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September’s lawn and garden To-Do list is long – and important

Garden Center Pro Tips

September is a busy month for gardeners, plant lovers and anyone who has a lawn.  It’s time to prepare for winter.   Here are several things to add to your “to do” list.   If you’re thinking of adding perennials, shrubs or trees to your landscape – September is the perfect time to plant!  Learn more about […]

Attracting butterflies to your garden

Brightly-colored butterflies can be a welcome addition to your wildlife garden, not only because of their beauty, but also because of their usefulness in pollinating flowers.  Here are a few tips for attracting butterflies to your garden.  Attracting butterflies involves incorporating plants that serve the needs of all life stages of the butterfly. The insects […]

Learn why Fall is a great time to plant shrubs, trees and perennials

Why is Fall a great time to plant shrubs, trees and perennials? Many folks are surprised to learn that autumn runs a close second to spring as an ideal planting time, but it’s true: cool temperatures, reliable rainfall, and short, bright days help plants make a quick and easy transition to your landscape. Despite the […]