May 6, 2022

Addressing Issues with Brown Conifers this Spring


Spring 2022 has brought numerous questions and concerns about conifers, especially for those planted last and the year before.  What is going on? 

Diagnosing Tree Problems

picture of brochure

Trees are valuable additions to the home landscape.  When problems arise with the health of a tree, it can be difficult to determine what is causing the issue.

Crabapples for Midwestern Landscapes

a row of Prairifire crabapple trees in bloom

Crabapple trees are among the most widely planted ornamental trees in the upper Midwest, grown primarily for their colorful spring flowers, ranging from white/pink to red and reddish-purple.

Creating and Growing Hanging Baskets

impatiens flowers in a hanging basket

Hanging baskets are a great way to decorate porches, decks, and other outdoor areas of the home. Below are some tips for growing and maintaining hanging baskets.

Tips for Participating in No-Mow-May

bright yellow dandelion flower in the lawn

No Mow May is a program to leave your lawn unmown for the month of May to create habitat and food sources for early-season pollinators.