May is an important month for gardeners! Here’s how to get your lawn and garden in tip top shape for the warmer months to come. Garden Finish planting your garden starting in mid-May. Fertilize all vegetables with our Espoma Garden Food, the perfect formulation for all veggies. Weed as needed. Apply Hi Yield Herbicide Granules every… Read more »
It’s been a long midwestern winter and we’re all thrilled to see some green again! This is a great time to work on your lawn and garden, especially while we’re all stuck at home anyways. You’ll get to enjoy a beautiful landscape when this is all over – a little light at the end of… Read more »
Don’t let the holiday displays fool you – there’s still plenty to do in your garden! This month is all about maintenance. Here’s how to give it the TLC it needs to prepare for winter. Garden Remove all debris from the garden. Leaving debris will increase your chances of diseases and insects attacking next year’s… Read more »
Fall gardening is just beginning! Here are our tips to show your lawn and garden some love: Lawns Continue mowing your lawn as needed, keeping the height to 2.5-3 inches. Mid-October you will be able to gradually start decreasing your mowing height until you reach 2 inches for your final mow of the season. Continue… Read more »
You have planted the plants, watered and kept your landscape weeded, and now your perennials are getting too big! This is a great problem to have. A thriving landscape will produce plants that occasionally need to have their size controlled. Dividing perennials is an easy process that will keep your plants blooming their best and… Read more »
Your plants should be in full bloom by now and the right amount of sunshine and water will help them flourish all season long. Remember to never apply pesticide or fertilizer when the temperature is high, as it can damage plants that are desired. Lawn To prevent lawn fungus from spreading, we recommend applying F-Stop which… Read more »
Hello summer! The sun is shining, the birds are singing and it’s safe to say the threat the of snow has finally passed! It’s now time to give your lawn, garden and plants some love – here’s how to get started. Lawn Fertilize your lawn sometime between now and early June. We recommend Fertilome Weed Free… Read more »
Welcome to the first full month of spring! Now’s the time to get your lawn and garden ready for the warmer months ahead. Lawn Thatch and/or aerate your lawn (this must be done before applying your preemergent weed control) Apply Fertilome For All Seasons preemergent weed control with fertilizer for crabgrass control and other weeds…. Read more »
This is the last month to rest before the busy spring season in the garden. However, if your green thumb is itching there are a few tasks that can be started now. Garden Buy your Olds Garden Seed for tomatoes, peppers (hot varieties need planted sooner), eggplant and cole crops (depending on outdoor planting dates). Make seed… Read more »
Harvest is over and we’re headed into the holidays! Before you buy the turkey or deck the halls, give your garden a little TLC to prepare it for winter. Garden Remove all debris from the garden. Leaving debris will increase your chances of diseases and insects attacking next year’s plants. Amend your soil with cotton… Read more »
With the end of summer comes the inevitable preparation for winter. But wait just one second, we still have this glorious season of fall to enjoy! This time of year gives us one last burst of color before the monotony of white and brown settles in for winter. If you’re stuck on ideas for the… Read more »
Cooler weather is just one of the many reasons we love fall gardening. In addition to keeping fresh produce on your table, this season offers fewer pests and diseases, less watering to be done and sweeter tasting produce. Here’s what should be next on your to-do list. Lawns Continue mowing your lawn as needed. Keep… Read more »
For most gardeners, this is an exciting time. After all, your flower beds are thriving and you can finally enjoy the fruits of your labor! Read on for our latest lawn & garden tips. Garden Remember to pick plants clean of produce and do not allow fruits and vegetables to drop and decompose on the ground…. Read more »
Summer is in full swing, and your lawn and garden probably need a lot of attention. Here’s our summer gardening checklist to help keep your plants looking fresh. Garden Harvest vegetables as they’re ready. Tomatoes: apply Hi-Yield Bone Meal or Hi-Yield Calcium Nitrate to lessen the effect of blossom end rot. Vegetables: apply Fertilome Broad… Read more »
The temperature rises, rain is scarce and your plants are looking bleak. Sound familiar? Fortunately, this trend doesn’t have to happen to your garden. That’s why we emphasize watering. When planting, especially with high temperatures, plants experience transplant shock and easily will because their roots are confined to a small area. Proper watering keeps your… Read more »
