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Denny's Tips for the Week

This is the greatest time to feed your lawn. Let's not Dilly-Dally. Let's put down our first of two fall feedings to our lawn. Using Fertilome's Lawn Food with Iron. Follow up with the second fall feeding around Thanksgiving. Do this and continue this lawn program and you will have a lawn that's identical to the lawn picture on the box of grass seed.

Speaking of Lawn Seed, you still have 3 weeks to renovate that old weedy lawn and reseed with a good Turf Fescue Lawn Seed.
Let’s plant again,like we did last summer-
No, not the twist but the number one thing we homeowners do each late spring or early summer outdoors in our landscape is plant our summer color. With fall officially just 3 days away, many of those blooming beauties are not so pretty any more. Many of your current summer annuals are finishing up their color and most will succumb to the first hard freeze of the upcoming fall. Today I’m going to present to you a plan for lots more fresh fall annual color that will perform well even as night time temperatures dip into the lower 30’s and upper to mid 20’s. We are not just talking about pansies, but such colorful annuals as petunias, silver and super bells, annual rudbeckia (annual blackeyed susan), Dianthus, beautiful medium growing snapdragons and vinca vine. I mention the vine last because it reminds me to mention how these fall annuals will allow you to freshen up all your deck pots, your patio pots, or any other outdoor pots that you have planted for seasonal summer color. Many of these new fall annuals come in various shades of yellow, orange, purple and other traditional fall colors. Plant up with a Halloween theme or a thanksgiving theme. Talk about something new for the front door entrance.

The available blooming plants this fall will all be fresh grown and are nice and full completely filling a 4 ½” pot. The concept isn’t brand new. It’s just that until this year, there weren’t enough growers to supply sufficient numbers of plants. This fall it will be open season for you and anyone else seeking new, beautiful fall color.

Don’t have any pots to plant?

There is nothing wrong with planting these fall blooming beauties as a new border plant across the front landscape. If you have a spot for fresh color, it’s very available this fall. As we approach serious cold weather at the end of the year, let nature have its way and let the color die. Don’t try holding them over in the garage or basement. They might live over but won’t reward you with much next season. Let them go and plant new next summer.

We have hanging baskets to add a variety of texture and color to your porch or patio
The lot is over flowing with color - stop in and pick up some fall color for your landscape.

09/18/14 Topics: Denny's Tip of the Week, Plants of the Week, Hummingbirds go Bye-Bye, Baldfaced Hornet, Galls and Food for Wasps, Insects invading Homes, Boxelder Bugs, Rose Slugs, Fall Webworms
09/11/14 Topics: Denny's Tip of the Week, Plants of the Week, Return of the Monarch, Orbweaver Spider, Bagworm Damage, Powdery Mildew, Katydids
09/04/14 Topics:
Denny's Tip of the Week, Plants of the Week, September Specials
08/28/14 Topics:
Denny's Tip of the Week, Plants of the Week, September is Lawn Month
08/21/14 Topics: Denny's Tip of the Week, Plants of the Week, Lawn Fertilization, Lawn Renovation, Apples and Tomatoes, Oh Deer Me, Some Great Summer Weather, Final word on Lawn Renovation
08/14/14 Topics:
Denny's Tip of the Week, Plants of the Week, Crabapple Diseases, Disease Report, Moist Chamber, Why are there Black Spots on my Siding, Squished Squash
08/07/14 Topics:
Denny's Tip of the Week, Plants of the Week, Something is Eating my Tree, Tomato Woes: Blister Beetles

07/31/14 Topics:
Denny's Tip of the Week, Plants of the Week, Baldfaced Hornet Nests, Magnolia Serpentine Leafminer Caterpillar
07/24/14 Topics: Denny's Tip of the Week, Plants of the Week, Dog-Day Cicada, Cicada Killers, Yellow Nutsedge, County Fair Schedules, Potter Wasps, Barn Owls and Pick your own Berries
07/17/14 Topics:
Denny's Tip of the Week, Plants of the Week, Sapsucker Damage, Too Many Pears?
07/10/14 Topics:
Denny's Tip of the Week, Plants of the Week, Asian Lady Bug & Yellow Poplar Weevil, Great Trees and Shrubs for Summer Color, Red Thread & Slime Mold, Tree Topping,
Black Knot on Prunus
07/03/14 Topics:
Denny's Tip of the Week, Plants of the Week, Lightening Bugs, Leaves of Three, Chicory Weed, Rose Slugs on Knock Out Roses, Spittle Bugs, Black Spot on Roses
06/19/14 Topics:
Denny's Tip of the Week, Plants of the Week, Trees, Snakes, Dog Ticks, Monitor for Bagworms, Pygmy Hummingbirds
06/12/14 Topics:
Denny's Tip of the Week, Plants of the Week, Myths & Mysteries of Mulch, Mushrooms, Squirrel Wars, Mosquitoes, 13Year Cicadas
06/05/14 Topics:
Denny's Tip of the Week, Plants of the Week, Keep Planting Color, Poison Ivy, Bagworms, Ants and Peonies, Red Thread
05/29/14 Topics:
Denny's Tip of the Week, Plants of the Week, June Perennial Bloomers, June Shrub Bloomers, Termites & Petiole Borers, Coyotes, Dens and Pups
05/22/14 Topics:
Denny's Tip of the Week, Plants of the Week, Rules of Pruning, Buzz-Bumbling Beetles, Birds, Bats, Dragon Flies, Ground Bees, Bad Yard Habits to Avoid,
05/15/14 Topics:
Denny's Tip of the Week, Plants of the Week, Dr Jack Container Gardening, Wild Life around the House, Growing Strawberries
05/08/14 Topics:
Denny's Tip of the Week,  Plants of the Week, Made in the Shade Flowers, Grassology, Rose Slugs, Seedy Lawns, Dandelions
05/01/14 Topics:
Denny's Tip of the Week, Surviving the Winter, Mowing and Watering Tips
04/24/14 Topics:
Denny's Tip of the Week, Plants of the Week
04/17/14 Topics:
Denny's Tip of the Week
, Plants of the Week
04/10/14 Topics:
Denny's Tip of the Week, Plants of the Week
04/03/14 Topics:
Denny's Tip of the Week, Boxwood Problems, Ants Begin Activities, Some Moths Flying
03/27/14 Topics:
Denny's Tip of the Week, Optrol, Plants of the Week, Do's and Don't's
03/20/14 Topics:
Denny's Tip of the Week, Pruning, Cold Weather & Insect Kill, Firewood Pests Annoying
03/13/14 Topics:
Denny's Tip of the Week, Hydrangea, Living Screen
03/06/14 Topics:
Denny's Tip of the Week, Buy but Do Not Apply, Improved Landscapes, Weed Seed Killer, Dormant Winter Seeding, Winter Burn Damaged Plants
02/13/14 Topics:
Denny's Tip of the Week, 3 Step Program, Knock Out Rose Special, Cheapest never Bestest, Cold Temp Report, Getting Garage Spring Ready, 3 Step Lawn Program, Epson Salt
01/30/14 Topics:
Denny's Tip of the Week, Tropicals have to sleep too, It is Too Early to Make Predictions, Chilly days of Winter

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