Cleaning Up Your Own Backyard

  • The Summer Lawncare Guide To Survive Droughts And Heatwaves With Green Turf

    22 June 2021

    If you like to have a well-maintained lawn, the summer months can be challenging. Therefore, you want to do some things to help keep the turf green and healthy through heatwaves and droughts. Some of the lawncare that will help you maintain healthy grass include: Dethatch and Overseed Early When the weather is warm enough, you want to dethatch your lawn to remove the old and dead roots. This will allow new shoots of grass blades to come in and make your lawn look greener and healthier.

  • 5 Tips For A Healthy Landscape

    26 May 2021

    A healthy landscape will require less hands-on work to look good, since you won't constantly be trying to treat problems. The following tips can help you achieve lawn and garden health. 1. Plant for the Climate When choosing plants for your landscape, whether it's lawn grass, flowers, or trees, make sure they are well suited to growing in your area. Local nurseries, particularly those that deal in native plants, are an excellent resource.

  • 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.