Plants

  • 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....
  • Plant Nurseries
    Where to buy trees online is decidedly less important than planting them at the right time of year and in the right conditions. Once they are planted, both trees and shrubs--if they don't die within a....
  • Garden Shade Plants
    By no means are planting groupings in the cool retreats afforded by trees with high and dense canopies restricted to the garden shade plants we think of first. Ferns and hostas and evergreen ground co....
  • 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....
  • Online Plant Nurseries
    Online plant nurseries are little more than old-fashioned plant catalogs in a new suit. The nurseries themselves are the same as they always were and probably always will be. The greenhouses are the s....
  • Shade Loving Plants
    Ferns are probably the shade loving plants we're most familiar with, and possibly the most unappreciative. To begin with, there are about 12,000 species of the ancient plant, from tiny moss-like varie....
  • Verbena Perennials
    Native to South and North America, verbena perennials thrive in heat and sun. With a sometimes dazzlingly colorful bloom that lasts from late spring to early fall, these flowers both mound and trail. ....