Now that summer is here, your lawn and garden probably need some extra attention. Here’s our easy summer gardening checklist to help your plants flourish. Garden Water your plants regularly. Plants will start to need more water as the temperatures increase and also as they start to flower and produce fruit. It’s important to apply… Read more »
The sun is shining, the birds are singing and it’s safe to say the threat the of snow has finally passed. It’s now time to give your lawn, garden and plants some love – here’s how to get started. Garden Get your plants in the ground. Fertilize vegetables with our Espoma Garden Food, the perfect… Read more »
Welcome to the first full month of spring! While it may not feel like it, it’s almost time to get your lawn, garden and plants ready for the warmer months to come. Garden Till your garden and apply either Milorganite, Fertilome Gardener’s Special or Espoma Garden Food as a broadcast. Also apply Espoma Worm Casings… Read more »
The leaves have fallen and the winter weather is almost upon us. Now that your lawn and garden have been put to bed for the year, we can begin dreaming up plans for next spring. Garden Plan your garden now so you know what you have room for before next season! Remember to rotate your… Read more »
The leaves have turned their brilliant fall colors and winter is right around the corner. However, gardening season isn’t over yet! Before you put your tools away, be sure you’ve properly tucked your garden into bed for the colder months to come. Garden Remove all debris from the garden. Leaving debris will increase your chances… Read more »
Year after year we receive the same question, “Can I plant perennials, shrubs and trees in the fall?” The answer is YES! While many people may see plants browning and going into dormancy as a precursor to death, their path to dormancy is actually a great opportunity to have beautiful plants in the spring. Some… Read more »
The end of summer doesn’t mean the end of lawn and garden care. Take these simple steps now to get a head start on healthy plants next spring. Garden Continue to harvest vegetables until they are finished. As plants finish, pull out annual plants and dispose of (this will help reduce diseases reoccurring next spring)…. Read more »
It’s time to enjoy the fruits of your labor! But that doesn’t mean gardening season is over. Here are our tips to prepare your plants for the cooler weather to come. Garden Remember to pick plants clean of produce and do not allow fruits and vegetables to drop and decompose on the ground. Pull plants… Read more »
Your garden is probably starting to reflect the hard work you’ve put into it. Keep pushing forward until harvest with this month’s checklist. Garden Early July to Mid July, fertilize your garden with Espoma Garden Food. Apply Fertilome Broad Spectrum Fungicide or Immunox to vegetables to prevent diseases such as blight. Apply Hi-Yield Herbicide Granules… Read more »
Summer is finally here and with these high temperatures, your lawn and garden may need some extra attention. Here are our early summer tips for helping your plants flourish! Garden Water your plants regularly. Plants need more water as the temperatures increase and as they start to flower and produce fruit. Apply fungicides before you see… Read more »
As we walk through the nursery, this is a time when many plants have either finished flowering or are not quite ready to bloom yet. However, there are a few gems that are just starting to show Mother Nature’s hand in beauty. When we suggest plants to our customers, we always help them pick plants… Read more »
Gardening season has just begun and there is much to do to get your plants ready for the dog days of summer. Review this month’s checklist to get your lawn and garden in top shape. Garden Finish planting your garden starting in mid-May. Fertilize all vegetables with our Espoma Garden Food, the perfect formulation for all veggies. Annual… Read more »
We’ve made it through the blazing heat of summer and now Old Man Winter is knocking on our door, but here at Parkview we are taking advantage of the cooler temperatures and thinking ahead to spring. The beautiful blooms of spring are always a refreshing site after a long winter, but a person needs to prepare in the fall in order to enjoy them.
It may not have felt like it lately but fall is just around the corner. Those crisp mornings and late afternoons are unanimously a favorite time of year around Parkview Nursery. The cooler weather not only gives relief to the heat that we’ve endured in the summer months, but it is also a great time to allow new plants to establish.
Here’s what to make sure you’re taking care of in your outdoor space this April! Lawn Thatch and/or aerate your lawn (this must be done before applying your preemergent weed control) Apply Fertilome For All Seasons preemergent weed control with fertilizer for crabgrass control and other weeds. Plant grass seed (do not use For All Seasons when… Read more »
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