Plants

  • How To Kill Poison Ivy
    Poison ivy is a broadleaf weed that is very resilient and tough to kill. Persistence will win over the plant's toughness in the long run, however. You should expect a lengthy battle with poison ivy in....
  • Perennial Plant Information
    The fundamental element of perennial plant information is that they flower every year (once they are established) on their own. Annual plants must be replanted. Flower gardens are most often designed ....
  • Black-eyed Susan Perennials
    The state flower of Maryland (since 1918) and probably the most common of American wildflowers, Black-eyed Susan perennials thrive in most soils and a full sun. Originally native to the East Coast, Ru....
  • Crabgrass Control
    Crabgrass in a lawn can be frustrating and difficult to control. With a combination use of post-emergent and pre-emergent weed controls, you can defeat crab grass. Treatment with a post-emergent weed ....
  • Liquid Lime
    Liquid lime is a soil conditioner that helps to balance soil pH level. It is a basic conditioner that will help bring up the pH level of soil that is too acidic. Liquid lime is very concentrated liqui....
  • Turf Products
    Growing strong, healthy turf requires good planning and hard work. Growing good turf starts before the first seed is planted and continues through the dormancy periods. Timing when to do which step is....
  • Perennial Garden Plants
    Perennial garden plants are nothing if not versatile. From the seven-foot climbing Clematis Jackman to the four-inch creeping Phlox Emerald Blue, from the shade-loving Hosta August Moon to the Yarrow ....
  • Clematis Perennials
    A member of the buttercup (Ranunculaceae) family, clematis perennials are hardy and long lived, surviving as long as 25 years. The word is derived from the Greek word meaning vine, which should come a....
  • Fertilizing Facts
    Fertilizers provide lawns with the amount of nitrogen and other nutrients they need to flourish and overtake any weeds that might be trying to grow. When plants are regularly fertilized, they look bet....
  • Plant Fertilizers
    When you buy fertilizer, you will more than likely see three numbers on the package that are separated by dashes, such as 10-10-10 or 16-32-16. These numbers represent the NPK values. N stands for nit....