Reasons why you should plant lilac shrubs

For the next few weeks we’re going to be presenting some of the best shrubs to plant during the spring months to beautify your landscape. While flowers are a great addition to any landscape, the occasional shrub is something to add variety. Today’s shrub is the beautiful, hardy lilac shrub. Lilacs Lilacs are one of…

Best flowers that bloom in spring

One of the best things about spring is the beautiful flowers that bloom. Often these common flowers can transform a generic yard into a professional-looking landscape. While there are many varieties of flowers you could plant, the following are just some of our favorites. You can certainly find other spring flowers to get your landscape looking great,…

Weedless Wednesday: Oxalis

One of the most difficult weeds to control is oxalis. This little “red clover” with a yellow flower loves the lawn and garden, particularly when the temperatures are hot. It is one of the most aggressive and persistent weeds that plagues homeowners. And unless you’re diligent in trying to eliminate this weed, it will continue…

Crabapple Trees

With spring in full bloom, flowers, trees and the garden are starting to blossom, with many beautiful colors popping before our eyes. It is a nice change from the snow and freezing temperatures we’ve all endured. This week we’d like to talk about a beautiful tree that has already started to blossom: the crabapple tree.…

Weedless Wednesday: Black Medic

Black medic is a common weed found in most lawns and gardens, but is often mistaken for clover. Black medic is a low-growing weed that grows between 4 inches to 2 feet long. The leaves can have a similar look to that of clover, but are not as rounded as a clover leaf. They are…