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Ready for spring? We are.

  I hate to say I told you so, but the winter has been legitimately more active than the last few years.  Current cumulative totals are trending with a 12 year study by Michigan Tech students.  Last year at this time, our total cumulative snowfall was 90″

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Seasonal color in 2012

Tulips This season we used dutch bulbs and had a huge success!  These bad boys were over 18″ tall and lasted for way longer than I have ever experienced! More tulips at Pavilion

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!!!!Spring Fever!!!!

I don’t care what anybody says I am switching gears!  It’s time to start thinking about spring.  If you are a business, you should be writing or have written your budget for the year and right under that little line item for snow removal service, there should

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Mum’s the Word

  It’s time to rip out your annual flowers and start planning your fall display!  I suggest  giant pumpkins, bundles of cornstalks, and big, fat, 16″ MUMS!  Chrysanthemums, commonly known as Garden Mums (as opposed to florist mums which are less hardy) are planted in our area as

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THE BUZZ: I’m gonna get you sucker…

OR your gonna get me…. MOSQUITOS!!!!  It seemed like we were in a renaissance for a while there with the little annoying insects.  The population was so low during the drought we barely had to even worry about having repellent around…much less spraying ourselves before going outside. Then

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