Clean Gutters and Drains Protect Your House and Garden

Fall Colors Mean Messy Gutters! If you’re like most homeowners, cleaning the gutters is at the top of your “things to procrastinate doing” list. Saturdays are meant for scaling mountains, not awnings, and then there’s that horrible goop that you need to scoop out with your (hopefully gloved) hands! Still, those lovely deciduous shade trees… Read More »

Grass Clippings – Good or Bad?

We’re looking forward to summer and our lawns looking great! Of course, that’s when they grow like crazy, and with weekly mowing ahead on the schedule, some folks are wondering whether to leave or remove the grass clippings. We’ll give you some good tips – just read on below. Did you know that the average lawn generates about… Read More »

Winter Gardening Maintenance Tips

As the temperatures drop and the sky darkens with predicted snow, our December “tips” are aimed at making your winter landscape chores a little easier! Winter Mulching: Nature’s Comforter for Your Plants’ Roots Though trees and plants are dormant during the cold winter months, they may still suffer damage from frigid temperatures, winter drying and… Read More »