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April 2, 2021
Healthy lawns are able to withstand quite a bit of abuse. They can out-compete the majority of weeds and tolerate a fair amount of insect feeding, disease and drought without significant injury. Maintaining a healthy lawn is far from easy though. The drought in the summer of 2020 was particularly hard on lawns without irrigation, leading to decline and dieback on many properties. Here is what you need to know if your lawn is not meeting your aesthetic standards.
March 18, 2021
Perennial herbaceous plants are preferred by many gardeners because they come back year after year, eliminating the need to replant every spring. However, to maintain a lush and attractive perennial garden, it is necessary to devote time and energy into dividing perennials every so often. Not all perennial plants require division, but most do and will show signs that it is time to divide, such as fewer blooms or a dead spot in the center of the clump. Ornamental grasses, irises and daylilies are particularly notorious for the latter.

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April 2, 2021

Healthy lawns are able to withstand quite a bit of abuse. They can out-compete the majority of...

March 18, 2021

Perennial herbaceous plants are preferred by many gardeners because they come back year after year...

March 4, 2021

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February 15, 2021

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February 12, 2021

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February 11, 2021

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December 23, 2020

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December 10, 2020

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