This was the second year in a row that we had a drought and extremely hot summer. Our landscape became stressed due to the high temps even though we are continuing to water on a regular basis. It is just hard for plants to recover from 100°+ temperatures day in and day out. Landscaping is too expensive, though, to ignore the essentials that it needs to continue to thrive. [Read more…]
A favorite hobby of mine is flower gardening. I love the spring when it is time for the perennials to start putting out new growth and adding annual bedding plants for that “pop” of color throughout the flower beds.
Do you have a special container that you love to fill up with fresh plants in the spring? Do you also have dogs or cats who love those same areas to dig in or “do their business”? [Read more…]
If you have ever experienced the smell of a skunk, you know that it attacks the senses full force! The attack on your nose & lungs is offensive and has even been known to make your eyes water (mine did but from crying when I was having a party on a Saturday afternoon after the Friday night skunk spraying under the house!) Let’s get to know a little more about this silent creature that can bring down the strongest of us. [Read more…]