The five most beautiful gardens to visit this summer

The five most beautiful gardens to visit this summer

Visiting a garden is a vastly underrated way to spend a beautiful Minnesota summer day. Gardens can be a peaceful and relaxing alternative to bustling, noisy crowds of other popular destinations. You can only catch most of these Twin Cities public gardens for a few months of the year, but they all are worth the effort for the spectacular views, scents and atmosphere.

Crabby about crabgrass on your property? Let us help!

Crabby about crabgrass on your property? Let us help!

It’s that time of year when the fresh green grass begins to emerge in homeowners’ yards, signifying the spring is here to stay. But grass doesn’t always make its debut alone—sometimes crabgrass threatens to steal the spotlight. After hiding in the soil all winter long, this course, yellow weed can begin to sprout and damper the look and feel of your lawn. Learn how to prevent and control this unappealing grass so your yard is looking pristine for the summer.

What happens if trees bud too early?

What happens if trees bud too early?

As temperatures begin to rise and the snow starts to melt, many Minnesotans are wondering – is winter really over? And while you are bewildered by the back and forth weather, your trees are likely just as confused. In fact, you might notice that your trees are beginning to bud even if it’s technically still winter. What does this mean? Is this problem? Let us try to explain!

So you want to be an arborist?

So you want to be an arborist?

Making the decision to become a certified arborist may be an exciting choice, however, there are lots of thing to consider before starting on this professional journey. Doing the research on the roles and responsibilities, the companies in your area that need an arborist and the schooling/experience it will take are all important things to consider.

Oh deer! How to manage deer browsing your property

Oh deer! How to manage deer browsing your property

A deer grazing in a field is a peaceful sight. However, if you like your plants, a dear in your yard treating your landscape like a free meal is not an ideal situation. Fortunately, there are a few techniques you can use to manage deer browsing, while keeping the deer safe and reducing damage to your plants.