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Founded in 1997, Sprigs & Twigs, Inc. is an award-winning leader in the creation and care of beautiful outdoor living spaces throughout southeastern Connecticut, southern Rhode Island and surrounding communities. We are stewards of our environment specializing in organic and eco-friendly land care.

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Ask The Landscape Professional

"Ask The Landscape Professional" is a weekly series by Master Gardener Linda K. Lillie, President and Senior Designer at Sprigs & Twigs. It is published weekly in The Day and other regional newspapers covering a variety of Landscape, Maintenance, Lawn Care, and Tree Care topics.

QUESTION:
Dear Linda - I really enjoy your weekly column. My question started in the spring of last year. I tilled an area that had been crabgrass and weeds. I tilled it pretty deep and prepared it with homemade compost and top soil. As it appears now, it is once again filled with weeds and grasses of all kinds. The flowers I planted look sorely out of place. Why did this happen? How can I keep a garden and not "weed central"? Thanks, Margaret

ANSWER:
Hi Margaret,
I am not a big fan of tilling soil for four different reasons:

1) All soils have billions of dormant weed seeds in them; some of these seeds have been there for many, many years. Once the soil is disturbed (by tilling), some of those weed seeds are brought near the surface where the combination of good soil, compost, sunlight and warmth creates the perfect environment for them to grow and take over the garden bed.

2) Tilling the soil destroys the structure... (read more)

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I just wanted to express my thanks for the absolutely beautiful landscaping project you just completed at my house! I especially appreciate the extremely professional manner everything was handled from your initial consultation, design process and installation. Please extend my thanks to everyone on the team.

Ann

Dear Linda & Crew - Thank you for my beautiful & so much more than I expected landscape. I've been waiting a long time for this & now thanks to you and your company, I'm completely happy I chose you! Just what I needed - natural & unassuming. Great job! Well done to all of you!

Dee C.

Sprigs & Twigs is easy to work with and the people sincerely care about the client's garden and the work that they do. I am impressed by the punctuality, professionalism and hard work of the gardening crew. Additionally, they are knowledgeable in plants and their cultural requirements which is most important!

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