Author: Chip Harkes

2017 Growing Season Wrap Up

The growing season for 2017 started and ended being rainy. However, the middle was quite dry. Both of these extremes caused some challenges for lawns and landscapes all over. The spring was wet. It was manageable, but still wet. This

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Thanksgiving 2017

We would like to wish everyone a Happy Thanksgiving! I know that it this coming Thursday, but it is good to be thankful more than just one day a year. It should be an ongoing process to reflect on all

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Benefits of a Soil Test

If you are having a problem with your lawn, and you just cannot seem to get the grass to be as nice as you want it to be, it may be time for a soil test. This is if you

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Too Many Specimen Plants

Going to a nursery, or looking online, or flipping through a book of plants can be fun. At least if you are into that sort of thing. Many times no matter where we are, we are drawn to the showy

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Fall Fertilizer

Out of all of the fertilizers, it would seem like fall fertilizer application is the least important. The growing season is shortly coming to a close. The growth rate on the grass is slowing. It is autumn. However, it couldn’t

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