Stop Crepe Murder!

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Every year at this time of the season, I cringe at the sight of the “bad haircuts” on what should be large, beautiful Crepe Myrtle shrubs. Homeowners, and even “professional’ landscapers whack back the stems on Crepe Myrtles at the same point they were pruned last year, and the year before that, and the year… Read more »

March is a Good Time to Prune Ornamental Grasses

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March is a great time to remove dead foliage from ornamental grasses, before they begin to green up soon. Ornamental grasses are great additions to home and business landscapes, and are becoming more popular every year. They are very well-adapted to Oklahoma weather and soil conditions, very low maintenance, and provide a beautiful contrast to… Read more »

Plant your Fall Garden Soon

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Summer is winding down, with fall right around the corner. So now is a good time to think about planting a fall garden. Crops that can be planted now include lettuce, radishes, carrots, peas, spinach, and similar crops. There still is time to raise another crop of green beans along with some summer squash. And… Read more »