Month: January 2017

Caring for houseplants during the winter months.

Caring for houseplants during the winter months. A few adjustments can ease the stress on your houseplants.  If possible, move your plants to gain the most sun exposure.  Avoid placing them too close to heating vents.  Don’t place them too close to the window either.  Cleaning your windows helps let more light in. Gently wiping [Continue]

Number of mowings per year declining as climate heats up.

Number of mowings per year declining as climate heats up. Some data collected on number of mowing(s) per year, over the past five years.   Combination of irrigated and non-irrigated lawns.  With the dry heat we had last season, even watered lawns required less service. Data collected in Knoxville and Louisville, Tennessee. 2012 –  32   Mowing(s) [Continue]