January 28, 2014

Ingram Lawn & Garden Tip for Preparing Spring Landscape Gardens

Here is a tip we use for almost every landscape garden we work on during our spring preparations. Many of our customers have Ingram Lawn & Garden maintain their landscapes in addition to lawn cutting service. Our spring time preparation procedures for landscape gardens include these tasks: Remove dead leaves Remove twigs, dead or diseased branches Remove leftover weeds from the previous season Prune non-flowering shrubs, perennials, roses, non-flowering trees Rack out old mulch where needed Install  a crisp […]
April 12, 2013

Proper Mulch Applications

Often times when you look at mulch around trees and shrubs you will see large mounds of mulch applied around the base of plants. This is not good for any plant as it will cause the bark to moisten and soften which allows for insects, rodents and diseases to invade. A proper layer of 1.5″-2.0″ of organic mulch allows moisture retention, suppresses weeds and adds organic matter to the soil when it breaks down. Too […]