Fall Lawn Care

Contrary to popular opinion, fall is the best time of the year for lawn care. Fertilization, weed and thatch control, establishment of new lawns, and renovation of poor quality lawns should be done over the next few weeks. The best time of the year to fertilize your lawn is early fall. Northern Illinois lawns are […]






Late-Summer Flowers

Annuals are Key to All-Summer Color There are a few perennials that save their big show for the end of the summer. Among them: Rudbeckia (yellow flowers) and helenium. The ultimate perennial garden. It’s not difficult to bring that vision to mind. For me, it’s a classic English border, with iris, lupine and poppies, that […]