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Basic Tree Care

Trees 101

September 28, 2022

BY DEFINITION A woody perennial plant, typically having a single stem or trunk growing to a considerable height and bearing lateral branches at some distance from the ground. A deciduous tree is one that loses its leaves at the end of the growing season and go dormant during cold weather. A coniferous tree, often called […] Read More
Basic Tree Care

Tips for Success

Choosing the Right Tree Planting a tree in your yard is a long-term investment and an important addition to the landscape. Choose the site prior to choosing the tree – know your growing zone, consider soil and drainage requirements, desired level of maintenance, water availability, sun or shade and size of space. Growing Zones Gardening […] Read More
Planting Trees

Planting Trees

Planting Plant trees anytime from spring through fall. Spring planting allows for trees to set root and get established before winter comes. Fall planting also has its advantages…pick up a Blue Grass Tree Planting Guide for specific planting trees instructions or read the nursery label that comes with your tree. Watering & Fertilizing All trees […] Read More
Sod

Sod 101

Blue Grass has been growing and harvesting registered quality sod for years. We are proud of our commitment to quality, service and value of the sod we grow locally. We use organic growth methods and employ environmentally responsible methods for quality sod production and harvesting. Our sod is guaranteed to be of the highest quality […] Read More
Basic Shrub Care

Tips for Success

Choosing the Right Shrub How to plant shrubs? Planting a shrub in your yard is an investment and makes an important addition to the landscape. Choose the site prior to choosing the shrub – know your growing zone, consider soil and drainage requirements, desired level of maintenance, water availability, sun or shade and size of […] Read More
Basic Grass Care

Ornamental Grass 101

BY DEFINITION An herbaceous or evergreen perennial or annual plant.  Ornamental grasses are plants that are grown for their ornamental qualities.  Unlike lawn and turf grass varieties, ornamental grass is meant to grow and not be cut down or mown. Ornamental grasses are a group of plants with graceful habits, textures, heights, and colours that […] Read More
Installation

Sod Installation

The most important part of sod installation is the site preparation, do this prior to picking up your sod order or having it delivered. Remove all debris from the area. Grade and shape to desired contours. Quality topsoil can be added to build up the amount of soil. Topsoil should be available to a depth […] Read More
Basic Grass Care

Tips for Success

Growth patterns Clump forming – are grasses that grow in tidy mounds and clumps, they are not invasive but the clumps will spread slowly in diameter over time. Spreading (running) – are grasses that spread by underground stems or creeping roots.  They can become invasive and are aggressive. Exposure – sun / shade Most ornamental […] Read More
Basic Lawn Care

Sod Tips for Success

Choosing the Right Sod Determine your sod needs by understanding how much sun your yard will receive, what your green space will be used for and how much maintenance (watering and mowing) you want to do. We have four sod products available to suit your needs. https://www.bluegrassnursery.com/order-sod/ Planting and Sod Tips The most important part […] Read More
Pruning

Pruning Shrubs

Pruning encourages strong growth, increases flower and fruit production, improves health, and aesthetics of shrubs.   Here are some guidelines when pruning shrubs: Remove dead, diseased and damaged branches Remove leggy and crossing / rubbing branches Rejuvenation pruning for overgrown shrubs Thinning to remove crown density and improve air circulation – allow light to reach inner […] Read More