Feeding Birds In The Fall

Feeding Birds In The Fall

Birds that are visiting during autumn are scouting for food, so when cold weather hits and they require more calories they are prepared. Food becomes harder to get during winter because insects stop flying, snow covers seeds, ice seals away tree buds and wild fruits....
FALL ESSENTIALS

FALL ESSENTIALS

Jack’s Classic Water Soluble Fertilizers• All Purpose 20-20-20 for greener leaves, more flowers, and brighter colors.• For all indoor and outdoor plants: trees, shrubs, vegetables fruits, and turf. Bonide’s Neem Oil• Prevent and treat insects, mites, and fungi.• Makes...
Croton

Croton

The perfect fall houseplant. Many peoples use crotons outside to add color to their green gardens, but many don’t realize crotons make one of the most colorful, unique houseplants. The colors vary from red, yellow, green, purple, white, and more. The shape and size...
Best Plants for Your Bedroom

Best Plants for Your Bedroom

Having plants in your bedroom is a great way to create the peaceful and tranquil environment we all strive for. Whether your room is flooded with natural light or is dependent on lamps for lighting, there is a houseplant perfect for you. Snake Plant A “black thumb”...
Evergreens for Everyone

Evergreens for Everyone

Benefits of Evergreens Unlike many plants, evergreens keep their foliage year-round. They are known to endure our cold weather. They can be used for decoration, privacy, or protection from the wind. What to Consider? When choosing an evergreen, you will need to know...
Can Houseplants Really Purify the Air?

Can Houseplants Really Purify the Air?

As you shop houseplants you might see certain plants advertised as “air purifiers.” If you’ve ever wondered if houseplants are really an effective way to purify the air, then the answer is yes! Indoor plants have been proven to remove cancer-causing volatile organic...
Treating Tropical Plants To Bring Them Inside

Treating Tropical Plants To Bring Them Inside

Nighttime temperatures are soon dropping to the low 50’s meaning it’s time to bring our houseplants indoors for the rest of the year. Pests are often hard to see or burrow in the soil where it’s hard to get to. Follow these steps for the best results. Step 1: Fill a...
Peace Lily

Peace Lily

Peace lilies are known as the bringers of peace. These air purifying plants are among the easiestplants to care for. Light level: Peace lilies enjoy medium to low light. Placing them in low light will promote more of the traditional green foliage while medium-light...
Clean Tools are Happy Tools

Clean Tools are Happy Tools

Properly cleaning garden tools helps prevent the spread of diseases, fungi, insects, and weeds. It also extends the life of your tools by removing moisture and soil buildup. To stop the spread of any diseases or fungi, use a disinfectant (such as Lysol), rubbing...
Seeding Grass in the Fall

Seeding Grass in the Fall

The key to successful seeding in Michigan is starting at the right time. While planting new grass seed in the spring can be successful, waiting for late summer to early fall will give you the best results. Beginning late in August, the soil remains warm and the air...