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Are You Maintaining Your Garden The Right Way? These Tips Will Help You Answer

June 21st, 2014

1. Top up your gardens with mulch. 2. Don’t top up the mulch around your trees too high! No mulch volcanos. 3. Edge garden beds at a 45 degree angle to keep a nice clean edge. 4. Now is a good time to shape your pyramidal yew as shown here: 5. Apply fertilizer to your …Read more

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Mulch Volcano Season Begins!

April 23rd, 2013

Mulch volcano

This (pictured above) is how to literally *kill* a tree with kindness. Please don’t bury the flare at the base of the trunk in soil or mulch — it will cause moisture damage to the bark and cambium, eventually harming the thing you’re trying to help. If you’re going to mulch, spread it out in …Read more