Every Day is Earth Day: Backing Our Bees

Apr. 23rd, 2019 by W Scott McAdam Jr.

Earth Day, officially, was this past Monday.

But at McAdam, we take our role as environmental stewards seriously and see every day as an opportunity to protect our planet.

That includes preserving and protecting bees. One of the most vulnerable species, bees benefit from two apiaries on the grounds of our headquarters. Here are other fascinating facts about these pollinators, as found at EarthDay.org:

Join Us Saturday, Oct. 20th: McAdam Pumpkin Party

Oct. 11th, 2018 by W Scott McAdam Jr.

It’s just around the corner: the McAdam Pumpkin Party is back on Saturday, October 20th, from Noon to 3 p.m.

Hayrides, painted faces, a pumpkin painting station, a spooky story time and sweet treats are the main ingredients. The Pumpkin Party is for kids of all ages and is open to the entire community—and it’s all free.

During the event, we will also have huge fall discounts on all in stock trees, shrubs, and perennials.

Get Ready for Fall Seeding Season

Aug. 8th, 2018 by W Scott McAdam Jr.

The area experienced record-setting rainfall in May and an extraordinarily wet June. During that time, fungus—which thrives in wet, cool weather—was masked by the equally thriving turf.

But with an exceptionally dry spell over the past five or six weeks, stress from drought has descended and the prevalent underlying damage is now plainly apparent.

At this point, the centerpiece of your game plan should be a seeding project between mid-August and Labor Day weekend. A 21-day growth period from germination to full growth is normal, after which you can mow for the first time.

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