Archive | January 2013

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Are Your Trees Ready For The Next Big Storm?

There’s an old saying that, “The best defense is a good offense.” This applies to the trees in your yard. Remember that snow isn’t our only danger to trees. We get our share of high winds, too. We’ve all seen what these winds can do to our trees. However, there are steps you can take […]

Snow Shovels Are For Sidewalks, Not Trees

While we haven’t had much snow again this winter, I want to forewarn you of a post snowstorm practice that is unsafe for you and your trees. I’m talking about knocking snow off the evergreen trees and shrubs in your yard. As I drive around after snowstorms, and see people doing this, I’m always tempted […]

New Gardening Terms & What They Mean

Today, we have a number of gardening philosophies springing up like the weeds that we love to hate. Some are stand-alone philosophies while others are somewhat intertwined. The one thing they have in common is that they are all eco-friendly. If you are a seasoned gardener, you are probably familiar with some of these new […]