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Overgrown Weeds Oh My!

Posted by Kari Houle - Articles

As I look out the window, the wind is blowing, leaves are slowly beginning to change color and float to the ground, the sky is overcast and it is officially fall as per the calendar and it is starting to feel and look like fall. I love fall for many reasons, the changing colors of leaves, cooler weather, pumpkins, apples, and much easier to spend time in the garden. With all the ups and...

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Fall Gardening To Do's

Posted by Kari Houle - Articles

Everywhere you look – fall plants at local garden centers and other locales have arrived. Mums in full bloom, ornamental kale, pansies, pumpkins….fall gardening season has arrived! So what should you be doing in the garden now that it's September? Here are some great fall gardening tips. Any houseplants that have been outdoors, now is the time to prep them for their return trip i...

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Soil Fertility Testing

Posted by Mike Roegge - Articles

The rain of last week was certainly welcome. Amounts varied but all was welcome. Lawns had begun to go dormant and many other plants were just hanging in there coping with the stress. All the rain we had during the summer weakened root systems and these plants just can't handle much stress. You may have noticed how quickly the corn crop matured this year. In a matter of just a few weeks, the co...

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Divide and Conquer

Posted by Kari Houle - Articles

As I sit here and write this article I wonder where the summer went and where 2015 is disappearing too. It's now September and even though the temperatures in the first week have been in the 90s, September means cooler weather making it easier and more desirable to spend time in the garden. I know that it's something I'm excited about – my garden is completely out of control and needs to be rei...

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