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September 28, 2019

Q: I planted geraniums in my outdoor pots this year and was wondering if I can I bring them inside to keep them alive over the winter?

A: Yes! We have a client who has had the same geraniums for well over 20 years! Geraniums are great plants that can be moved indoors du...

September 27, 2019

Pow Wow ® Coneflower - Echinacea purpurea
Zone 3-9

Beautiful purple-pink flowers explode from early summer into fall with this compact echinacea. These unique flowers resist fading and keep their vibrant color for a long time. A fast grower that can quickly reach 20" ta...

September 24, 2019

We were directed to design and landscape a side courtyard off of the master bedroom. Our client didn’t have any special instructions except that she wanted something that would eliminate the dirt and mud from the yard.

The house had an existing flagstone pathway to the...

September 21, 2019

Q: I noticed these bumps on the branches of my aspens. What is it and will it damage my tree?

A: Those bumps are called galls. They are caused by the poplar twiggall fly which lays eggs in developing twigs. The twigs essentially grow over the eggs and begin to swell. As...

September 20, 2019

Jackman Clematis - Clematis Jackmanii
Zone 4-9

Stunning deep purple flowers appear from summer to early fall on this beautiful climbing vine. Clematis vines need a trellis or some kind of support to wrap themselves around since they are a non-clinging vine.

Be very caref...

September 17, 2019

This particular Transformation Tuesday had a new wall and fire pit put up in the front yard and our client wanted some landscaping done to create a beautiful getaway in their front yard.

The client wanted a flagstone patio with large spacing between each flagstone - wit...

September 14, 2019

Q: What is wrong with my aspen leaf?

A: That is an aspen leaf miner. It’s a small bug that lays eggs inside of an aspen leaf. As the larvae begins to grow, it starts to feed off of the chlorophyll. Although the leaf might have some discoloration and damage, it will not...

September 13, 2019

Rose of Sharon
Hibiscus Syriacus
Zone 5-9

Dense, green foliage gives way to beautiful, bi-colored flowers that bloom all summer long. Flowers have a red circle in the middle and are either white, pink, or purple.

Expect bees and hummingbirds to be a constant visitor with...

September 10, 2019

Our client in this Transformation Tuesday wanted a flagstone patio around the door to give their yard a more distinguished look. They had the flagstone which had already been cut into smaller pieces that we normally do not use on a patio.

The first step was to level out...

September 7, 2019

Q: What is the difference between pulling weeds and weed whacking them?

A: Pulling weeds is the complete removal of the weed (roots and all) and provides a cleaner look to the area, but is also very labor intensive.

Pulling weeds is ideal for flowerbeds and anywhere else...

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