Archive for the ‘Lawn & Garden’ Category

Tips for Tree Care and Storms: Before, During and After

Monday, October 8th, 2018

by Mark Chisholm, Certified Arborist
As a third-generation arborist and three-time world tree-climbing champion, I’ve learned firsthand that trees are much more vulnerable than we assume. A tree might seem like it would be able to sustain the forces of a large storm, but sometimes internal damage is just too difficult to see. Ultimately, you want […]

Top 10 Questions to Ask When Hiring a Tree Care Service

Saturday, October 6th, 2018

By Mark Chisholm, certified arborist
When it comes to tree care, some jobs are too big and too dangerous, or just need professional expertise to keep the tree healthy. My rule of thumb: unless you can work with both feet on terra firma, you should hire a professional tree service. Working at height requires proper training […]

How to Select, Split, Stack and Store Firewood

Tuesday, October 2nd, 2018

New Braunfels Feed & Supply offers firewood, perfect for the cool fall and winter nights. Use it in your fireplace or outside in your firepit. Swing by the store and stock up on firewood now, before the cool weather hits. Below are some tips from Stihl on how to split, stack and store firewood. Great […]

Composting Tips: Use on Lawns and Gardens

Wednesday, August 8th, 2018

Composting is a great way to put to use garden refuse like grass cuttings, tree and hedge trimmings, leaves and withered flowers. Mulch and compost contain a number of valuable raw materials that supply your garden soil with important nutrients in a completely natural way. Here are a few composting tips to recycle your garden […]

Surviving Drought: STIHL Tips to Deal with Dry Conditions

Friday, August 3rd, 2018

Drought conditions can be a killer for your grass, garden, and trees. So how do you combat nature’s heat waves and keep your landscape strong and healthy? STIHL brings you some tips and strategies for helping your home’s ecosystem stay strong through the harshness of drought.
Your trees should get your primary attention. Why? Because healthy […]



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