Category Archives: Expert Advice

Beware of Fungus Among Us

Beware of Fungus Among Us

There are a wide variety of fungal pathogens present in the soil.  When conditions exist for development, the fungal spores will grow and cause damage to turf or plants.  Some...
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Using Warm Season Annuals

Using Warm Season Annuals

This season, look for warm-season annuals, such as Penta, Vinca, Coleus and Marigolds, to fill in between young perennial plants. And check out all the other interesting and unusual annuals...
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Choosing the Proper Turf

Choosing the Proper Turf

Turf is best suited for full sunlight.  Highly shaded areas cause the thinning of turf.  Selective pruning of trees will allow more sunlight and will help reduce this effect.  There...
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Know Your Plants

Know Your Plants

Don’t rely solely on reference books to determine whether plants “look good” at different times of the year.  There can be great variation in general appearance within a species and...
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Watering Tips

Watering Tip

April and May are normally hot, windy and dry, and are the most critical watering months of the year.  If we aren’t receiving adequate rainfall, remember to water regularly until...
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