3 Tips For Ideal Lawn Care


When you need to be sure that you are getting the most out of your lawn care, there are a number of steps that you will want to focus on. The health of your lawn is of the utmost importance, since it is its own ecosystem that must be tended to. Proper lawn care will help you to maintain the overall value of your property and will give you some excellent curb appeal.

15 December 2016

Own A Vacation Rental? Make Use Of Routine Lawn Maintenance To Make It Easier


Going on vacation is exciting, especially when it is in your vacation home. You know it will have everything you need to enjoy your time from the first day to the last day. But, when you go back home, you might use the property as an opportunity to generate income by renting it out to other vacationers. To maximize occupancy and receive glowing reviews, you must take great care of the property.

29 September 2016

3 Reasons to Utilize a Landscape Service


One of the most useful services that you can take advantage of as a homeowner is a landscape service, mostly because of the many ways in which they can assist you. Listed below are just a few of the reasons to consider utilizing a landscape service. Recommend the Appropriate Plant Types for Your Area One of the biggest reasons to utilize a landscape service is that they can provide you with recommendations for the most appropriate plant types and species for your area.

1 September 2016

Tips For Affordable Kid-Friendly Landscape Designs Using Sand


Creating a backyard that your kids will never find boring can be challenging, especially if you are trying to do so on a budget. You may not have the cash for buying things like large inflatable jumpy-houses or playhouses. However, you can create some play areas in your backyard that will not be cost-effective but they will also fuel your kids' imagination for hours and hours. Check out these kid-friendly landscape designs using sand.

8 August 2016

Three Lawn Mower Maintenance Tips


Mowing your grass is one of the more routine aspects of lawn maintenance that you will need to do. Unfortunately, it can be fairly easy to make mistakes when it comes to storing your lawn mower. This can cause performance issues and malfunctions to develop. However, you may be able to help reduce the odds of encountering these issues by making sure to use these three lawn mower maintenance tips.

1 August 2016

Three Myths About Watering Your Lawn


Many homeowners are concerned about water conservation while trying to maintain a green lawn, and knowing when the lawn should be watered and how much can sometimes be challenging. On top of this, there are many myths about the best watering techniques. Here are three myths you should know about: Wilting Means Your Plants Aren't Getting Enough Water:  Once you notice that your plants are wilting, you may begin to think that you need to increase the amount of water your lawn is getting daily.

21 July 2016

What Is Polymeric Sand?


Though it's a very useful product for property owners with paver patios, many people have never heard of polymeric sand. Knowing what polymeric sand is, what it can do for your paver patio and how to install it can help you take care of your patio this summer. What is polymeric sand? Polymeric sand is a product made of silica and other additives. When used to fill the joints between patio pavers, polymeric sand binds together to form a tough binding agent.

29 June 2016

Tips For Using Your Sprinkler System Effectively


A sprinkler system can save your yard and keep it looking robustly green all throughout the year. Since it takes the guesswork out of keeping the grass watered and also eliminates the hassle of the hose method, having a sprinkler system can be a homeowner's best friend. What a lot of people don't know is that having a sprinkler system can even reduce the amount of water you need to use on your lawn, which can result in financial savings on the water bill.

29 May 2016

3 Reasons Your Landscaping Contractor May Disagree With What You Want


You've done your homework, know what plants and features you want in your landscape, and have even sketched out a tentative plan to give your contractor. You show it to him and he immediately tries to sell you on something completely different. He's not just being perverse; there are usually legitimate reasons for his recommendations. Your Plan Does Not Comply With Codes or HOA Guidelines First and foremost, the law must be obeyed.

11 April 2016

Three Reasons Why You Would Want To Use Hydroseeding To Jumpstart Your Growing Season


Whether you are trying to grow an entire yard of new grass, a bumper crop of feed corn or a garden of wildflowers, you probably want to get your seeds in the ground as soon as possible. Sometimes the best-laid planting plans do not always work out. That is when hydroseeding may be an effective option. Here are three reasons why you would want to use hydroseeding to jumpstart your growing season this year.

21 February 2016