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Good Fall Gardening Practices

Good Fall Gardening Practices

Fall is a great time of the year for adding trees and shrubs to the landscape. The warm soil and cool air is good for root development. In some cases, plants that are planted in the fall tend to establish themselves better than ones planted in the spring. This is because they have all of the fall and all of the following spring to get established before the most stressful time of the year which…

Good Lawn Care Practices

Good Lawn Care Practices

Summer is prime growing season for lawns. Lawns that are not performing their best can be made better through the fall. If you did not fertilize your lawn during the spring, you still have time to fertilize and get your lawn in good shape prior to fall. But only keep with a fertility program through early to mid-August, and water your lawn deeply once or twice a week as needed. Watch for chinch bugs in…

Use Sunscreen Every Time You Mow Your Lawn

Use Sunscreen Every Time You Mow Your Lawn

Sixty-nine percent of Americans said they use sunscreen at least occasionally, according to a nationally representative survey of 1,000 adults conducted in April by the Consumer Reports National Research Center. Women who participated in the survey were more likely than men to use it frequently and said they used sunscreen more consistently during a range of outdoor activities. You probably think to put on sunscreen when you go to the beach or to the pool…

3 Basic Nutrient Elements For A Healthy Lawn and Garden

3 Basic Nutrient Elements For A Healthy Lawn and Garden

Nitrogen, Phosphorus and Potassium are three primary nutrients for a healthy lawn. Each one of these basic nutrient elements plays a major role in promoting a healthy turf. Nitrogen Nitrogen is very mobile in the soil, making it subject to leaching out of the soil faster than any other nutrient. As a result, nitrogen is the nutrient most likely to be deficient in lawns. Nitrogen promotes rapid growth, encourages a dense lawn and produces a dark green…

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