Winter Tree Fertilization
Want to have your trees grow at double their annual rate? Now is the time to fertilize and it couldn't be easier. You'll only be outside in the cold four about 30 minutes and you'll add strenght, growth and beauty to your trees!
Trees for Generations
So often we make the mistake of wanting a tree because it looks beautiful without considering how large it will grow, if it will survive where we plant it, long term quality of the tree, etc. In this week's tip we show you the importance of choosing the right tree for your lawn and help you with considerations in order to make the best choice.
The drought of 2012 and uncertaintity this Summer has caused a lot of us to be left with ugly or dead plants. It's time to start planting again! Everything is going to be fine and this Summer was relatively mild - so let's make our homes and city beautiful again! Watch this week's tip to find out what, where, when and why to plant around our home and let's get growing.
Ash Borer Warnings
There has been a sighting of the infamous Emerald Ash Borer in Johnson County, Kansas as well as a few other city's around the metro. This is causing all kinds of media coverage and panic, not to mention a whole bunch of parasites coming out of the woodwork and telling you to spend up to $350 per year treating your ash tree! What should you really be doing if you have an ash tree? Should you treat? Should you be worried? We have the answers in this week's video tip.
The Heat is On – Plants & Bugs!
The heat of the Summer and lack of rain is causing our lawns to brown out. The expensive damage could be being done to your landscape. Plants, trees and shrubs and taking the heat too. This week we show you how to keep your plants cool and alive. We also show you the importance of mulch around your plants and even more importantly the soil around your foundation. Finally, this heat means it's Spider Mite season. These microscopic rascals can destroy your plants quickly. They're hard to see but the damage they do is not. If you have a shrub, vegetables, plants, etc that are showing some yellowing - you might have mites! We show you how to treat now!
Using Earth Right
Our heavy clay soils are not conducive for growing lawns, trees and landsape. Drainage is a big issue for many homeowners as well. Earth Right is a Kansas City made product that has been in existence for over 20 years. The all natural product feeds the clay soil with nutrients and also helps break down the clay soil to turn it into healthy topsoil in very little time.