Gardening

Chips ahoy: The right way to mulch your beds this fall

Chips ahoy: The right way to mulch your beds this fall

You probably already know why it’s a good idea to spread mulch on your beds: In addition to keeping them tidy and helping to minimize weeds, a quality mulch also protects and feeds your soil. But notice I said “quality.” The uniform orange or deep-brown mulches often seen decorating the grounds of gas stations and […]

Organic Lawn Care is Good for Your Family and Your Community

Organic Lawn Care is Good for Your Family and Your Community

For those who are environmentally conscious, we want to offer some “green” tips on how to keep your lawn healthy and be a good steward of our environment at the same time. The Environmental Protection Agency estimates that as much as 80 percent of the water falling on lawns—from rain or sprinklers—doesn’t stay there.  Instead […]

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