Date Palm Trees Care and Maintenance

The date palm tree (Phoenix dactylifera L.) has been a critical fruit crop for many arid regions. In fact, the dates harvested from the palm tree have been a primary income source and food staple for the local communities where the trees were initially planted. The date is the oldest known fruit crop cultivated in…

Common Issues Impacting Conifer Trees

Like deciduous trees (those with leaves), conifer trees are not immune to diseases that can prove fatal if left untreated and are even incurable in some cases. Therefore, one of the keys in helping to protect conifer trees on your property and even in your community is recognizing the signs that something is abnormal. Below,…

Tips for Watering Your Lawn in the Summer Months

Water is a precious commodity today as climate change has increased the likelihood of droughts in areas of the country once immune to such occurrences.   As the summer months quickly approach, here are a few things to remember as you calculate the necessary watering schedule for your lawn.   For starters, it’s always important…

How to Control Summertime Weeds on Your Lawn

Warmer weather translates to more time spent outdoors, and the more time you spend outdoors, the more you notice weeds sprouting up on your lawn.   Lawns are often most stressed during the summertime when temperatures are at their peak, and the long days of sunshine can quickly and easily dry out your turf.  …