Why Slow Trees?

Generally speaking, people tend to be impatient. We like fast food, we like TV on-demand, some even like instant mashed potatoes. When it comes to landscaping, we expect newly planted to trees to become big shade trees in just a year or two. And while
a few trees are rapid growers, they often come with problems that are not fully considered. Continue reading

Spring Lawn Fertility

Lawns provide great benefits in urban settings by controlling erosion, filtering runoff before it reaches our streams and groundwater, and by moderating temperatures during the hot summers. Every homeowner has their own expectations of how nice their lawn should be. Some homeowners spend considerable resources to ensure a weed free, thick, healthy lawn with multiple applications of weed control products and many opt for irrigation and consequently, annual water costs. Continue reading