How do your trees and shrubs benefit from dormant pruning?

By Jennifer Scharff,

Dormant pruning, also known as winter pruning, is the practice of pruning trees and shrubs during their dormant winter months. This type of pruning offers several benefits: It’s important to note that not all plants are suitable for dormant pruning, and the specific timing and techniques may vary based on the type of plant. Additionally,  … Read more

Sustainable Landscaping Practices

By Rick Ramoser,

Poul's Landscaping Cars

SUS-TAIN-A-BLE: adjective, pertaining to a system that maintains its own viability by using techniques that allow for continual reuse. Sustainable practices are nothing new to all of us here at Poul’s Landscaping. As custodians of the environment, we take every measure possible to ensure our practices are the best possible in providing and maintaining a  … Read more

Low Voltage LED Landscape Lighting

By Andrew Ptasienski,

Low voltage landscape lighting highlights landscape features such as specimen trees and/or shrubs, accents a home’s architecture, adds security to dark areas, and allows for added use of patios after dusk but there are several factors to consider. Not all fixtures are created equal. At Poul’s, we use a variety of high quality, cast aluminum,  … Read more

What’s in a Yard?

By Tammy C.,

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Each year when the spring approaches many people sit down to puzzle out what new treasures they will add to their yards. I usually pick one or two perennials to go with the annuals and vegetables that I buy for my yard. Any yard, no matter the size, can pack a lot of color and  … Read more

Not a Fan of Winter But . . .

By Tammy C.,

I am not a particular fan of winter but there are some aspects of it that I find interesting. After a recent snow fall I found multiple tracks in the snow. There was a hide and seek quality to following the tracks, under bushes, behind trees—where will they show up next?  It is interesting that  … Read more

Dormant Oil Application

By Wendy Kjeldbjerg,

  One of the best and safest methods to control mite and scale insects that damage trees is with the use of horticulture (dormant) oils. Horticultural oils are very effective for controlling soft-bodied insects and over-wintering egg masses before the insects damage your applicable plants. Scale insects, mites, gall forming insects, cankerworms, mealy bugs, and  … Read more

What Makes Poul’s Landscaping & Nursery Different

By Wendy Kjeldbjerg,

Poul's Landscaping & Nursery

  At Poul’s Landscaping & Nursery, our fleet of all-red trucks is not the only thing that makes us stand out. We are more than our landscaping services and nursery (although we like to think our top-notch products and services make us pretty exceptional, as well.) And while other landscaping companies may use the same  … Read more