Yikes, it’s Mites on my Roses!

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Mites……little microscopic critters which serve no purpose whatsoever, other than to cause landscapers, turf managers, and homeowners to despair. Over the past few years, we’ve seen a big increase in mite damage to bermudagrass lawns from the Bermudagrass Stunt Mite. This nasty little critter is over-populating lawns in Oklahoma and causing what looks like drought… Read more »

Annual Flowers for Oklahoma

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With all the warm spring weather, it’s tempting to pick up some flats of those brightly colored flowers at the nursery and plant them into your flower bed. Annual flowers are true to their name, meaning they survive just one season and do not come back year after year as perennials do. I like perennials,… Read more »

How to Keep Weeds out of your Flower Bed

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Our lawn care service in the Tulsa and Oklahoma City areas controls weeds in your home lawn, with applications of fertilizers and weed-control products to the lawn. However, we don’t apply these same products into landscape beds where flowers and shrubs are located. Sure, some of the granular fertilizer pellets will shoot into adjoining beds… Read more »

Dead Heading Flowers

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Deadheading sounds like something related to our presidential election choices or something, but is actually an important process of caring for annual and perennial flowers in Oklahoma landscapes. Deadheading is the removal of spent flowers that have finished putting on their show so that more flowers can then be produced. It refreshes a plant’s appearance,… Read more »