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What to Plant & What to Pull this Spring

Spring is finally in full swing here in Pennsylvania! Tulips are in peak bloom and everyone is preparing their landscaping for the warm months ahead. If you haven’t begun working on your landscaping, now is the time to do so! April has brought plenty of rain so it’s time to plant and get things growing. But, what do you plant and what do you pull? To enhance the look of your lawn and landscaping, work with a landscaping professional here at Root’s Nurseries and we can get your property set up with all sorts of new flowering trees and shrubbery. We are the landscaping experts for Lititz and are here to offer you some tips to help you know what to plant and what weeds to pull this spring. 

Spring Landscaping

Trees & Shrubbery

Help enhance your landscaping with new trees and shrubbery to provide a variety of benefits from much needed shade to splashes of color. The expert staff at Root’s Nurseries can enhance your outdoor living area with plantings for four-season enjoyment. Our landscaping professionals can recommend the right plants for your unique property and landscaping. We offer a wide variety of deciduous and evergreen trees, including:

  • Birch
  • Blue Spruce
  • Black Gum
  • Cherry
  • Crabapple
  • Dogwood
  • Elm
  • Honey Locust
  • Lilac
  • Maple
  • Norway Spruce
  • Oak
  • Weeping Willows
  • White Spruce
  • and much more!


It is important to protect your beautiful new trees and landscaping from the harmful effects of weeds. 

In fact, did you know that one single weed is capable of producing as many as 250,000 seeds? These seeds can survive for a year or can lie in wait for decades. An empty patch of land will quickly become filled with weeds if they are not pulled as soon as they begin sprouting.  Other weed types even have seeds that can come to your lawn by air or can even be brought to a new location by your shoes. As such, you will want to be on top of the very first weeds you encounter. Once you see one, we suggest spraying to kill the weed to the root. Simply pulling can leave roots in the ground which means weeds will just come up again. A landscaping expert at Root’s Nurseries can help you create a weed fighting regimen for your specific lawn.

Are you ready to learn more about landscaping for your Lititz property? Call Root’s Nurseries at 717-898-0041 or you can contact us to get a Free Estimate.

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