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January 8, 2019

Tree planting instructions ( for yard trees)

Tree Planting Instructions for Burlapped Trees For help choosing a tree for Zone 6, visit here: NYC Parks Dept. Street Tree Species Guide 1. Trees are […]
January 8, 2019

Tree Damage From Wind or Ice Storms

Trees are like people, they have a lifespan.  They grow and they die, often in dramatic fashion.  When a tree falls on your house in Connecticut, […]
July 3, 2018

Native Plant Choices

One of the extreme joys of growing my business has been discovering “best practice” that the market desires and is also good for the ecosystem. When a practice (such as planting native plants) is in demand AND an environmentally conscious decision, then it’s a happy choice.
July 3, 2018

Poison Ivy

Poison Ivy can be identified by its 3 leaves with the middle leaf longer than the other two, and a reddish color where the leaf stems […]
July 3, 2018

Soil Health & Compost Tea: Life in the Soil

When you add LIVING and BIOLOGICALLY ACTIVE compost,  you are “seeding” your garden soil with organisms essential to feed growth and immunity functions of plants and humans. […]
July 3, 2018

Native Gardens & Symbiotic Plants

BIOMIMICRY: Nature is the best scientist and teacher.  From the airplane mimicking a bird wing to the chainsaw mimicking a beetle’s teeth, We can trust that nature […]