Fall Gardening Activities

Fastest Growing Trees For Tennessee

Looking for the fastest growing trees for Tennessee?  They can provide shade, color, vertical dimension, soundproofing, cooling, beauty, screening, windbreaks, boundary lines and wildlife habitats for birds, animals, and insects.

Planting the fastest growing trees also will increase your property value by at least 20% and give you the benefits you’re looking for quickly. Home buyers […]

Landscape Service Provider Shares Tips On Planting Bulbs

As a landscape service provider in Nashville and surrounding areas, Acer Landscape Services would like to share some tips on planting bulbs in the Mid-South.

The beauty and color flowering bulbs bring to your garden is hard to match.  With so many varieties of bulbs readily available on the market today, homeowners can have almost year […]

Cover Crop Tips for Nashville and Middle Tennessee

Now is the time for planting your cover crops.  Below you’ll find some helpful cover crop tips for Nashville and Middle Tennessee.

Today in Nashville, the forecast calls for bitterly cold weather to come in this week. If your like us, you’ve probably harvested your crops that need harvesting and maybe you’ve gone a step further […]

By |November 11th, 2014|annual vegetables, Fall Gardening Activities, Franklin, nashville, Tennessee|

Best Perennials for Nashville and Middle Tennessee

 

Perennials are the backbone to any garden. These flowers are some of the toughest and best performing plants that you will have in your landscape.

With so many types of perennials to chose from, we came up with the  following  list of the best perennials that we have found to help you make your dreams come […]

Planting Hellebores in Nashville, Tn

Planting Hellebores (Lenten Rose) in Nashville, Tn

 

Hellebores, also called Lenten or Christmas rose, is one of the best spring flowering perennials for the mid south.

Not actually in the rose family at all, but in the Ranunculus order, this perennial is a gift from nature that shows its glory in the dead of winter. They are […]

Tips on Planting Crocus in Middle Tennessee

Crocus are perennial spring flowering bulbs that scream “Spring is almost here!” here in Middle Tennessee.

They grow beautifully in zones 4 to 10 and produce wineglass-shaped flowers in so many color combinations of purple, white, yellow and even striped,  it’s hard to decide which color and variety to grow.

There are about 30 different species  that […]

How Long Should I Keep Mowing the Lawn in Fall?

 

Q. How long should you be mowing your lawn in fall in the Nashville and surrounding areas?

A. Basically, until it stops growing! We get this question a lot actually.  It perfectly fine to keep cutting until temperatures get low enough that the grass stops growing. That’s your cue that you can do one more cut […]

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 […]

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 […]