Cleaning Up Your Own Backyard

  • Four Tips To Control Weeds In New Sod

    29 May 2020

    A major issue with trying to grow a lawn from seed is that weeds often move in before the grass establishes itself. Planting from sod helps alleviate this issue, but sometimes, weeds can still try to establish themselves before the sod is fully rooted. The following tips can help you prevent weed problems in your new sod. 1. Prepare the Soil Correctly If you had weed problems before you planted the sod, there is an increased chance that you will still have weeds after the sod is down -- unless you are proactive in preventing them.

  • Three Ways That Fake Grass Can Save You Money

    2 April 2020

    Many homeowners are constantly looking for ways to save money around their yards. If you fit this description, you might wish to inquire about replacing your natural grass with fake grass. Also known as artificial turf, fake grass has a realistic appearance and offers a wide range of advantages. One of the most appealing things that you'll find about fake grass is its ability to save you money. While it's true that you'll need to pay for the product and its installation, you won't have ongoing costs afterward.

  • 5 Landscape Design Strategies For Creating A Bird Habitat In Your Yard

    28 February 2020

    If you're like many homeowners, the sight of your feathered friends fluttering among the trees and other vegetation in your yard is something that you enjoy. You probably also like listening to the unique music many songbirds make, especially during the spring and early summer when birds are looking for their mates. Perhaps you even have a bird feeder set up in your outdoor living space. However, you should know that bird feeders often aren't the best approach.

  • Set In Stone: Decorative Masonry Services For Landscaping Purposes

    20 November 2019

    There are all kinds of masonry services available to homeowners, but perhaps the most interesting kind of masonry helps decorate your landscaping. These particular services set up permanent features that enhance your yard and your garden. If you think you would like to know what kinds of things a professional mason can do for your yard, check out the following.  Stepping Stones Old English gardens have stepping stones throughout the landscape.

  • Tree Pruning By The Season

    20 November 2019

    Your landscape trees provide shade in the summer and windbreaks in the winter. Pruning is necessary for making sure the trees are both attractive and safe. Know the trimming needs for your trees for every season so you can make sure that the trees are in the best health possible year-round. Winter Late winter is the time to do major pruning on most trees. Plan to prune before the buds begin to break.

  • Aspects Of Lawn Care That Promote A Healthy Lawn

    9 November 2019

    Proper lawn care requires a time commitment and knowledge about grass and weeds. You may not have the time or interest necessary for growing a lush and healthy lawn. Fortunately, you can hire a lawn care service to maintain your yard so it always looks professionally tended with no effort on your part. Here are some important steps that you or your lawn care service should take to keep your yard in top shape.

  • 4 Ways To Landscape Your Business to Draw Positive Attention

    18 September 2019

    When it comes to landscaping the outside of your business, you need to think beyond just some basic grass. The landscaping outside of your business makes an impression on your customers and can bring in customers or cause them to turn away. Your landscaping really matters. Here are three tricks for creating engaging landscaping in front of your business.  Focus on the Entrance First, you need to make sure you focus your landscaping efforts on the front of the business.

  • Why Is Artificial Grass So Great?

    28 July 2019

    There are many reasons why someone may want to have artificial grass installed. They may be installing a small golf course on their property, they may want to have artificial grass installed around their pool area, or they may want grass installed in another area where grass would never grow. However, there are a lot of benefits to having artificial grass installed that would prove beneficial for any homeowner and you can learn about a lot of those benefits by reading the content you will see provided below.

  • 4 Affordable Green Landscaping Improvements To Makeover Outdoor Spaces This Summer

    27 June 2019

    If your landscaping is old and needs a little care to improve its appearance, there are many renovations and improvements that can be done. Some of these renovations can be costly, so you may want to consider green alternatives to improve the appearance of your outdoor spaces. The following affordable and green landscaping improvements will help give your outdoor spaces a drastic makeover. 1. Go Solar with Outdoor Landscape Lighting to Help Illuminate the Space in Your Garden

  • Three Benefits Of Installing Landscaping Lighting

    28 March 2019

    Your landscape design plays a huge role in the overall appearance of your home, but also has a functional side. The hardscaping installations in your yard allow you to relax and entertain guests outdoors, creating a natural extension from your interior space. Installing lighting in your landscape is a unique way of ensuring that your landscape is both visible and usable at night. Knowing some of the key benefits associated with having lighting installed throughout your landscaping design can help you decide if you should start thinking about installing lights on your property.