What About Those Weeds?

What About Those Weeds?

Our rainy spring has given weeds a head start this year. Coupled with the warm March weather, it’s a perfect combination for an explosion of weeds. Before you run out and buy the RoundUp, ask yourself, “How many weeds can I tolerate?” If clover, dandelions, and creeping charlie peacefully coexist in your yard, then you […]

All About Tea & Todes

All About Tea & Todes

It’s Tea & Todes season at Dig Right In! Last week we completed our first applications of beneficial nematodes and compost tea. Customers who receive these services have peace of mind that their lawn and garden are receiving long-term benefits without sacrificing our health or harming the ecosystem. Organic lawn care takes time and is […]

Creating Bird Friendly Habitat

Creating Bird Friendly Habitat

Birds – love ‘em or loathe ‘em? I know some very passionate “birders” who plan their annual vacations around checking off a list of bird species to be spotted. There are resorts around the world that sell their bird count numbers in their marketing campaigns to entice visitors. There are also some people who run […]

Landscaping for a New Construction Home

Landscaping for a New Construction Home

Congratulations!  You built your own home.  You chose your finishes, your fixtures and your colors. Your home is a true reflection of YOU. But outside is a wasteland. Compare it to gardening on the moon. The construction process is a messy one. Heavy equipment, workers and materials need to come through the yard to reach […]

Heavy Snow Weighs on Evergreens

Heavy Snow Weighs on Evergreens

Heavy Snow Weighs on Evergreens Heavy snow can sometimes build up on shrubs and break branches. Evergreens are especially vulnerable because their needles catch and hold snow that would fall right through the leafless branches of a deciduous shrub. Branches that slant upward from the trunk, such as those on tall, narrow junipers and arborvitaes, […]