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  • Smart Watering Tips

    Most homeowners overwater their lawn and garden. By watering correctly, you’ll use less water and have a beautiful, healthy lawn and garden. Waterwise Tip #1: Water in the early morning to reduce evaporation Water between the hours of 4am and 8am. This will cut evaporation, saving you money and conserving water. Waterwise [...] Read Full Article
  • Keeping bugs out of your backyard

    Tips on how to keep bugs out of your backyard this summer! Here are some ways to keep bugs from invading your BBQ's and outdoor parties this summer. Deterring Mosquitoes - The best way to reduce mosquitoes is to make sure you don't have any stagnant water. 1. Turn over empty pots, lids, etc [...] Read Full Article
  • Attracting Hummingbirds to Your Garden

    Hummingbird Gardens Hummingbirds have delighted birdwatchers for centuries. Their bright, iridescent colors, rapid flight and the ability to hover are a few of the traits that make hummingbirds unique. Such high-energy movement requires that they feed every ten to fifteen minutes. Natural foods consist of nectar, small insects and spiders. Hummingbirds [...] Read Full Article
  • Fertilizer Basics

    What is a Fertilizer? Fertilizer is a substance added to the soil to improve its fertility. Many elements contribute to a soil's fertility. There are three major elements which are needed by plants: Nitrogen (N), Phosphorus (P), and Potassium (K). These elements are needed in large quantities and are not readily [...] Read Full Article
  • 7 Steps to a Successful Landscape

    Follow these steps for a landscape that will look great and thrive. 1. Planning & Design Establish three water-use requirement zones. Group plants and turf with similar water needs in the same zone: Low: Requires little or no supplemental water after establishment. Moderate: Requires some supplemental water during dry periods. High: Limited areas where full [...] Read Full Article
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