If you're like most modern homeowners, you love the feeling of soft, velvety green grass beneath bare feet during a warm day in summer — yet you really dislike the feeling your get when you step on something slick and slimy hidden in your lawn. Yet, this scenario is all too often the case with those who've allowed fungal pathogens to gain a foothold in their yard and garden areas. If you'd like to avoid fungal infestations in your yard, read on for tips and tricks designed to keep your outdoor living space fungus-free.
18 March 2019
Many major appliances are now being made with internet capabilities, which allow them to perform a wider range of functions when compared to their older counterparts, and irrigation systems are no different. "Smart" irrigation systems are able to connect to your wireless network, giving them increased functionality and effectiveness when compared to their older, low-tech precursors. Understanding some of the advantages associated with a smart irrigation system can help you figure out if they are the right fit for your landscaping and watering needs.
26 June 2018
Bad weather can destroy the interior and exterior of a house in no time, especially if a homeowner hasn't taken protective measures. The worst thing about storms is that they are natural and can develop when least expected. Although preventing a storm from developing isn't something can do, you can still reduce the risk of it causing severe damage to your property. For instance, proper care and maintenance for your trees can make them strong enough to withstand various types of storms.
6 May 2018
Now that spring is here, you're probably looking forward to spending more time outdoors -- but like most homeowners, you don't enjoy spending time in a yard that hasn't been well-maintained. After all, it's hard to relax when the appearance of your yard suggests that landscaping chores have been neglected. Here's what you should be doing in your yard at the beginning of spring to ensure that you can sit back and enjoy the results this summer.
21 March 2018
The time to begin preparing your lawn for a new season of growth is upon you, and it is a good time to review tips for good lawn maintenance. Here is some insight to get your lawn ready in the spring with appropriate mowing, watering, fertilization, and other health-promoting tasks so you can have a beautiful lawn all summer. Prepare Fertilization Schedule You can begin to prepare your first fertilization on your lawn in early spring before the lawn begins to grow and the soil has warmed up.
16 March 2018
When you need to get the most out of your landscape, the best thing you can do for yourself is to hire companies that can assist you, while also getting your own ongoing education. As a homeowner tip, one of the best things you can do is get your erosion issues under control. Failing to handle your landscape erosion can make it difficult to maintain your lawn, so follow the tips below to keep your erosion issues at bay.
15 February 2018
Flagpoles allow you to display your patriotism for a country, but most homeowners leave them to stand alone. While flags become the main focal point, they are constructed from bare metal or fiberglass, and the commonly stand over twenty-five feet. Landscaping around the pole helps to soften the pole height and blandness, and add interest to the landscape. Follow these suggestions to landscape around the flagpole. Prepare to Landscape Around the Pole
2 February 2018
Blanket mulches are similar to how they sound. These mulches are made from sheets of material and may be made out of plastic or organic materials. Blanket mulches are primarily used to form a weed barrier by being unrolled and spread over a garden bed. Knowing more about blanket mulches will help you know how they fit into your garden. Plastic Blanket Mulches Traditional blanket mulches are rolls of plastic sheeting designed for use in garden beds.
31 December 2017
Sometimes, tree removal leaves you with a stubborn stump sticking up in the middle of your lawn. What are some of the options to help get rid of the stump? You may want to consider bringing it, digging it up or having a stump removal service grind the stump down into mulch-like material. Here are some tips that will help you deal with the stubborn stump that is left behind after having a tree removal done:
16 December 2017
If you are going to be purchasing a living evergreen tree to decorate your home this holiday season and plan on replanting the tree outdoors in the spring where a damaged shrub is currently located, use the tips below to help you care for the living tree while it is in your home and remove and dispose of the shrub in preparation for the replanting of the tree next spring:
30 November 2017