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August, 2010  // Posts published in August, 2010

Garden Decor, Bringing The Inside Out

Garden Decor, Bringing The Inside Out

Hi folks. It seems as if I have another idea (yeah, a never ending process). Before anything else, I send my love and support to my friend B.P. I hope you are feeling better. Call me and let me know. For years we would visit our friends and families homes and sit outside around that […]

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Garden Long Views & Short Views

Garden Long Views & Short Views

I have been taking a number of pictures the past few years and have discovered how much we miss as we drive by our lives. I challenge everyone out there to go on a five mile walk around your own neighborhood. After you have done that, go do the same thing in a friends neighborhood, […]

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Annual Landscape Pruning (3rd Week in August). Time To Prune Again

Annual Landscape Pruning (3rd Week in August). Time To Prune Again

Hi y’all. If you haven’t been paying attention your plants have been getting much larger. Some trees and plants, here in New York, have already been pruned while others have been neglected. If you have been following me and my journey, pruning and fertilizing as I do, you should be OK. The only thing I […]

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Climactic Changes Landscape Management

Climactic Changes Landscape Management

Welcome to the truth concerning maintenance of your lawn and gardens. 2010 Might be a season of warmer weather going into the end of September and October for the Northeastern United States. Don’t panic and give your landscaper the opportunity to sell you things you may not need. The living environment around us can be […]

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New Plantings Need Attention

New Plantings Need Attention

Planting can be very simple if you just follow the common recipes. This idea is not being written to appear cryptic. In New York (Long Island), and around the world, every good cook, good craftsman and good doctor has a set recipe for what they do. Based on the food being prepared the material being […]

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Pictures As Demonstrations

Pictures As Demonstrations

It can’t just be talk talk talk. Demonstration is more important than any simple word or thought. Life is all about the demonstrated results of our actions. Live based on your behavior and your work. Follow the progression of my pictures to see what I see. I will soon be incorporation video of my pruning […]

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Heat = Root Stress

Heat = Root Stress

Plants wilting, lawns browning and trees shedding leaves prematurely all due to what? Heat and more heat. We can water till the cows come home but our plants will still be challenged by the extended heat. When the soil gets too hot the insects retreat further into the ground. As the surface temperature rises and […]

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