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Hooray! It’s Lawn Rejuvenation Season!

This is truly a great time of the year!  We’re not talking about the perfect late summer weather, or the excitement of starting a new school year, or the return of college football.  This is a great time of the year because it’s “Lawn Rejuvenation Season”!

That’s right!  Mid-August through late-September […]

August 28th, 2015|Lawns, Maintenance|

Any Garden Can be a Water Garden

There is nothing like a water feature for animating a landscape or garden and elevating it to a higher level.  The relaxing sound of running water, the sparkling light, and the presence of chirping birds attracted to the water are just a few of the ways that a water feature […]

August 20th, 2015|Landscape Design|

Drip Irrigation for Happier, Healthier Plants

We have a lot of irrigation clients and the vast majority of them have sprinkler systems for their lawns only.  You may be one of them.  You want a lawn that’s healthy and green, and you know that proper watering (along with fertilizing and lawn care) is the key to […]

August 14th, 2015|Maintenance, Plants & Planting|

FREE Buckets of Balls for Our Customers at Mid-Michigan Golf Center!

We were thrilled to hear the news that Jim Ankenbrandt purchased the former Big Al’s property and started a new golf-focused business in town, Mid-Michigan Golf Center.  Jim’s mission with MGC is to create a family-focused golf facility where everyone can practice their golf skills, take lessons, and more.

So, we […]

July 29th, 2015|News, Promotions|

Be on the Lookout for Scales in your Landscape

A problem that we’ve been seeing this summer on a lot of the properties Reder Landscaping maintains is the presence of scale insects.

Maple, Redbud and Magnolia are the species that appear to be hit the most by the scales. Unlike the Emerald Ash Borer, which has decimated the Ash population […]

July 27th, 2015|Maintenance, Plants & Planting|

Watering Alert!!! 7 Day Forecast is Hot, Sunny and Dry

So far this summer we’ve been blessed with gorgeous weather – lots of warm, sunny days and just enough rain to keep everything green.

Well, that’s about to change. The 7-day forecast is calling for hotter temperatures with little chance of rain.  This means that, even though watering and irrigation haven’t […]

July 24th, 2015|Lawns, Maintenance, News|

Every Summer Garden Should Have Hydrangeas

We’re entering the time of the summer here in Mid-Michigan where Hydrangeas will be taking center stage in the landscape.

Hydrangeas are colorful flowering shrubs that aren’t bothered by pests or diseases, and can bloom for weeks at a time during the summer months when many plants are fading. They thrive […]

July 14th, 2015|Landscape Design, Plants & Planting|