INVASIVE WEEDS OF SOUTHERN ILLINOIS: Part One: How to Manage Them

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  Along with the warm weather, comes the need fight back against those pesky weeds that keep trying to take over our lawns and flower beds. The W...

How to Choose a Landscape Designer:

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When you work with a  landscape designer, chances are that they are going to ask you a lot of questions.  But, what about the questions that...

How Do I Water My New Plants?: One Simple Rule to Successful Watering of Recently Transplanted Trees, Shrubs and Perennials.

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The act of watering sounds like it should be pretty simple and self-explanatory. However, many plantings fail due to under-watering and, just as equal...

Fire Pit and Fireplace Ideas

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Who doesn't enjoy sitting around a small fire with friends and family on those cool, spring nights in Southern Illinois? The days are getting longer a...

Bark Mulch Vs. Rock Mulch: What Type of Mulch Should I Use?

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    Trying to decide what type of mulch to use in your landscape?  With all the information available on the internet these d...

New Ideas for Annual Containers

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   It's time to plant annuals in Southern Illinois!  Yay, seasonal color!  But, let's face it, when it comes to the container...

How to Update Your Existing Landscape

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 Trade out your overgrown junipers or yews for some compact, broad-leaf evergreens like boxwood or holly.     &nb...

When to Plant What in Southern Illinois

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    Timing is everything, especially when it comes to gardening.  I've put together a general table of what to plant when for...

Do you have Boxwood Blight? Symptoms to be Looking Out For:

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    There's a new plant disease reaping havoc in landscapes and gardens in the U.S.  No cases have yet been identified in Ill...

Why Won't my Hydrangea Bloom?

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Didn't get any beautiful blooms on your hydrangea this year? As a matter of fact, this is not uncommon. However, getting your hydrangeas to bloom requ...

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