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Natural Pest Management for Indoor Plants

Where there are plants, you can be certain there will be pesky creatures looking to munch on them. Unfortunately for indoor plant parents, this holds true even inside our homes. But that doesn’t mean you can’t be prepared, and minimize any harm that may befall your plants. Where Do Indoor Pests Come From? Even if… […]

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Love It Or Leave It

August can either be a month where the fruits of our labors and expressions of love come together into a glorious crescendo of all the wonderful colors of the rainbow, or it can be a time when we head out for vacations and ball games, and our yards become neglected barren patches of dried out […]

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Cross Pollinator’s Corner: Watering Smarter

One of the many reasons that I enjoy being a part of professional organizations, is that I am part of a collective, positive force within the landscape industry and can further help my clients. I am proud that WSNLA is proactively assisting homeowners and professionals with the knowledge and skill to help with watering landscapes […]

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How to water your landscape

The weather is hot again, with highs predicted in the 80s over the next few days. To help your plants survive in the summer heat, they need water. Don’t delay! How to water effectively Water slowly and deeply for healthy plants. The best practice is to water deeply and less often. Shallow, frequent watering creates… […]

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Hydrangea Care & Pruning

Hydrangeas are classic garden shrubs known for their bold leaves and long-lasting clusters of flowers in shades of white, pink, red, or blue, blooming from mid-summer to autumn. More varieties are becoming available, featuring unique flower shapes, leaf colors, and even stem colors! Read on to learn how to care for your hydrangeas and help […]

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Help Do Your Part to Prevent Summer Fires

By Nancy Penrose As we get into the full swing of summer, visions of sipping lemonade on the porch watching kids play in the yard fill our heads. While this is certainly a happy time full of memories, it is also the time with the greatest risk of fires. We all play a part in […]

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Tree Transplanting Company Helps Salvage Landscape After Fire

Big Trees Inc Saves Trees from Being Demolished in Local Neighborhood SNOHOMISH, WA: Big Trees Inc, (https://bigtreesupply.com), a tree transplanting company in the Seattle area, was recently called in to help salvage a landscape that had fallen prey to a fire. A local homeowner had been utilizing a weed burner to handle weeds in their […]

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6 Steps To Successful Summer Planting

Now that the summer weather has arrived, it never fails that someone will ask me: “Can I still plant now or should I wait until the fall?” For the record, as a landscape contractor in the Sacramento Valley where it was routinely 85 to 105 degrees, I planted all summer long and never lost a […]

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The Garden Walk: Daily Checklist for a Healthy Garden

Hi there, dear Sky Nursery readers. Toby Madrone here. I usually stick to a more informative tone, but I decided to change it up a bit today, and share from my personal gardening experience. I hope you enjoy this post in all of its honest plant-nerd glory. I take a walk through my garden every… […]

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7 Things We’re Buying With Our Swan Dollars

Do you know about Swansons’ Swan Dollars? This fabulous tradition is our way of saying “thank you” for shopping with us in the spring. Each April, May, and June, you collect Swan Dollars on every purchase you make. In July, it’s time to gather them all up and visit Swansons to redeem them. You can […]

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