An Ounce of Prevention….

An Ounce of Prevention… I had a call from a colleague this morning about his trees. Every year he applies dormant oil / lime sulfur to his trees as a preventative. He is worried it may be too late as we have had such terrific weather this spring. We are now, April 3, 2020 in … Read more

Audrey II

An interesting morning. I love mornings. I love spring mornings when the plants are all dripping from the overnight rain. There is a low cloud, it is misty and drizzly. We do our best to develop connections with our clients. We have a client that had an out-of-control wisteria in her back yard. She has … Read more

The Lawn Bandits

ban·dit /ˈbandit/ noun a robber or outlaw belonging to a gang and typically operating in an isolated or lawless area. “the bandit produced a weapon and demanded money” The bandit I am referring to are the ne’er-do-wells running around conning people into aerating their lawn. The weapon they use is “fear of loss” – your … Read more

Don’t be an April Fool

I just saw my first ad on Facebook referencing lawn fertilizer. It is far too early to fertilize your lawn. If one of the big box stores has fertilizer on sale, great, buy it and wait until late May to apply. Better yet go to a local garden centre and support a small business. They … Read more