Monthly Archives: September 2014

Tips for Planting Tulips in Tennessee

Planting tulips in Tennessee can be a bit tricky. You have to wait until it’s not too warm outside because you certainly don’t want them to start coming up too soon! Wait until the days are consistently cool before you plant. Usually the middle of November.
Below are more tips for planting tulips:

Tulip bulbs do best […]

Emerald Ash Borer Damage In Middle Tennessee

On a recent trip to West Virginia, we saw first hand the damage of the Emerald Ash Borer on the Ash tree seen below.  Sooner than later it will be here in Middle Tennessee.  How can you know if your tree is infected?

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By |September 17th, 2014|Acer News, Local Green Happenings, nashville, Tennessee, Trees|

Two Ways to Rejuvenate Your Lawn



Fall, and particularly September, is the best time of the year to rejuvenate and reinvigorate you less-than-lovely lawn.  One way to accomplish this is by seeding or reseeding since the new grass will be able to establish itself both now and next spring before summer’s heat returns.

Two of the most effective ways to seed your […]

Five Types of Tree Pruning

There’s so much more to tree pruning than just cutting the branches here and there.  It’s really a combination of science and art.  Sometimes it’s better to get a landscape professional to do your pruning because it’s really more of a science than you think, and if done properly, it improves both the health and […]

By |September 6th, 2014|Info Articles, Pruning trees|

Three Reasons You Need to Fertilize This Fall


Fall is the perfect time to give your plants a jump start for next spring. Why?

Trees, turf, and shrub root systems power up plants for renewed growth every spring.

You can see from my latest visit at Cheekwood that flowers and turf grow better with fertilizer.

Below are the three main reasons for you to fertilize this […]

By |September 6th, 2014|Flower Gardening, Franklin, nashville, Perennial Plants|