Crepe Myrtles

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By Evie Baltzer, Staff Horticulturist I’m sure many of you have heard the term, “Crepe murder,” so today I wanted to talk about how to trim Crepe Myrtles properly and how to avoid, “murdering,” them. The best time to trim back Crepe Myrtles is in February or March, when they are just coming out of… Read more »

A Christmas Feast for your Trees

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Your trees and shrubs represent a major investment in your property, but with everything going on around the holidays, coupled with spending more time inside because of colder temperatures, it is easy to overlook some beneficial opportunities to show them some love.  That’s why we are here to help. Deciduous trees and shrubs have all… Read more »

Late November and Still Mowing…

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Here it is late November, and still, we have high temperatures in the 60’s and 70’s.  While it has made the job of decorating homes with Christmas lights much more comfortable, it is not what we would like to see as far as turf and landscapes are concerned. I have been noticing many landscapes around… Read more »

Happy Thanksgiving

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If your house is anything like mine right now, the parades are on tv, and the turkey is in the oven.  The smell of pies, casseroles, and homemade rolls are filling the air.  There are still a few hours before the Thanksgiving meal begins, giving us plenty of time to browse the Black Friday ads… Read more »

Citizen Soldiers

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Written by Jake T. Johnson, USMC Carry each other’s burdens, and in this way you will fulfill the law of Christ. Galatians 6:2 As is the tradition around here, whenever a patriotic holiday comes around they open up the storage shed out back where they keep me and lure me out and strap me to… Read more »

Christmas Lights. Already?

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Well, it happened last night. I was driving home from eating out, and there it was. The first house brave enough to turn on their Christmas lights. And, a full week before Halloween no less! At first, I thought, it is a little early even for me, and I love Christmas. However, the more I… Read more »