Who Ate My plants?! Thoughts on Rodent Damage
Rodents are an order of mammals with a monstrous pair of perpetually growing incisors. Rodent Teeth Photo Copyright This order includes mice, squirrels, voles, gophers, beavers, capybaras, and many others. Some of whom have a voracious appetite for everythingRead More
What’s wrong with my spruce?
In recent years, the beauty of many spruce in the Twin Cities has significantly declined. This is not true for the entire population, but does speak to a large portion of these trees which many of us treasure inRead More
The Benefits of Aeration
Aeration is one of the most beneficial practices in maintaining a healthy turf. Aeration is a low impact, sustainable practice requiring no pesticides or chemicals. Aeration improves absorption of water reducing the need for irrigation. By improving the vigorRead More
What is IPM?
Have you ever heard the term “IPM” in the context of landscape maintenance and wondered what it means? IPM is a term that’s thrown around quite a bit but isn’t often defined; leaving people confused, and sometimes too self-consciousRead More
Why Proper Turf Fertilization is Necessary
Turfgrasses are one of the most populous plants used in our landscape and they are forced to grow on some of the worst situations. High demands are placed on these energetic plants that make up the carpet of ourRead More