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2205, 2015

Memorial Weekend Sales

By |May 22nd, 2015|Rohr's Events|Comments Off on Memorial Weekend Sales

Friday 5/22/15 – Monday 5/25/15
All Knockout and Home Run Roses are 20% OFF
All Potted Trees are 20% OFF
Buy 5 or more shrubs get 20% OFF

2404, 2015

Tree & Shrub of the Week – Week of 4/24/15

By |April 24th, 2015|Landscaping, Planting Help, Plants & Flowers, Rohr's Nursery News|Comments Off on Tree & Shrub of the Week – Week of 4/24/15

Seiryu Japanese Maple (Acer Palmatum “Seiryu”)  

Height: 12-15′
Width: 10-12′
Unique Characteristics: Irregular, vase shaped growth.  Deciduous.  Bright green foliage (cut/lobed leaf) turns brilliant shades of orange and red in the fall.  Moderate speed of growth.
Plant in part-shade to full sun for best results.
Prefers a well drained, neutral PH soil.  Average watering needs.

 

Girard Crimson Azalea (Rhododendron “Girard’s Crimson”) 

Height: […]

2404, 2015

Step 1: Crabgrass Control

By |April 24th, 2015|Landscaping, Lawn Maintenance & Care, Rohr's Nursery News|Comments Off on Step 1: Crabgrass Control

Do you follow the 4-step lawn fertilization program? If so, it’s time to apply Step 1 Crabgrass Control.

Step 1 prevents the germination of listed annual seeds.

Step 1 should be applied after the first mowing of your lawn but before the 3rd or 4th.
It should be applied to a dry lawn, but it is recommended the […]

1803, 2015

Applying Lime To Your Lawn

By |March 18th, 2015|Landscaping, Lawn Maintenance & Care|Comments Off on Applying Lime To Your Lawn

Lawns grow best when their pH level is neutral (not acidic or alkaline).

Visual appearance alone is not enough to determine whether lime should be applied.

A soil test for pH is best.  Home test kits are available as well as professional testing.
When testing soil pH, take samples from several areas of the lawn and mix them […]

1803, 2015

Natural Privacy

By |March 18th, 2015|Landscaping, Planting Help|Comments Off on Natural Privacy

Natural Privacy (Fences)
The use of live plants to create privacy structures and/or outdoor rooms

Most common plants used:

Evergreens: provide year-long protection

Arborvitae
Blue Spruce
Norway Spruce
Hemlock

Deciduous trees allow for more variety including spring flowers and fall color, but do not provide a screen all year long

Typically planted in a straight line, staggered, or serpentine

When designed properly:

enhances the property
blocks out […]

1803, 2015

Misconceptions in Turf Establishment & Control

By |March 18th, 2015|Landscaping, Lawn Maintenance & Care|Comments Off on Misconceptions in Turf Establishment & Control

In my years of working with people to establish quality turf and control many of its problems, I have come across many misconceptions people have about lawn establishment and control.

Misconception number 5: The only time to apply weed control is in the spring.

Spring is a good time to control most weeds, but doing it ONLY […]

1803, 2015

Misconceptions in Turf Establishment & Control

By |March 18th, 2015|Landscaping, Lawn Maintenance & Care|Comments Off on Misconceptions in Turf Establishment & Control

In my years of working with people to establish quality turf and control many of its problems, I have come across many misconceptions people have about lawn establishment and control.

Misconception number 4: A yearly application of lime is necessary for a healthy lawn. 

Proper soil pH is needed for turf to uptake nitrogen to maintain […]

1803, 2015

Misconceptions in Turf Establishment & Control

By |March 18th, 2015|Landscaping, Lawn Maintenance & Care|Comments Off on Misconceptions in Turf Establishment & Control

In my years of working with people to establish quality turf and control many of its problems, I have come across many misconceptions people have about lawn establishment and control.

Misconception number 3: The lawn should be de-thatched every spring to maintain a healthy lawn. 

Although some lawns with very heavy thatch may need this approach, […]

1803, 2015

Misconceptions in Turf Establishment & Control

By |March 18th, 2015|Landscaping, Lawn Maintenance & Care|Comments Off on Misconceptions in Turf Establishment & Control

In my years of working with people to establish quality turf and control many of its problems, I have come across many misconceptions people have about lawn establishment and control.

Misconception number 2: Finding a few grubs in the lawn requires immediate action with a harsh insecticide. 

Although this may be true in September or October, […]

1803, 2015

Misconceptions in Turf Establishment & Control

By |March 18th, 2015|Landscaping, Lawn Maintenance & Care|Comments Off on Misconceptions in Turf Establishment & Control

In my years of working with people to establish quality turf and control many of its problems, I have come across many misconceptions people have about lawn establishment and control.

Misconception Number 1: Not bagging grass contributes to thatch. 

Although you do not want clippings to become so extreme as to prevent sunlight from reaching the […]