Recent Blog Posts

Fallproof Your Roof

As fall blows into town, take a look at your roof and see what needs to be pruned from nearby trees. Limbs that grew during the summer may be hanging down too close. If branches are actually hitting the roof, they can trap moisture and cause mildew.

Bulbs are a Bright Idea

No other types of plants will give the gardener more beauty, or a wider range of variety, color and flowering times than flowering bulbs. They produce flowers of incredible colors from one end of the growing season to the other.

Saving Summer's Bloom

You'd need a greenhouse to enjoy fresh blossoms year-round, but drying flowers can help preserve their memory for you throughout the winter. Start by picking the flowers you want to save at the height of their beauty, around midday when there's little moisture trapped inside the petals.

Killer Bee Attacks and Facts

In summer you're outdoors a lot, in the yard, on picnics, hiking and camping. It's easy to accidentally disturb a bee hive which can be serious, especially if they attack in numbers. If this isn't bad enough a new, tougher bee is here and these killer bees are spreading fast.