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June Gardening

CHRIS PESCHEMay 31, '24

Container plants can dry out quickly in the hot windy days of summer. Soil Moist is a polymer designed to reduce plant watering. It absorbs water similar to a sponge, when the soil dries; the stored water is released to the soil over an extended period of time. Safe to...

May Gardening

CHRIS PESCHEMay 10, '24

BONIDE WEED BEATER ULTRA kills Creeping Charlie, Ground Ivy and over 200+ tough broadleaf weeds in your lawn, without damaging the turf. Visible results in 24 hours and it’s safe to reseed in 2 weeks. Ultra is rain fast once dry and works in cool weather down to 45 degrees....

April Gardening

CHRIS PESCHEApr 12, '24

Do a soil test to determine what amendments your planting beds need.  Soil Test Kits by LusterLeaf provide 10 tests for pH, and Nitrogen, Phosphorous, and Potash.http://www.lusterleaf.com/nav/soil_test.html  Our expert staff can analyze your results and will assist you in selecting the proper organic or traditional fertilizer to apply Add 1 to 2...

Easter Lilies

Kim EllsonMar 31, '24

Easter lilies delight with an abundance of large trumpet-shaped white flowers that exude a sweet and beautiful fragrance, and un uncanny ability to bloom at precisely Easter each year. White lilies symbolize purity, hope and peace, and enjoy a long association with the Christianity, dating back to the bible.  What...

March Gardening

CHRIS PESCHEMar 10, '24

We all know this winter has been long and drawn out. You’re probably more than ready to get going on gardening. Be patient and do not work in your planting beds if the soil is wet! Working wet soil causes compaction and closes vital air pockets. The hard work you...