Plants

  • Green Grass
    There's really nothing more appealing for a home than a wide lawn that is full of lush, green grass. That green grass, though, comes with a lot of work. Having a lawn is kind of like having a pet; you....
  • Plant Mildew
    Plant mildew usually comes in a powdery form that gathers on the leaf surface. This disease usually affects trees, but shrubs can also be affected by this "powdery mildew." The powdery substance is ac....
  • Nonflowering Plants
    The nonflowering plants are the seedless vascular plants. These include the club mosses, horsetails, and ferns. Their cousins are the seeded vascular plants, a more complex grouping. These include the....
  • Salvia Perennials
    Salvia perennials are members of a plant group of some 900 species. As such, they are cousin to shrubs and annuals. While generally thought of as being primarily blue or purple, some salvia species ar....
  • Grub Control
    Grubs most commonly occur in cool-season grasses like Kentucky bluegrass and ryegrass. Grasses that are well-drained, but moist and have high organic matter content are especially susceptible to grub ....
  • Plant Pathogens
    A pathogen is an infectious agent that latches onto a host and causes disease. Plant pathogens are varied, but more often than not they are some sort of fungus or bacteria. Fungi tend to be the most r....
  • Flowering House Plants
    An attractive garden of flowering house plants might not be the first thing you think of when planning an indoor garden. More often what comes to mind is the rich variety of foliage. From the gently w....
  • Sedum Perennials
    Neat and compact, sedum perennials produce lovely blossoms for the spring and summer and attractive seedheads for the fall and winter. Plants grow from about 18 to 22 inches tall and do well in full a....
  • Healthy Lawn Care Programs
    In order to have a healthy lawn, you need to learn to buy healthy. Healthy fertilizers and soil amendments will make your lawn safe to play on as well as safe for the environment. Chemical lawn treatm....
  • Post Emergent Herbicides
    A post-emergent herbicide is an herbicide used to kill weeds that have already appeared. For best results, mix the use of a post-emergent herbicide with the use of a pre-emergent herbicide. The pre-em....