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Winter Weather Plant Damage

Feb 3, 2016 1:43:07 PM

Written by McKay Staff in Problem Solvers

Is winter near the end?  Spring is closing in fast especially with the very mild winter that we have had in Wisconsin.  How do the winter months affect landscape plants?  It depends on what type of winter you had in your area. 

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How to Protect your Landscape This Winter

Dec 2, 2015 11:18:54 AM

Written by McKay Staff in Problem Solvers Gardening 101 How-to Guide

Are the mice, moles and rabbits waiting to nibble away at the plants within your landscape. The snow provides both cover and insulation for their nesting sites and often the resulting damage goes unnoticed until spring. Younger landscapes and trees with thin bark are the most prone to damage and if trees are completely girdled, death becomes imminent. Read our 4 tips on how to protect your landscape during winter.

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How to Handle Deer Tree Damage

Oct 23, 2015 12:42:28 PM

Written by McKay Staff in Problem Solvers How-to Guide

Don’t Get Rubbed the Wrong Way – In anticipation of the fall mating season, bucks will begin to enthusiastically mark their territory by leaving behind both their scent and unfortunately; the dreaded effects known as “Buck Rub”.

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November Landscaping Tips

Nov 7, 2014 11:41:38 AM

Written by McKay Staff in Gardening 101 How-to Guide

November Landscaping Tips – This weekend is a great time to turn on your hose and give your Boxwood, Japanese Yews, and evergreens one good last soaking before the ground freezes.

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Pruning Winter Burn on Evergreens

Apr 18, 2014 1:01:27 PM

Written by Chrissy Long in Problem Solvers Gardening 101 How-to Guide

Winter Damaged Evergreens - Some of the spreading Juniper types had some branches that poked through the snow and as a result were damaged from the reflected light and cold, drying winds.

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