Recent Blog Posts

  • Watering Your Lawn

    July 15, 2013
    Lawns need water not only during the hot, dry summer, but also in the spring and fall.  Click here to learn when and how much water your lawn needs.
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  • What if your Pet is Skunked

    July 1, 2013
    Skunks are common in rural and suburban areas, and pets are curious about these waddling, furry creatures. Unfortunately, skunks are not sociable and will spray their bitter, overpowering oil on curious pets, but it is possible to de-skunk your pet if it is sprayed.
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  • All about Skunks

    June 15, 2013
    Skunks eat many pest insects that cause damage to your lawn and garden but problems typically arise when the skunks spray or dig holes in your garden or landscape or burrow in and around your home for shelter.
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  • Going to Bat Against Bugs

    June 1, 2013
    Try natural biological insect control. The evidence suggests that a typical bat colony can make a difference to those who want to use natural biological insect control as part of their insect control.
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  • Low-down on Lawn Weeds

    May 15, 2013
    Weeds in your lawn are usually the result of poor grass growth. They invade lawns that are not thick enough to choke them out, so the first step in keeping weeds out of your lawn is correct maintenance of the grass. First, determine why your lawn hasn't been growing well.
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  • What to do if your Pet is Skunked

    May 1, 2013
    Skunks are common in rural and suburban areas, and pets are curious about these waddling, furry creatures. Unfortunately, skunks are not sociable and will spray their bitter, overpowering oil on curious pets, but it is possible to de-skunk your pet if it is sprayed.
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  • Grass Germination

    April 15, 2013
    Germination is dependent on soil temperature and available soil moisture. Most cool season species, like those listed below, will not start the germination process until soil temperatures are above 50° F. Warmer soil temperature results in a faster germination rate.
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  • Mulch Chart

    April 1, 2013
    Mulch adds the finishing touch to your home's landscaping but it's not just a pretty frame, mulch offers many other benefits as well.
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  • Planning Your Garden

    March 15, 2013
    To create a garden with beauty and balance, begin with planning, not digging. A way to start a plan is by drawing a sketch of all garden areas.
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  • Gardening Tips for March

    March 1, 2013
    March is a great time to have your lawn & garden soil tested. Your lawn & garden will also need a spring feeding. See your local Agway dealer for spreaders and fertilizers.
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