Your Deck –Maintenance, Cleaning & Staining

Decks made of composite materials have gained in popularity in recent years because, although they cost more to build, they are low-maintenance and last a long time. However, many people still have a wood deck and/or prefer the look and feel of a classic wood deck--which does take a bit of work every year. Even if your deck is just a few years old, it's a good idea to start a routine now to increase its lifespan.

Prevent Weeds with Corn Gluten Timing is Critical!

Weeds love spring just like everyone else, and they arrive en masse in lawns. Once there, it's a monumental task to get rid of them. That's why you need to get ahead of them with Espoma Organic® Weed Preventer or Jonathan Green Organic Weed Control with Fertilizer!

Composting Means Better Soil and Reducing Waste

Most people don't think about their soil much. And why would they? You plant your veggies, give them some water and fertilizer and you're good to go, right? Not so fast.

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So Where DOES All That Water Go?

The nice thing about the heavy rain the past couple of days is it will wash away the last reminders of winter in the form of obstinate piles of wet snow sulking next to driveways and on the side of the road. On the other hand, that is a LOT of water all at once. Where does it all go?

Spring IS Coming.....and So Are the Weeds!!

By the time you see this, we will be in the throes of a snowstorm-winter's last gasp. We hope. That said, this is Maryland, which means that this snow and cold could give way in a few days to warm temps and daffodils. One never knows around here.