Enhance The Value of Your Home

Enhance The Value of Your Home

Landscaping does more than benefit the environment and make your yard a special place to enjoy. It can also add to the resale value of your home. In fact, the Gallup Organization estimates that landscaping can add between 7% and 15% to a home’s value. There...
Watering Tips

Watering Tips

Always water your plants and your lawn in the morning. Feeding your plants in the morning gets them off to a good start and gives them the energy they need to get through the day, just as we need a healthy breakfast to start our day. In the evenings, plants wind down...
Pruning Pointers

Pruning Pointers

Have you often wondered, when is the best time to prune your shrubs and evergreens? The questions we get asked most frequently are those having to do with when and how to prune shrubs and evergreens. Many gardeners are often apprehensive about doing any pruning for...
Mole and Vole Control

Mole and Vole Control

Moles and voles are rodents that live underground and are very rarely seen except for the damage that they do. They feed on grubs, earthworms and other insects and also the roots of plants. All of this causes damage to the lawn by severing roots and raising sod...
Keeping Deer and Rabbits Off The Garden Guest List

Keeping Deer and Rabbits Off The Garden Guest List

It is very frustrating for gardeners when rabbits, moles, voles and deer arrive in your yard ready for a feast, assuming all the hard work you did this year was just for them. The type of winter ahead will have an impact on the amount of animal damage, but since we...
When Can I Start Seeds?

When Can I Start Seeds?

To decide when to plant seeds inside for transplanting outdoors, first determine the average last frost date at your garden site. This can range from May 2 in the southeastern metro to June 11 in the Brainerd area and can vary a week or more depending on conditions....