Archives for August 2009

Fall Lawn Fertilization

I was planning to fertilize my lawn when a neighbor told me I should wait until October. When is the best time for fall lawn fertilization?

Aspen Tree Troubles

Does anyone else have as many problems with Aspen trees as I do? I thought they were easy to grow . . .
Answer: Aspens are a unique tree. When we see beautiful groves of them growing wild in the mountains,

Move Strawberries Now

Question: My strawberry plants are getting quite crowded. They have a lot of new runner plants. Is now a good time to move them to a new bed, or should I wait until spring? They are still producing fruit.

Replacing an Existing Lawn

August is an excellent time to replace your lawn. Weed killer is very effective at this time of year because plants are sending food produced by the leaves down to underground roots and rhizomes.