Tree & Shrub Care

Deep Root Fertilization Fall Application

Fall Fertilization

To promote the life of trees, shrubs, and other landscaping plants, fall fertilization of ornamental trees and shrubs is recommended. The fertilizer used for fall fertilization helps the plant feed all winter long, allowing for more growth and better health in the spring. What is Fall Fertilization? Fall Fertilization is the process of injecting fertilizer …

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Mulching of landscape areas

Mulch

A new layer of color can be just what a home needs to enhance its cosmetic beauty. This new color can be achieved by adding landscape mulch. Not only will this give your home that little pop it needs but will also benefit the life of the plants while protecting your property. When & How …

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Ornamental tree and shrub care

Dormant Oil

A dormant oil application is one of the most important steps to take to help protect ornamental trees and shrubs against insect populations. What is Dormant Oil? Dormant oil is an application that is done while ornamental trees and shrubs are still in their dormant state. The oil is mixed with water and sprayed onto …

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Rose Rosette Disease

Rose Rosette Disease

As with everything in nature, there are always predators and always diseases just as there are always those that are more susceptible. Even the hardiest trees and plants can become target to diseases and sometimes can result in devastating losses. In the case of Knockout Roses and other rose bushes, in the last 10 years …

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Landscape Bed Weed Control in Rock Landscaping

Landscape Weeds

There is nothing peskier when finishing up planting new flowers or shrubs than having to go back through and pull weeds from the landscape beds. The nuisance of landscape bed weeds can be unsightly as well as damaging to the plants and shrubs that you are trying to grow. Luckily, there are a few things …

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Colors of trees during the Fall

Fall Colors

Every fall, the trees begin to change colors and turn beautiful shades of reds, oranges, yellows, and browns. This color change makes for beautiful scenery for a weekend drive. While many enjoy the masterpiece that Mother Nature has created, most do not know why this change occurs. How the Colors Change There is still quite …

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TurfGator provides both contact and systemic insecticide control

Contact or Systemic

Insecticides and fungicides are necessary to extend the life of ornamental trees and shrubs. Insecticides will fight the battle against the pest population that wants to eat the plant, while fungicides defend against disease causing fungi. The two forms of these treatments offer continuous care for the plant by killing what is already present and …

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