September Lawn & Garden Checklist

It’s finally September and that means sweater weather and all things pumpkin spice. Yes, autumn is just around the corner but our green thumbs are still hard at work. Here are a few tips to show your lawn and garden some love. Lawns Continue mowing your lawn as needed, keeping the height to 2.5-3 inches. […]

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Blue perennial plant looking beautiful

Whether it’s spring, summer, or fall, we hear the same question, “When can I safely transplant the perennials in my yard?” Even though it would make sense to be able to transplant anytime the ground is not frozen, the transplanting process is a little different than the planting timeline. Since the transplanting process involves cutting […]

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Container gardening with shrubs and perennials is not a new phenomenon. Many of the popular blogs and social media personalities have been planting with shrubs and perennials in their containers for a long time, however, they don’t always discuss the “do’s” and “don’ts” of container gardening with these plants. Just like when planting annuals in […]

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Fall is for Planting!

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! When […]

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Late Spring Gardening

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 […]

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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 […]

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Summer Gardening Checklist

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 […]

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Spring gardening tips

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. […]

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March Gardening Checklist

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 […]

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October Gardening Checklist

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 […]

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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 […]

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July gardening checklist

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 […]

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Plant Watering

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 […]

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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 […]

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Fall is for Planting!

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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lawn and garden checklist

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 […]

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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 […]

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