Leaf Scorch: A Common Ailment in the Midwest This summer has been brutally dry here in Northeast Kansas, and a lot of people have started to notice (and worry about) tattered leaves on their trees and shrubs. One common culprit that might be causing this damage is leaf scorch, a physiological and aesthetic condition brought […]
Top 3 Shrubs With Vibrant Summer Color For Your Landscape Choosing the perfect plants for your landscape can be a daunting task, especially if you’re strapped for time. There are so many options out there, and for those of us living in the Midwest, the tumultuous nature of our seasons can be a real challenge. […]
It’s common knowledge that people need certain essential vitamins and minerals to stay healthy, but did you know that plants do too? In fact, they require 17 essential nutrients just to sustain normal growth! These nutrients come from three primary sources: air, water, and soil. Are your trees getting the nutrients they need? Keep reading […]
Pruning trees and shrubs is a really important part of keeping them healthy. Removing dead, loose, or infected branches and stems from your plants helps control unwanted pests and insects, encourages proper growth, and improves the safety of your property.
True or False? Fall Is a Great Time to Plant For many of us, fall is the time we start thinking about a major change in weather. The days get shorter, the leaves start to fall from the trees, and all those vibrant spring and summer hues turn to shades of brown, orange, and red. […]
Planting trees and shrubs is a great way to bring color and texture into your landscapes. It also adds curb appeal and increases the value of your homes. When it comes to planting, it’s important to keep in mind what times of the year are the best times to plant new plantings.