Monthly Archive: February 2016

Summer Weed Management

If summer annual weeds have been a problem for you in the past, now is the time to think about applying a pre emergent herbicide to the lawn.  You may choose a product with the active ingredient dithiopyr, pendamethalin, or prodiamine.  For best results apply a half rate now and the other half in six …

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Save the Crape Myrtles

Topping crape myrtles seems like a winter tradition but it does not have to be. Crape myrtles are trees that come in many forms and offer a variety of bloom colors. These generally carefree plants should be low maintenance and not generate debris for disposal. Before you decide to hard prune your crape myrtles, determine …

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