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April 2, 2020

Ornamental trees and shrubs need nutrients throughout the year. So, you might be wondering why we fertilize them only once a year in the spring.  The answer is Polyon, the high-quality granular fertilizer that we…

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March 3, 2020

You may have heard the term “aeration” in discussions about lawn care. Maybe you have even had your lawn aerated at one time or another but are still not quite sure about the benefits it…

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February 1, 2020

Is it Worth It? Lawn fertilization and weed control plays a major role in creating the picturesque lawn so many homeowners desire. While it may be tempting to go the DIY route and try and…

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January 3, 2020

Lawn care regimens are not designed with birds in mind, but many of us enjoy the distinctive songs and fascinating colors that birds bring when they visit. While we wait for the development of a lawn…

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December 3, 2019

As the holidays get closer, it’s important to keep in mind that holiday plants have very different needs. It’s unusual for a poinsettia kept indoors to last for much of the new year, but other…

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November 4, 2019

The opinion that deer are beautiful is almost unanimous. Unfortunately, however, deer like to eat plants, including ornamental trees and shrubs. While it’s not possible to keep deer out of your yard entirely, combining a…

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October 10, 2019

Our hot, dry summers can be hard on ornamental trees and shrubs, rendering them weak as they head into winter conditions that can be even more challenging. Here’s our four-part plan for easing their transition….

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September 9, 2019

With the end of summer in sight, it’s time to start preparing your lawn for cooler weather. Even if your grass is a warm-season variety that will be dormant during winter months, this short list…

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August 7, 2019

There’s nothing quite like home-grown, fresh-picked veggies. And with plenty of cool-season crops to grow, that pleasure doesn’t have to end with the last of your summer harvest. Here’s a sampling of just some of…

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July 14, 2019

Our southern summers provide plenty of challenges, including the kinds of insects that can quickly make time outdoors even more unpleasant. Here’s our quick guide to reducing the local populations of mosquitos and fire ants….

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