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October Tips

In News and Tips, Tips by Charlie Cole

• Mulch in spring-planted trees and shrubs. Don’t permit them to get too dry; water them throughly and deeply • Start amaryllis and paperwhite narcissus for holiday blooms. (Allow 5-6 weeks for paperwhites and 12 weeks for amaryllis). • Apply fall lawn fertilizer at this time • Apply lime to lawns to raise pH. A 50# bag of lime will …

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Bonsai for Beginners

In News and Tips, Tips by Charlie Cole

“Bonsai is not a race, nor is it a destination. It is a never-ending journey.” Don’t let the fact that ‘bon-sai’ is an art studied and refined for many centuries scare you off, because you are perfectly capable to learn how to grow Bonsai trees without green thumbs. Make sure to pick the right tree species for your surroundings and …

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Six Steps to Renovating Your Lawn

In News and Tips, Tips by Charlie Cole

Summer heat can take a toll on your lawns  The heat and dry conditions After a visit from the “lawn doctor” was the prognosis intensive care? Where is the green that lifts our spirits? The answer is in 6 easy steps to renovation your lawn. Maintaining a healthy turf is a great way to get outdoors. When you’re done, your …