I planted a clethra ruby spice last summer. It is a very late bush to begin growing in the Spring. I almost dug it up as it looked dead. Now, leaves are sprouting from halfway down the stems, but nothing up further. Do I need to trim it back? Is this something to be done […]
We have recently moved into a 4-yr old home in Farmington. Some of the trees and shrubs are dead and need replacement. Also, the previous owner did not seem to have a plan when planting shrubs and trees. We would like to look at what would be a good plan for our yard. We are […]
We just built a new house in Lakeville, my husband and I have created a primilary landscaping plan for the front of our house. Is it best to use rock or mulch for filler around the plants?
We have a back yard that has a lot of clay and is on a hill. Our landscaper has planted 4 evergreens (2 colorado blue spruce and 2 Black Hills Spruce) that have died. The clay holds the water, so we are sure they have drowned. The trees were sitting in water when they were […]
We just bought our first home. Now that the snow has melted, we are just finding out what our yard has in store for us. We have a real sponge of a yard in one corner of the house where the neighbors tell us they heard there is an underground river. Is there any kind […]
Can one plant a flowering crab or a Magnolia tree in proximity to a tree stump? I lost a tree about two or three years ago due to strong winds during a thunderstorm. I would like to plant an ornamental tree close to the tree stump, if possible.
In the landscaping in front of our house we have lots of ants in our dirt. When I transplanted a hosta there was a ton of ants in the dirt. Is this harmful to my shrubs? How can I get rid of them?
Congratulations to Beth Rau & Rod Oman! Beth is one of Pahls fine landscape employees and Rod is our photographer. They took first place in a garden photo contest this past season. All of the plants were grown by Pahls.