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Fall Tips for Your Landscape!

It’s almost fall, y’all! Which means that there are a few chores for your landscape so that your landscape will be healthier and happier next season! Plus find out how to correctly prep your annual color areas for pansies, violas, ornamental cabbage, kale and mums!

Top 5 Shrubs with Long Season Color

Finding shrubs with long season color in Arkansas can be tough!  The fact that fall is just around the corner is pretty inspiring PLUS it’s the best time to plant trees and shrubs in Arkansas.  For those who need a little landscape boost, we have some ideas for you.  Here are some outstanding shrubs that… Read more »

Annuals

Flower Power: How to Keep Annuals Blooming All Season Long!

Does fertilizer matter?  Take a look at the image above; one was fertilized regularly with the appropriate fertilizer where as the other received no fertilizer at all.  Wow, what a difference!  The natural next question is ‘what is the appropriate fertilizer?’  With so many fertilizers out on the market, we understand the confusion.  Here is… Read more »

Spittlebug Identification and Control

Zoysiagrass and St. Augustine lawns are popular for good reason; they are usually full, lush and green from spring to fall.  Right now (June), many of these beautiful lawns are experiencing an infestation of two-lined spittlebugs (pictured above).  Last week, we had a few people call or come in and although it’s only Wednesday, we… Read more »

Japanese Beetle Control

  Here it is, the culprit of significant damage in Arkansas landscapes right now.  It’s a bit early in the season (June 6, 2018) to see adults; usually they emerge late June and early July.  While it’s certainly not the only pest we are hearing about this week (yes, we are talking about you, Spittlebug),… Read more »

Fall Foliage Colors in Arkansas

We are fortunate to live in one of the few areas of the world that experience brilliant fall foliage color!  Did you know that only a few regions in the Northern Hemisphere and only one region of the Southern Hemisphere enjoy this autumn coloration?  It’s easy to take the years with “good” Fall color for… Read more »