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Hort in the Home Landscape

A blog devoted to sharing timely horticulture topics and answering the questions of gardeners and homeowners.
Lawn Care
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Flowers in the Lawn- Violets and Henbit

Posted by Candice Hart - Lawn Care

A few weeks ago, lawns were a sea of beautiful blue because of the Siberian Squill blooming. This week while walking through my neighborhood, I noticed a different sea of purplish blues. One of the culprits was  Violets ( Viola sp. ). I happen to love violets. They are the state flower...

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Now is the Time to Renovate Your Lawn

Posted by Candice Hart - Lawn Care

Chances are your lawn is looking pretty sad after this torturous summer of drought, says University of Illinois Horticulture Educator, Candice Miller. Now that the temperatures are starting to cool and some rain has returned, early fall (mid-August to mid-September) is the perfect time to think about renovating our lawns. Most of the lawns planted in this area are cool season grasses mo...

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