Fall is for Planting

The searing heat of summer not only makes gardening less than pleasant, but it can be damaging to newly planted or otherwise delicate plants.  The early fall cooling temperatures make this an ideal time for most gardening tasks.  The spring soil is usually quite wet from the winter moisture and spring showers.  Planting in the wet spring can cause plant rot, and tramping around in the wet soil ...

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Protecting Your Trees: Look for Tree Root Girdling

Many people have reported to me cases of severely damaged or downed trees after recent bad storms.  I experienced very severe tree limb loss from big old trees that I’ve had pruned regularly by tree companies, just to prevent the weaknesses that ultimately led to the losses I unfortunately experienced.  I was, understandably, surprised at the tree damage.

It is important to have a licensed tree expert ...

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