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Fall Lawn Care, Fertilizer -

Most lawn experts agree; if you fertilize your lawn only once a year, do it in the fall. Grass grows much slower as the weather turns cool, but the grass roots continue to grow quickly. A fall application of fertilizer delivers essential nutrients for the grass to grow deeper roots now and to keep nutrients on reserve for a healthy start next spring.

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Did some of your houseplants enjoy a summer vacation outdoors this season?  If so, now is the time to think about bringing them back indoors.  We’ve compiled a few tips and suggestions for bringing houseplants and/or tropical plants indoors for the winter. When do they have to come inside? Generally, houseplants and tropical plants need to come back inside before the overnight temperatures begin to dip below 50 degrees.  (It’s important to note that it is the ‘overnight’ temperatures or the coolest temperature of the day that you are concerned with and not the high temperature for the day). Assess...

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Fall Gardens -

Plant Fall is a great time to add trees, shrubs, and perennials to the garden. Cooler air temperatures combined with warm soil from the summer months will allow newly installed plant roots to grow and expand before the ground freezes in late November. Prune Late fall (late October) or early winter (November & December) is a good time to do some pruning throughout the landscape.  With that in mind; resist the temptation to break out the pruners before the plants go dormant. Some folks are dying to tidy up their yards and do a lot of severe cutting back and...

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Fall Gardens -

September and October are excellent months to do some gardening and landscaping.  Fall has some distinct planting advantages.  Autumn’s cooler air temperatures are easier on both plants and gardeners alike. The soil is still warm from the summer months, allowing roots to grow until the ground freezes.  In spring, plants don’t start to grow until the soil temperature warms up, so getting your gardening done in the fall will help plants get established quicker and easier....

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With summer in full swing, we at Decker’s wanted to share a few timely tips and techniques to keep your garden looking great and enhancing your enjoyment of the garden that you have taken the time to create.

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