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Fall Clean Up

Fall Clean Up

Where do you start? Raking leaves from trees and shrubs You can use your leaves for composting in an area to add more nutrients to the soil, but if the leaves have been infected with disease or insects make sure to throw them away.  If you are unsure, play it safe and...
When should I water?

When should I water?

TO WATER OR NOT TO WATER? You have just installed your new plants and proper watering is now most critical to their success. Q: How do I know when to water? A: The simple answer is when Mother Nature doesn’t provide rain and /or when the ground is dry. The best way to...
Why should we use Mulch

Why should we use Mulch

Why use mulch in Chicago? Mulch serves many purposes in your outdoor space. The primary purposes are to reduce water evaporation, prevent weeds, minimize erosion and add some beautiful texture to your outdoor space. Mulch will reduce the amount of water you have to...
Perfect Time to Start Your Outdoor Space

Perfect Time to Start Your Outdoor Space

Perfect Time to Start your Outdoor Space With the wet, cool May, many people in Chicago are wondering about whether or not it is too late to start working on their yard. Given the record-setting rainfall we had in May, June would be a perfect time to start getting...