Perfect Poinsettias
Perfect Poinsettias

A Holiday Hallmark What’s left to discover about Poinsettias? Well, for starters, Poinsettias are not poisonous, are available in colors besides red, and the finest are found in garden centers. Ironic, perhaps, that a plant with legendary, child-centered origins is often seen as one dangerous to children. According to the Poisondex TM Information Service, a 50-pound child could eat 500…

Mulch: Why – When – How
Mulch: Why – When – How

MULCH WHY-WHEN-HOW             Mulch is often referred to as the gardener’s friend. Nothing adds to the looks of a well-cared for landscape more than properly mulched and edged beds and borders. Mulch protects plants and bare soil, also helps to prevent erosion over the winter. In spring it helps suppress weeds, locks in moisture and…

Time Saving Yard Tips
Time Saving Yard Tips

By: Gary Garner Sr. I recently was trying to think of some tips that might save you time, labor and maybe a little money on your lawn care. The “Lazy Man” is always trying to find a quick, easy and cheaper way to care for his lawn  Obviously, the easiest way is to hire someone to do the lawn. That…

Fall Lawn Seeding
Fall Lawn Seeding

FALL LAWN SEEDING – By: Gary Garner Sr. I have always been a strong advocate of early lawn seeding in the fall. If the weather has begun to cool and we receive a reasonable amount of rain I like to start fall seeding soon after mid-August. This year would be an exception to that idea. As hot and dry as August…