Winter Is Hard On Trees and Scrubs – Follow These Tips To Help Them Come Back Healthy Next Spring…

Cold temperatures can damage plants in several ways. Plants that are not hardy will be killed or injured during the winter unless protected. Injury is more prevalent and more severe when low temperatures occur in early fall or late spring, when there is little or no snow cover during the winter or when low temperatures… [Read More]

Landscaping Tips – To Rake Or Not To Rake… How Do Falling Leaves Affect Your Lawn’s Health?

If you grew up in a neighborhood with lots of trees, chances are you had to put in plenty of hours each fall raking them all together, bagging them up, and then sending them off somewhere, most likely to the landfill. With the weather getting colder and the sun is out less, your lawn can… [Read More]

How Much Does Commercial Landscaping Cost? Tips For Comparing Commercial Landscape Maintenance Bids…

Contractors often return a bid in a nice folder prepared on a standard template that is used for bids. It is time to think outside of the box! You need to be sure that your formal bid addresses many of the concerns and needs that were brought to your attention during a fact finding session… [Read More]

How a Proactive Pest Management Approach Helps Your Landscaping Efforts More Then Using Chemicals Alone

Integrated Pest Management (IPM) is a sustainable approach to managing pests by combining biological, cultural, physical and chemical tools in a way that minimizes economic, health, and environmental risks. When it comes to our landscapes, we tend to focus more on the beauty and appearance of our properties and neglect the fact that our landscapes… [Read More]

Using Landscaping to Increase the Property Value of Your Home

Landscaping additions will boosts your curb appeal and your property value. The more mature your trees and plants are, the more your landscaping will affect the value of your home. A University of Michigan study found that consumers value a landscaped home 11.3 percent more than a home without good landscaping. SmartMoney.com states that hedges alone raise… [Read More]

Lawn Care Tips: How to Prevent and Get Rid of Fungus in Your Lawn

Every lawn has fungus and bacteria living in it and it’s good to have them there so they can help decompose clippings and thatch.  Fungus and bacteria also break-down fertilizers and help your grass get nutrients but some kinds of funguses can bring disease to your grass and plants. Late spring and summer is a… [Read More]