The kids are back in school, and Labor Day is almost here. All this means fall is on the way! You’d be surprised how many landscaping tasks should take place in the fall. Most people who are new to landscaping assume all the heavy lifting happens in the spring and summer. But fall is when plants start to go dormant, which opens doors to complete all sorts of vital tasks. And over the years we’ve talked about a lot of them. So we thought we’d put together this handy reference so you can have all these fall landscaping posts in..
Here in the Milwaukee metro area we’re not quite getting spring weather yet, but we’re getting close enough that it’s time to give some thought to planning this year’s landscaping. And while some will want to go with the tried, true, and traditional, others will want to hop on to the trends. Fortunately, in 2018 some trends are tried, true, and traditional, offering a way for gardeners to get the best of both worlds. Fuss-free Gardening Time is at a premium for everyone, so it’s little wonder “maintenance-free” gardening is still at the top of the trends list this year.
Spring is on the horizon, which means we can finally stop thinking about snow. It’s time to break out your lighter jackets and do a little gardening. It’s also time to start considering the impact of invader species like the gypsy moth, an insect which threatens the ecosystem of Wisconsin and which may be hanging out in your own backyard soon enough. According to the DNR, when this ugly little moth really gets going it can defoliate entire forests…which means it can more than account for every leaf in your landscaping. They can feed on over 500 trees and..