Have you seen the cost of corn go up due to the drought? How is your landscaping reacting to the lack of rain?
If you have not seen prices inch higher, you soon will. America is experiencing drought-like conditions across the entire county. Michigan alone had their 10th driest June on record and then had record setting heat in the first week of July.
The US Drought Monitor, last updated on July 3, 2012, can help to visualize that our county is mostly covered in “Abnormally Dry” conditions. How do drought-like conditions impact our enviornmental and economical standard of living?
We have all heard that plants are social and talking to them helps them grow, but is that true?
The weather is hot and we are all looking for ways to keep our plants happy and healthy. Price Charles of England said, “I just come and talk to the plants, really. Very important to talk to them; they respond.”
Could talking to your plants help them to them to grow? Penn State and The Discovery Channel had set out to answer that question.
Welcome back to Rose Friday. We hope you had a wonderful 4th of July. Rose Friday is our weekly series where we discuss how to care for roses. Last week we talked how to plant bare root roses in 7 Steps to Planting Bare-Root Roses.
Are you trying to plant container roses?
On this hot summer Friday, we are taking a close look at how to plant container roses and we are going to show you how to plant container roses in just 5 steps.
Have you been wondering how your landscape will make it through this summer?
With temperatures above 90 degrees, we are all watching our landscapes struggling to stay alive. With yellow spots on our lawns and our plants withering, we may wonder if all our hard work gone to waste. Today, we are going to discuss how to help your landscape survive this scorching heat. Your hard work does not have to be wasted and with a little help your landscape will be back to looking as beautiful as ever.
Welcome back to Rose Friday. Rose Friday is our weekly series where we discuss how to care for roses. Last week, we talked about the two different types of roses, container roses and bare-root roses and when the best time is to plant them at How to Care For Roses.
Have you been wondering how to plant bare-root roses?
This week we are going to look at how to plant bare-root roses, and we are going to do it in 7 steps. You will be able to plant your roses quickly and easily by breaking this process into the following comprehensive steps.
This is the second post in a two part series on mulch. On Monday, we discussed two different types of mulch, inorganic and organic, inHow To Choose The Right Mulch For Your Landscaping Part 1. Today, we will be taking a more in depth look into how choose the right mulch for your landscaping.
Are you trying to decide what type of mulch is best for your landscape?
Designing your landscape can be very exciting from picking out trees and stones, to selecting flowers and of course, mulch. Mulch is becoming more and more prominent. So how do you know what type of mulch is right for your landscape?
This is the beginning of a two part series on mulch. During this series, we will be taking a deeper look at mulch and how to determine the best mulch for your landscape.
Having a difficult time picking out mulch for your landscape?
Mulch. It is rare to see a landscape without mulch these days. The use of mulch is growing and is becoming a popular accent to many yards. Not only can mulch improve the aesthetics of your yard, it can also cut down weeding, increase the fertility of your soil and help to conserve the soil’s moisture.
Roses are one of the most beautiful flowers. They are romantic, apologetic and welcoming. Roses can brighten someone’s day and communicate love. It is one flower that is truly powerful. However, having a rose garden can be a bit challenging. Different types of roses require different types of care.
Today is the start of our new series, Rose Fridays. Rose Fridays is a series where we will discuss tips on growing and caring for roses.
Still wondering if Rootwell Pro318 will benefit your trees and shrubbery?
The University of Arizona recently performed a scientific analysis to investigate the effects of deep root watering system on trees. The study was performed by the Arizona School of Plant Science and was designed by Dr. Ursula Schuch, plant scientist and researcher.
Conclusive results proved that deep root watering had a profound effect on the survival rate of the trees in the controlled environment over a period of 13 months.