When you have your hands in the dirt and your head in the sun, you are one with nature as you add to your vibrant garden. Whether you are revamping, rejuvenating, or redoing your garden, perfect plants are a huge part of the process. So, where is the best place to buy plants? The answer is easy: a local nursery like A&N Garden and Greenhouse. There are many advantages to buying for your local Pittsburgh nursery than a big-name retailer when considering the source, availability, service, and quality.
It’s the most wonderful time of the year! As our world becomes a real-life snow globe, it’s time to start thinking about putting up those outdoor Christmas lights. For tips about the best time and method for installation, check out the information from the professionals at A&N Lawn Care, a landscaping company in Pittsburgh. Continue reading
Gardeners put in a lot of work to get their gardens and yards in peak condition. They must keep pests and weeds out and combat threats from weather, like frost.
Frost occurs during cloudless nights as temperatures drop towards freezing. Ice crystals form as the cold air sinks closer to the ground. The vapor then condenses from the air and settles on plant materials. Light frost tends to occur below 40°F, and frost advisories occur between 32-36°F. Continue reading
As summer collapses into fall and the leaves start to turn, we begin to witness the autumn splendor. Nature treats us to its art show as the mosaic of fall foliage offers a stunning visual for our world. If you’re looking for a family-friendly way to kick off the start of the fall season, look no further! Continue reading
As the leaves begin to dance in the autumn breeze, the sun sets earlier, and the temperatures start to drop. Fall is the best time to work in the garden. The soil is easier to dig, the temperatures are comfortable, and the weather becomes more predictable. You won’t want to wait too late to start working in your garden, but watch the leaves turn as you start your fall lawn care in Pittsburgh! A&N Lawn Care offers these fall gardening ideas. Continue reading
As summer draws to a close, the days get shorter and temperatures begin to drop. Many avid gardeners mourn the loss of the sun that enabled their summer Pittsburgh nurseries to flourish.
Even though the weather has witnessed some changes, homegrown goodness can stretch beyond the summer months as there are many choices cool weather offers. Think about what you would buy in the grocery store and then plant it at home! A&N Lawn Service, Inc., knows the potential of a fall nursery
in Pittsburgh and good lawn care.
We want our lawns to look their best in the summertime, but it’s also the time that they undergo the most stress. Between drought and hot temperatures, increased foot traffic from kids and pets, as well as insect and disease issues brought on by warmer temperatures, our lush green lawns can quickly turn dry and brown. While some of these issues are inevitable during summer, having a dry, brown lawn shouldn’t be.
Unfortunately as the weather gets warmer, our gardens and plants begin to receive unwanted attention from insects. If they appear occasionally, they typically do not cause many problems. It is when the numbers of insects grow that they begin to wreak havoc on your plants. Continue reading
The flowers are blooming, the leaves are forming, the birds are chirping—all signs of a beautiful spring. Long summer days spent relaxing and enjoying your beautiful, lush, green property are right around the corner. Are you ready?
Spring lawn care is not time-consuming, but it is necessary in order to get your grass ready for a healthy growing season. Continue reading
Gardening is a wonderful way to enjoy the warm weather, while benefiting from the fruits (and vegetables) of your labor. To some, who have never planted a garden before, it may seem intimidating, but it doesn’t have to be. Follow these nine tips and you will be on your way to enjoying a fun and fruitful new hobby.