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November 23, 2020

How to Care For Real Christmas Trees

Forget the plastic pine - make Christmas magical! Learn how to pick out the perfect fresh cut or live Christmas tree and how to care for it, so it lasts all season long.
October 19, 2020
blue jay with fall decore

Learn How to Attract Fall Birds to Your Washington Backyard

Fall in Washington is the perfect time for bird watching. Birds are passing through as they migrate south. Follow these tips to attract birds to your backyard.
September 28, 2020

Could Your Washington Lawn Be Suffering From Compacted Soil? Find Out!

After a summer full of activities, you yard may need aeration and overseeding. Learn how to tell, what both entails and call Colonial Lawn and Garden.
August 24, 2020

Low Budget Ways To Keep Your Gardens Watered

A problem all Washington gardeners face is irrigation. Read on for do-it-yourself methods to creating your own irrigation system. When you are ready for a professionally installed system, contact Colonial Lawn and Garden.
July 27, 2020

Best Trees to Plant in Washington

To a tree lover, Washington is paradise. Our mountains and valleys are literally covered in a variety of different trees. Homeowners like to bring a part of nature to their yard by planting trees. Trees don’t just add aesthetic value to your property, but they also provide fresh air, cooling shade, and homes for birds. Here is a list of the most popular types of trees to plant in Washington yards.
June 22, 2020

Summer Mosquito Control in Washington

Here in Washington, there is plenty to do outside in the summer. Unfortunately, our dense forests and wet climate have made our state a hotbed for mosquitoes and the diseases they carry. So before you head out to enjoy that backyard barbecue or camping trip in the woods, be sure you are protected from these annoying insects.
May 18, 2020
tree scale insects on a branch

Identifying Tree Scale in Washington

Of all the pests that can affect Washington trees, there is none more strange or unique than scale insects. Scale insects do not resemble insects in the traditional sense, which makes them extremely difficult to spot unless you know exactly what you are looking for.
April 24, 2020

3 Spring Tree Care Tips for Washington Homeowners

This is a critical time for our trees. As they wake up, the trees are vulnerable to a number of threats. That’s why it’s crucial to properly maintain and care for the trees and shrubs on your property. Giving the tree a healthy spring is the best way to ensure a strong and healthy year. Here are the three best tips for spring tree care in Washington.
March 30, 2020
These spring sprinkler system start up tips will have your sprinklers up and running in no time.

Spring Sprinkler System Start-Up Tips for a Safe Start to the Year

Spring here in Washington is just around the corner and that means it’s time to prepare to start-up your sprinkler system. Irrigation is one of the most important elements of an effective and efficient lawn care program. Because of this, it’s important to treat your irrigation system with care, ensuring it’s working properly for years to come. Here are a few tips on spring sprinkler system start-up to help you safely start up your sprinklers and start watering your Washington lawn.
February 17, 2020
Snow mold identification is essential to protecting your Selah, WA lawn from this nasty, cold weather fungus.

Snow Mold Identification and Prevention in Washington State

When the warmer temperatures of spring return, it’s not uncommon to find gray or pink web-like fungal growths on your lawn. Snow mold is a big problem for Washington lawns in the spring, causing a decline in health for your grass and even plant death. Winter kill, caused by snow mold, can set your lawn up for an unhealthy year of constant struggle. Here are a few tips on snow mold identification, treatment, and prevention here in Washington.
January 15, 2020

It’s Time to Figure Out Your 2020 Lawn Care Game Plan

Now that we’re in the new year, it’s a perfect time to start preparing. Coming up with your 2020 lawn care game plan will help you give your lawn the best year of care possible. Here are a few of our top tips for setting up your 2020 lawn care game plan for the best possible results.
December 9, 2019
The gift of a professional lawn program is the best gift for homeowners in Richland, WA.

Give the Brilliant Gift of a Professional Lawn Program This Holiday Season

Year-round lawn maintenance can be tough, especially if you don’t have the time, energy, or patience to give the necessary care. That’s why, here at Colonial Lawn & Garden, we think a professional lawn care program makes the perfect holiday gift. Give the gift of an effortlessly green and healthy lawn from Colonial Lawn & Garden this holiday season.
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