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Fall lawn care: your key to a happy healthy lawn in Spring Want a happy, healthy lawn this spring? Lay the groundwork in the fall. Grass seed will germinate more reliably and soil will better absorb fertilizer, which means better results with less work for you.
The main reason why fall is such a great time for grass is increased moisture, both from seasonal rains and cooler nights. Moist soil not only takes in nutrients from fertilizer more readily, seeds germinate more easily and tender seedlings are less stressed by the heat of...
Plant roses for gorgeous bloom all summer long! Roses are so much easier to grow than you think, will provide the elusive all summer bloom, AND add beautiful fragrance to your summer days in the garden. Plant them in full sun, remember to feed them, then sit back and enjoy these gorgeous garden classics! (Read our blog post 'Care for your roses, season by season' for best practices.) Get ready to choose the perfect rose for your space with our handy rose primer.
Care for your roses, season by season If you plant your rose in full sun, in rich, well-drained soil, and follow a few important care tips, you will be rewarded with a long season of bloom year after year! Here's how we help our customers get the very best from their roses:
In the Spring
Make sure to water your roses and get them off to a good start, especially in beds alongside your house, or underneath overhangs where it is especially dry.
Clean up any remaining debris...
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