Tag: Winter

Leaves in February

We are long past the growing season and are very much so in winter. However, have you noticed that some trees like to hang onto their leaves from the previous growing season. Certain trees will hold and not let go

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January Thaw 2018

One of the biggest bummers about the melting snow is how dirty everything becomes. All of the nice white snow is now dirty with road grime. Yuck! This melting snow happens every spring, and sometimes in the middle of winter

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Cold Snap!

Just after Christmas 2017 the weather turned cold, bitter cold. We set multiple record low temperatures in the days that followed Christmas. We received snow at a steady rate. Now the question, what is the snow and cold going to

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2016-2017 Winter Season Wrap Up

Winter started with a bang for the 2016-2107 Winter Season. Heavy wet snow fell in the weeks leading up to Christmas. We reached half of the seasonal average of snowfall for the Grand Rapids area before Christmas. Even though that

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USDA Zone 5

Have you ever looked at a plant at the nursery and wondered what the USDA Zone means on the label? It may say something like USDA Zone 3-8. What is that all about? We will go over what it means,

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