Getting Your Yard Ready for Spring

Spring is just around the corner!  Each spring your yard needs some routine yard maintenance. What you do in this spring will help you get your yard in top-shape for this summer. Tips For Cleaning Up Your Lawn This Spring… Prune away dead and damaged branches of trees, shrubs, and grasses.  – Use a small handsaw or clippers to… [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]

Landscaping Tips – How to Water Your Lawn Efficiently

One of our largest frustrations as landscape professionals is to convince owners to pay attention to watering. All plants need water to survive. Time and money can be saved with just a little attention to proper watering practices. It is a basic fact that without water or with too much water all life fails. The… [Read More]

Tips for Watering Your Plants in the Summer

So you invested in creating a great landscape design and everything has been planted.  Now it time to keep your flowers, trees, and bushes healthy and vibrant all summer long by watering them the right way!  You need to water you plants enough to saturate them but then go no further.  Tips for Watering Your Plants… [Read More]

Irrigation Tips to Help Your Yard Look the Best It Can With the Least Amount of Water Necessary!

It’s best to get to know how to change the setting on on your irrigation controller so you can adjust the watering schedule to best support the landscape during different times of the year and your weather. You will also want to make sure you sprinklers are hitting their targets and their you equipment is… [Read More]

Why You Need Professional Snow and Ice Removal Services. Tips on How to Select The Right Company…

If you have customers or employees or vendors that need to get in and out of your parking for you business to succeed then you need Snow and Ice removal services. It’s pretty cut and dry. Leave it to the pros and don’t depend on in-house crews that have other priorities then snow and ice… [Read More]

Enjoy the Winter From Your Backyard: Fire Pits Are Great for Entertaining Family and Friends!

As the cooler weather rolls in, fire pits because great additions to any home by giving the homeowners a chance to enjoy the outdoors beyond the warmer months. It very important to build a fire pit with the right materials that can handle the fires you want to build in it.  Tips For Building the Right… [Read More]

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]