Cleaning Up Your Own Backyard

  • Sod Preparation And Installation Tips For A Successful New Lawn

    27 April 2021

    Installing a new lawn in your yard is a great improvement for your property and the use and enjoyment of your yard, and sod gives you near-instant gratification. Here are some recommendations for a successful sod installation in your yard. Complete Your Prep Work Before your sod arrives, you need to look at the installation site and make sure it is completely ready. This may mean installing a sprinkler system to water your sod as soon as you install it, but it should also include preparing the soil.

  • Paver Options To Give Outdoor Spaces Custom Surfaces

    23 April 2021

    If you want to add custom surfaces to outdoor spaces, pavers are the perfect solution. You have choices for the different types of pavers, styles, and designs that can be created with these surfaces. Thus, you may want to start planning a paver installation project to make over your outdoor areas. The following options will help you create the surfaces for your outdoor spaces: Conventional Brick Pavers for Outdoor Surfaces

  • Floating Sod: What It Is and How to Prevent It

    16 March 2021

    A common problem when installing a sod lawn is an issue called "floating sod." This occurs when the sod floats on top of the soil instead of making full contact. Signs of Floating Sod It can be difficult to recognize that the sod isn't in full contact until several days after installation. One common symptom is that it is taking more water to keep the grass green compared to the watering schedule recommended by your installer.

  • Tree Trimming Tips To Save Your Tree

    16 December 2020

    Tree trimming should be left to the professionals, as you could end up damaging your tree and causing your tree to die. Tree trimming is important and should be done in order to keep your tree healthy. It can also help prevent dangerous situations such as large, heavy branches falling off and hurting someone or causing damage. Tree trimming can save your tree, but it needs to be done properly. Read on for tree trimming tips.

  • Everything You Need To Know About Edging Your Lawn

    12 November 2020

    Keeping your yard looking neat and tidy is every homeowner's goal. One of the easiest ways to do this is with low-maintenance lawn edging.  What is lawn edging? Lawn edging is when you dig a small, but defined trench between the grass of your lawn and your garden beds. The goal is to keep the grass contained on its side and the mulch in your garden bed contained on the other.

  • Purchasing A New Home? 2 Tips On Designing The Landscaping

    8 October 2020

    If you are purchasing a new home, you want to do everything you can to ensure the home is perfect for you and your family. Once you get everything inside done, you can move your attention to the outside and design your landscaping. The exterior of your home is the first thing people see when they drive up so you should do what you can to make the landscaping beautiful. Below is more information about this so you can be proud of your home.

  • 5 Tips for Taking Care of Your Trees This Fall

    22 September 2020

    Fall is the perfect time for you to give your trees some extra attention. A little extra care in the fall can help them thrive throughout the year. Tip #1: Put Some Mulch Around Your Trees Get your trees prepared for the winter by putting organic mulch around the base. When you place the mulch around them, don't place the mulch right up against the trunk. Instead, give the mulch a few niches of breathing space around the trunk.

  • Here's Why It's Important To Mow Your Lawn Regularly

    14 August 2020

    When you own a home, it's important that you not only care for regular home maintenance but that you also take care of your whole property. Many homeowners fall behind on landscaping tasks because they just don't have the time to keep up all on their own. If you fail to mow your lawn regularly or take care of other landscaping needs, your lawn and property can quickly get out of order.

  • Thinking About A Custom Landscape? 3 Things To Keep In Mind

    10 July 2020

    Landscaping is more critical than you may realize. The right landscaping can significantly enhance your home's appeal and increase its value. Landscaping can also add privacy and keep you safer in your home. Things like lighting and fencing can have a significant impact. While you can tackle landscaping yourself, you may want to consider hiring a professional. Custom landscaping that is specially created for your property is an excellent option. Here's what you need to keep in mind when it comes to custom landscaping services.

  • 4 Reasons Tree Trimming is Important for the Grounds of Your Professional Building

    25 June 2020

    If you own or manage a professional building, it's important to keep the grounds welcoming and tidy to make a good impression on clients. While trees add beauty to a property, they can also cause some problems if you don't have them trimmed regularly. Here's why tree trimming is important for the land around your professional building. Thinned Branches Allow More Light In A tree that's left to grow wild can have dense branches that block most of the light.