Archive for the ‘Seasonal Planting’ Category
Many homeowners enjoy living on land where deer and other wildlife are free to roam. However, when deer become frequent visitors to your yard, it can pose a real threat to your landscape vegetation. Spring flowers are a known snack for deer, rabbits and other critters. In fact, it can be especially frustrating to spend the money and time on planting bulbs, only to watch them get eaten away within hours or days after you see them bloom.
Do you have to sacrifice your colorful spring blooms to Bambi each year? Not necessarily, but it is important to choose the right spring flowers if you want to keep the wildlife away. The following are known as deer-resistant bulbs: continue reading
The autumn season brings pumpkin spice lattes, college football and many other fall favorites. While you may be relieved to trade in your flip flops for boots and let the colorful leaves fill your yard, don’t forget that the changing season also demands a few maintenance steps within your landscape. In fact, neglecting your outdoor space could sabotage the hard work you’ve done through the spring and summer if you are not careful.
As the temperatures start to fall, your landscape growth and nutrient demand will also decrease. However, that doesn’t mean that you can just leave it alone. In order to ensure your yard is protected through the winter and vibrant again in the spring, take the following maintenance measures sooner rather than later: continue reading
It is all too common to hear frustrated homeowners who have spent a notable amount of time, energy and money into planting spring flowers – only to find them half-eaten by sneaky rabbits just a few days later. At Pannone’s Lawn Pros & Landscaping, we are happy to help you avoid this devastating landscaping event. There are ways to protect your spring flowers and discourage hungry rabbits from ruining your landscaping efforts.
If you’ve been unwillingly providing flower snacks for nearby rabbits, here are some effective strategies to consider: continue reading
Whether you are planting them in your yard or sending them in a bouquet to a friend, flowers are meant to convey beauty and evoke a positive reaction. Unfortunately, looks can be deceiving, even with flowers. There are several common flower varieties that are poisonous if ingested or even touched.
While you certainly don’t plan on eating your flowers, it is important to know when to keep curious children and pets out of harm’s way. From diarrhea and vomiting to organ failure and even death, toxic blooms are something you should know about. Here are some well-known flowers that need to be looked at instead of nibbled on: continue reading
After months of cold weather and dormant grass, your landscape will finally start to come alive again as springtime temperatures arrive. Don’t miss this critical stage in lawn care. There are some specific steps you should take to prepare your yard for optimal growth and vibrancy in the coming springtime months.
#1 Clean Up – But Be Gentle
You may be anxious to give your landscape a good spring cleaning, and this is encouraged. However, be careful with your raking efforts and foot traffic. Your early spring soil isn’t dry enough to withstand heavy work. Be gentle as you remove leaves and debris so that you don’t disturb soggy soil or cause compaction that will threaten the tender grass shoots lying underneath. continue reading