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Winterizing Your Lawn And The Benefits Of Phosphorus

October 8, 2019

Providing your lawn with the right nutrients will prevent damage or stunted growth during this dormant period, so it will grow nice and lush once the temperature warms back up.

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Halloween Decorating Themes & Trends

October 4, 2019

A Fortune of FindingsGhostly FiguresSeason of the WitchHaunted HousesBare BonesApothecaryPumpkin Patch Halloween has grown to be the second most decorated holiday. Therefore, take a grave approach to help make your home the envy of every trick-or-treater in the neighborhood. With our boo-tique style decor pieces, we have the widest array of unique indoor and outdoor…

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Top 10 Trees for Fall Color

September 24, 2019

Sure, we all love the pumpkin-flavored confections, trendy fashions, and crisp autumn air, but there’s just something about colorful fall trees that take your breath away. If you’d like to brighten your landscape with a splash of rich fall color, look no further than these ten spectacular specimens!

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Asters

All About Asters

September 20, 2019

When it comes to fall annual flowers, Asters seem to always be overshadowed by the ever more popular Garden Mum. The Robin to the Batman. Skipper to Barbie. Patrick to Spongebob… you get it. However Asters offer a plethora of garden opportunities that will make you think twice before passing by at the garden center.…

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The Many Benefits of Live Aquarium Plants

September 12, 2019

Aquariums give us the opportunity to bring a vibrant yet tranquil ecosystem into our homes.  Kids and adults alike enjoy watching the fish as they effortlessly glide through the water.  Science has even shown that at home, aquariums have several health benefits, including reducing stress.  Live or Artificial Aquarium Plants When deciding how to set…

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Everything You Need to Know About Treating Magnolia Scale

September 10, 2019

The show-stopping blossoms of the magnolia tree are well worth putting in a little extra effort! Here’s our comprehensive guide on how to get rid of these unwanted visitors.

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Fall Lawn & Landscape Checklist

September 9, 2019

Like it or not, summer is a blip on our seasonal schedule and before we know it fall is in full force once again. Leaves are changing, days are shortening, and nights have a bit more chill. Now is a great time to overseed your lawn, tidy up the landscape in preparation for the winter,…

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Mum’s The Word

September 5, 2019

Mum’s the word – Chrysanthemum that is. Because it’s no secret at all where to find Northwest Indiana and Chicagoland Area’s biggest, most beautiful selection of garden mums. How It All Began World Famous Garden Mums We Do Things A Little Bit Differently Alsip Home & Nursery is the biggest and best Independently owned Garden…

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Grassless Gardening: How to Make the Most of Your Landscape

August 27, 2019

01The Basics of Grassless Landscaping02Grassless Yard Ideas: Low-Maintenance Grass Alternatives03Grassless Backyard Design Ideas Grassless gardening is a new landscaping movement that has been picking up speed lately, for a variety of reasons. There’s a seemingly endless list of grass alternatives for your lawn that are creative, functional, eco-friendly, and beautiful. With all the time you…

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Grooming Tips

August 15, 2019

01Bathing Your Dog02Choosing The Right Brush03Nail Trims04Ear Care Nothing quite puts the pep in your step like a fresh haircut or a mani and pedi! And our pets benefit from a little spa treatment just as much as we do. Regular haircuts and nail trims are more than just a feel good luxury for our…

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