy Tuesday everyone!
Over the past two months we have reviewed misconceptions around watering your garden as well as the pros and cons of watering by hand. In this month's blog we will weigh the challenges and benefits of using an irrigation system to water your yard. The biggest benefit of irrigation systems is the efficiency of time saving, water monitoring, and less hassle. A properly working irrigation system waters each plant with a slow drip that has minimum run off and maximum soil penetra
Q: Now that it is fall, when is a good time to prune bushes and tree branches? A: It depends on what kind of bush you are looking at pruning. Ideally, spring flowering shrubs such as lilacs and forsythia should be pruned immediately after they finish blooming in late spring. If they get pruned now in fall there will be a decrease in spring blooms. Summer flowering shrubs such as butterfly bushes and potentillas can be pruned in late fall or winter. Most shade trees should be
Big Tooth Maple (acer grandidentatum) - Plant in partial to full sun in zones 4-7. Breathtaking hues of orange and red paint the fall foliage of this beautiful maple tree. A slow to moderate growing tree which can reach up to 30' tall and 30' wide. Needs a moderate amount of water. Bigtooth maple is an absolute stunner in the fall!