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Insight To Prepare For And Install Your New Sod Lawn

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A cool, green lawn is one of the best things to help make your outdoor backyard time in the summer more pleasant and enjoyable. When your backyard has shade and a seating area but no lawn or a lawn that leaves much to be desired, you should look at improving the space with a new sod lawn that gives you instant gratification once it has been installed. But it is important that you take the time to prepare well for the lawn, set it right, and take care of it to ensure it takes well to the soil and becomes established. Read More»

Odd Colored Lawns: Troubleshooting Guide

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Color can clue you into problems with your lawn. A healthy lawn should be an even deep green, with the shade of green depending upon the season and the specific variety of grasses. If any of the below colors appear, then you need to take steps to address the issue. Yellow Yellow is the most common color you will find other than green. It typically indicates wither a nutrient deficiency or drought stress. Read More»

3 Ways To Reduce Water Usage Without Sacrificing Lush Landscaping

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When you want to have a lush yard with lots of greenery and plants, you could find that you are spending a lot of time and money on taking care of the landscaping. If you’ve been eager to make improvements to the landscaping and are concerned with your water usage, there’s a lot of things you can do to cut down on your water and ensure that you’re able to enjoy the way your landscaping looks without it costing you a lot of money and time watering. Read More»

Beneficial Elements To Add To Your Yard And Landscaping

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Your yard makes a big difference in the appearance and condition of your home and property. A yard that is unkempt with weeds and shaggy grasses will bring down the value of your home and can make your home look neglected and vacant, which can be a magnet for vandals. Here are some beneficial elements to add into your yard and landscaping to boost its health and appearance and keep up your home’s value. Read More»

Attached Or Free-Standing — Which Pergola Style Is Right For You?

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A pergola is a popular outdoor hardscape feature that can be both beautiful and highly functional. Today’s homeowners have many choices in pergola design and placement. One of the first choices you will need to make about your new feature is whether to install a free-standing version or one attached to your home.  Which is right for you? Here are a few pros and cons of each design option. The Pros and Cons of Standalone Pergolas Read More»

Are You Planning Your Spring Landscaping For 2020?

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If you are already planning your landscaping for 2020, that must mean that you are quite the gardener. After all, summer has just come to a close and leaves are changing, right? Do you already have your 2020 landscaping design completed?  Maybe you are in the organization part of your spring landscaping and you are looking for ideas. If that’s the case, from lawn fertilization services to adding new designs to your garden, here are some ideas that might help you. Read More»

What You Should Know About Hardscaping

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Landscaping plays a major role in your home’s curb appeal. The right landscaping can make your home more attractive and even increase its value. In fact, the right landscaping can add between 5.5 and 12.7 percent in value to your home as compared to no landscaping. Landscaping consists of two components, the softscaping and the hardscaping. The softscaping includes plants, trees, and other living elements. Hardscaping consists of the hard materials found in your landscaping. Read More»

What To Do When A Tree In Your Yard Is Growing Into Power Lines

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Mature trees are valued for their shade and beauty. However, there are times when a tree can grow so large that it becomes a danger. This often happens when trees are planted near power lines. Here’s a look at why trees and electricity aren’t a good match and what to do if your tree is growing into power lines over your property. Why Trees And Power Lines Are A Dangerous Mix Read More»

4 Types of Important Regular Landscaping Maintenance Tasks

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When you ignore your landscaping there are a lot of different problems that can quickly arise. The amount of maintenance, as well as what needs to be done regularly, will depend on the landscaping you have. However, this general guide to routine landscaping maintenance will educate you on the things that you must have done in order to fend off problems and keep your landscape looking good. Lawn mowing Having your lawn mowed on a regular basis not only keeps it looking good, but it also helps the lawn stay healthy, and brings other benefits. Read More»

3 Ways To Get The Most Out Of Your Garden

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If you are interested in developing a green thumb, there are some tips you must know. By learning a bit about the ins and outs of plant care and starting a garden, you will avoid the mistakes that frustrate beginners and cause them to give up. To learn a few good tips to get you started, put these strategies to action.  Know The Benefits You Stand To Gain By Starting A Garden Read More»