When Should You Trim Your Shrubs, Bushes, and Trees?

When Should You Trim Your Shrubs, Bushes, and Trees?

Fall will be here in the Treasure Valley before you know it, and you may be wondering when (or if!) you should trim your shrubs, bushes, and trees.  Here are some tips and information on how, when, and why you may want to trim or prune them to keep them healthy...

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How to Prepare Your Lawn and Garden for the Fall and Winter

How to Prepare Your Lawn and Garden for the Fall and Winter

The weather in the Treasure Valley has been an exercise in extremes this summer, giving us both heat and drought and unseasonably chilly temperatures and rain. These temperature extremes and conditions can really do a number on your lawn and garden, but as the seasons...

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What is Arbor Day?

What is Arbor Day?

Article from the National Arbor Day FoundationFull credit for this content to the National Arbor Day Foundation Arbor Day is an annual observance that celebrates the role of trees in our lives and promotes tree planting and care.  As a formal holiday, it was...

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The Successful Planting Guide for Trees and Shrubs

The Successful Planting Guide for Trees and Shrubs

Need help successfully planting trees and shrubs? Here's a great  planting guide for your trees and shrubs! How-To Guide: Dig a hole 1 ½ 2 times as wide as the root ball and 4-6” deeper. Examine the soil you have removed from the ground. If you have “poor soil,” blend...

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Spring Planting Guide & Calendar for Boise Area

Spring Planting Guide & Calendar for Boise Area

Spring - Time to Get Growing Wondering when the best time to start planting your vegetable garden in Nampa, Boise, Caldwell is? Following this spring planting calendar for a successful growing season. Garden Preparation: You’ll need to work the soil, add some organic...

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Things to Consider When Thinking About a Backyard Orchard

Things to Consider When Thinking About a Backyard Orchard

Backyard Orchard Culture How amazing would it be to harvest fresh, homegrown fruit straight from your own backyard?  We say, yes, please! Backyard orchard culture, especially in and around the Boise area, is on the rise.  This brief article will give you the basics to...

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