Gardening Basics

Acid Loving Plants

Soil pH is a critical factor for gardening success. Some plants thrive in neutral soil while other plants prefer soil that is on the acidic side. The difference lies in the plant’s ability to use nutrients present in the soil. For plants that prefer an acidic soil, a critical nutrient is iron. Iron is most […]Read More...

More Than Just Mulch

Not only does mulch add a decorative finish to your flower beds, creating a canvas to showcase colorful blooms; it also helps keep soil cool and moist, thus reducing the need for manual watering. The addition of a 3 inch layer of mulch atop your garden soil will also contribute greatly to weed suppression.  Including […]Read More...

Tremendous Turf

The benefits of turf grass as a ground cover are numerous and often undeclared or overlooked. In recent years, turf has gotten a bad rapport due to the belief that a beautiful lawn requires a lot of hard work and dangerous chemicals. This is a misconception and the benefits far outweigh the concerns. The following […]Read More...

Mowing. Do It Right.

If you’d like to avoid this hassle, our landscaping division, Signature Landscapes, offers a variety of lawn mowing services! If you’d prefer to do it yourself, then you may as well do it right. Here are the basics:  Service your lawn mower in the fall, after your last cut, so that you start the next […]Read More...