Newsletters   >>   May 2012 Newsletter (vol.7)




Memorial Day was originally created to honor Union soldiers who had died while fighting in the Civil War. Because of this, southern states did not observe Memorial Day until after World War I, when the holiday was expanded to include soldiers from all wars.


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Keeping Up with the Joneses

House with landscaping


Are you trying to keep up with the Joneses for that picture perfect lawn? Lawn care can be an overwhelming, time consuming, and expensive project, especially since everyone recommends completely different programs and cultural practices.  So, for the average homeowner that wants to tackle it without having a horticulture degree and without breaking the bank, Hummert prescribes an easy to follow Dyna-Green program.

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Great Product: The Gardener's Hollow Leg

Gardeners Hollow Leg

$5.00 Off Gardener's Hollow Leg Coupon Available - 
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It's Not Too Late: Plan For Fall Sales



Spring is almost over and summer will be in full swing very soon. It is time to start thinking about possible profits for fall, and a profitable fall begins with mums. It is not too late to order garden mum cuttings to grow for your fall sales. There are many varieties available, order now. It is not too late!

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Did Your Weeds Escape?

Weed Field


Did you have weeds escape your pre-emergent application? Here are three recipes to help beat the weeds.

Hummert’s Quincept Recipe:

Post emergent herbicide for crabgrass and broadleaves.

Apply no more than twice per year.

Hummert’s Dismiss Recipe:
Post emergent herbicide for yellow nutsedge control.

  • 1 gallon of water
  • 0.092-0.18 fluid oz. of Dismiss


Hummert’s Prosedge Recipe:

Post emergent herbicide for sedges control.

Insect Alert: Spider Mites

Spider Mite


We’ve heard from several growers that spider mites are appearing a tad earlier than last year. If the warm, dry weather sticks around we’re bound to see increased populations appear in what feels like overnight. What may seem like a slight infestation can explode into a severe problem. Scout regularly and react as soon as you see signs of damage. Spider mites reproduce and develop at an extremely fast rate, so it is important to stay alert!

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Sell Direct

Farmer's Market Photo


Farmers Market season is here! It is an exciting time for individual vendors, as well as customers. Whether you sell meat, handmade farmstead cheeses, eggs, bread, jewelry or crafts, the start to your busy season is here. As the summer season of one of the oldest forms of direct marketing by small farmers kicks off, it is time to think, are you ready?

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Hummert's Grand Expo 2012

Hummert's Grand Expo September 12-13