Are you a Virginia Creeper lover?

No, I am not talking about strange folk from the “Old Dominion” but of the flowering plant native to eastern and central United States.  We supply Virginia Creeper bare root seedlings!  Virginia Creepers are an important part of regional tourism, particularly in Virginia and the Appalachians.  One such attraction in the Appalachians is a 34-mile… Read more »

Jumpstarting nature with the bald cypress

The bald cypress, also known as taxodium distichum, is a deciduous conifer that is an integral part of the Southeastern United States as well as the Gulf Coastal Plains – from Delaware to Texas, up along the Mississippi River and down into Louisiana.  The trees are as American as Manifest Destiny and their towering bodies… Read more »

Michigan: the state of biosolids?

Spring is rapidly approaching.  I can see it the distance, as if it were a truck with big glaring lights.  That means one thing: fertilizer.  Many people fertilize their lawn in early and late spring.  It is like a lawn buffet.  If you are in Michigan, the next time you use fertilizer, it may be… Read more »

Turn your Christmas tree into mulch

2013 has just arrived, but for many of us, that Christmas feeling is lingering.  Do you still have this year’s Christmas tree and wondering what to do with it?  Are you in need of a fresh bag of mulch?  After all, mulch season is fast approaching.  Well, if you live near Hyde Park in Chicago,… Read more »