During the cold winter months deciduous trees and some shrubs lose their leaves, and plants that retain their leaves start looking a bit drab. There are some things you can do to keep your winter yard bright and pleasant throughout the fall and winter seasons.Read More
Perennial is defined as “lasting or existing for a long or apparently infinite time, enduring or continually recurring”.
In the plant world, annuals live for one growing season, biennial plants live for two growing seasons and perennials live for more than two years. A growing trend across the US is to create native landscapes that include perennial plants for sustainability, storm water management, less maintenance, wildlife habitat and to avoid deer damage.Read More
Because of climate change, rain in the Midwest is expected become more intense, leading to increased flood damage and strained drainage. Climate change also causes an increase in summer drought frequency and evaporation in water levels because of increased temperatures.