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A Thanksgiving Meal for Your Cool-season Lawn!

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A Thanksgiving Meal  for Your Cool-season Lawn!
Mid November- it’s the time when thoughts turn to Thanksgiving dinner, visits, and even the upcoming winter. It's also a great time to think about giving a nice “meal” to your cool-season lawn as your “thanks” for turning so nice and green again. A good “meal” now and your lawn will reward you with strength and beauty in 2014. All turfgrasses should be fertilized during their most active period of growth. For warm-season grasses such as zoysia, tha...
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Posted in: Fall | Tags: fertilizing , lawns , cool season lawns | Comments (0) | View Count: (568)

What Can I Plant Here?

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What Can I Plant Here?
Beginning this month we are kicking off a new series of Visual Guides. This series, called our ProblemSolver Plants, will focus on good plants for problem locations in your home garden. A new ProblemSolver Plants Visual Guide will be débuted roughly once a month. The first in the series is “ProblemSolver Plants for Dry Shade”. As you might expect, we receive many questions at our Plant Doctor desk and through our Horticulture Answer Service on what will grow in this harsh sit...
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Posted in: Fall | Tags: dry , shade , plant selection , visual guides | Comments (0) | View Count: (1352)
Chrysanthemums add  Seasonal Beauty to the Fall Landscape!
Fall seems to be in full swing! Crisp cool nights, warm sunny days, clear blue skies; yes fall is in full swing. Additionally, the changing colorful landscape and the beauty of fallen leaves are all contributing to a great fall season. Mother Nature provides part of the changing landscape, but you can enjoy some additional color and enjoyment by adding some garden mums (Chrysanthemum) to your landscape. The mum has always been synonymous with fall and hybridization has done wonders to br...
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