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Spring Color

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While trees and shrubs provide the outline and backdrop of the landscape, perennials and bulbs can provide more detail and accents.  As spring progresses, take time to look at your landscape and make notes of where you might like to add color. Spring starts with snowdrops and similar small flowering bulbs, which come with the melting snow.  Daffodils, [...]

Fertilization

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Trees and shrubs should be fertilized annually during the early years of growth.  As plants mature, fertilization can be reduced to every 2 to 3 years.  Trees that are grown in turf areas often receive enough nutrients from the turf fertilization and may not require additional fertilization.  Fertilize in late fall or early spring using a well-balanced [...]

Bagworm Information

Bagworms eat the leaves of many trees and shrubs.  The larvae hatch in late May or early June and immediately begin feeding.  Each larva constructs a bag that covers its entire body, and to which it adds as it develops.  The worm partially emerges from its bag to feed.  Once all the leaves are eaten off the branch, the bagworm moves to the next branch, [...]