NOW is the Time to Protect Your Plants From Winter Burn and Deer Damage!

A typical winter in Mid Michigan is brutal on landscape plants, and the two most common types of winter plant damage that we see every year are Winter Burn and damage from deer.

However, there are a few things that can be done to protect your plants from the harsh conditions […]

November 12th, 2015|Maintenance, Plants & Planting|

Cold Weather is the Best Time for Pruning MOST Trees and Shrubs

Pruning is an important horticultural practice for your woody ornamental trees and shrubs. Pruning maintains a plant’s “Three S’s” (Structure, Shape and Size), as well as increases the flowering and overall vitality of your landscape plants.

Late fall, winter, and early spring are the best times of the year for pruning […]

November 5th, 2015|Maintenance, Plants & Planting|

Healthy Plants Next Spring Start With Fertilization This Fall

The leaves are now almost completely off the trees, and despite the recent warm temperatures, that means it’s officially late fall.

Did you know that fertilizing your trees and shrubs in the late fall is more effective for promoting overall plant health than fertilizing in the spring?

Plants respond to a late […]

November 4th, 2015|Maintenance, Plants & Planting|

Announcing Reder’s New Certified Arborist Plant Care Program

Our Bronze, Silver and Gold Plant Health Care Programs are very popular with our clients who want to protect their plants and see them thrive.  To these services, we are excited to announce the addition of our new Certified Arborist Plant Care Program.

This unique program was created by Warren Liken, […]

October 29th, 2015|Maintenance, Plants & Planting|

Enjoy the Fall Color, and Let Reder Take Care of Your Fall Clean-up

Fall color is a wonderful display of nature’s beauty, but for many all they see is a lot of raking and work.  So relax, enjoy the fall color, and let Reder take care of your fall clean-up.

Removing leaves from your lawn is important for the overall health of your lawn […]

October 21st, 2015|Lawns, Maintenance|

It’s Early Fall – Time to Winterize Your Irrigation System

It’s early fall, and not only are the leaves starting to turn, but the temperatures are getting cooler and the rainfall is more frequent.  Under these ideal conditions for your lawn and plants, watering with your sprinkler system is no longer needed.

We’ve already started this season with winterizing irrigation systems. […]

October 8th, 2015|Lawns, Maintenance, News|

Is Your Lawn a Complete Disaster? A Reder “Lawn Renovation” Will Save It!

We blogged about it last week, and it’s worth repeating – NOW is the ideal time of year for growing turf and getting a greener, thicker and healthier lawn.

From now through early fall we’ll be experiencing warm soil temperatures, cool nights, morning dews and natural rainfall. These are perfect conditions […]

September 3rd, 2015|Lawns, Maintenance|