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Plant a Tree

Posted by Kari Houle - Articles

April is almost here and the last Friday in April is celebrated as Arbor Day. Arbor Day was first declared by J. Sterling Morton in January of 1872 to be recognized on April 10, 1872. That day it's estimated over 1 million trees were planted in Nebraska. The Governor of Nebraska officially proclaimed Arbor Day in 1874. Other states began to declare Arbor Day's during the 1870's by 1882 it was a...

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Spring Lawn Care - What Should You Really Be Doing

Posted by Kari Houle - Articles

It's March and now is the time that everyone starts thinking about lawn care. The grass is greening up and plants are starting to grow again, daffodils are blooming, and garden work has started. You may be looking at your lawn and wondering where to start, maybe you have a few bare patches or the entire lawn is thinning out. I often receive questions about when to reseed or seed new lawns, when...

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Get Growing with Cool Season Vegetables

Posted by Kari Houle - Articles

60 degree days have already arrived even though the next day the temperatures fell back into the 30's, but spring is definitely on its way. Even my tulips are up out of the ground a few inches and it won't be long before the tulips will be in bloom. Not only does the thought of spring flowers make me excited but the ability to get my vegetable garden back up and running and often I rece...

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