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Natural Backyard Flea And Tick Control

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Nobody wants to deal with the annoyance–and potential danger–of fleas and ticks. When outdoors or hiking, it’s important to protect yourself by using a bug repellent, tucking pant legs into your socks, avoiding long grass, and doing a thorough tick check when you get back inside. However, it’s difficult to take these steps every time you go in your backyard. Instead, use natural flea and tick control that will keep fleas and ticks from entering your yard in the first place. Read More»

3 Things To Consider About Hardscaping

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When it comes to your home’s outdoor space, hardscaping is just as important as landscaping. Hardscaping refers to any “hard” surfaces that are incorporated into your landscape. Some examples include stone or paved walkways, patios, and other elements. Hardscaping can add both function and beauty to your outdoor area. While you will likely want to add a few hardscaping elements to your home’s landscape, there are a few things that you should consider. Read More»

In A Tight Spot—Trends In Small Vegetable Gardening

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There was a time not so long ago when vegetable gardens were kind of like the ugly stepsister of flower gardens. Flowers were proudly displayed all around the front of the house while the vegetables were relegated to a patch of ground somewhere in the back yard. Nowadays, vegetables are enjoying a much more positive reputation as people become more conscious of healthy living and growing their own vegetables has become a popular trend. Read More»

4 Tips To Get Ready For Summer With A New Swimming Pool Installation

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Soon, summer is going to be here, but do you have a pool to cool off in? When it comes to swimming pool installation, there are choices like inground or above-ground; salt filtration or sand filters, and the pool decking services. Here are some tips that will help with these decisions to make your pool installation easier: 1. Choices of Inground And Above-Ground Pool Installations When you get ready for your swimming pool installation, there is the option of inground and above-ground pools and each have their benefits. Read More»

Things To Know About Soil Aeration

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Lawn care is a topic that can be essential to caring for your landscaping. While homeowners may assume that caring for a lawn will only require them to water and mow it, aerating the ground can also be an important type of maintenance to perform. For homeowners that are not particularly informed about this type of maintenance, it can be worthwhile to learn more. Understand The Problems Aeration Can Help To Correct Read More»

3 Crucial Things To Do For Your Yard This Spring

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When spring rolls around, make sure that you are ready to take care of your yard. Spring is the time of year when your lawn needs a little love and care. Taking care of your yard properly in the spring will help ensure that your yard is ready to look great by the time that summer rolls around. Rake Your Yard One of the first things you need to do is rake your yard. Read More»

Three Factors You Should Look For In A Corporate Holiday Decor Rental Company

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If you are looking to decorate your corporate business or office for the holidays, you have two options. You can purchase decor or you can rent the decor. Renting decor has a lower upfront cost and allows you to change up your decorations from year to year. If you are looking to rent corporate holiday decor, here are three factors you should consider when you are selecting a company to rent from. Read More»

5 Tips For Mowing Your Lawn

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Mowing the lawn may seem like the most straightforward of tasks. You fire up the lawnmower and go for it. Well, that action does result in a mowed lawn. However, how you mow can spell the difference between a good and a great lawn — or one that’s just meh. If you mow correctly, you can maintain your lawn so it’s healthy and thick enough to prevent weeds from taking root. Read More»

3 Irrigation Tips To Keep Your Landscaping Green All Year

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If you want to have green landscaping all year, there are few things that are as important as proper watering. Irrigation systems help ensure your lawn gets the right amount of water to keep grass green and plants healthy. There are several types of irrigation systems that you may want to consider, such as drip irrigation, conventional sprinklers and even grey water irrigation. Here are a few tips that will help ensure your landscaping stays green all year: Read More»

4 Ways To Keep Your Mower From Premature Equipment Repair

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One infographic says that the average American adult spends about nine minutes every day on gardening/lawn tasks. While that may not seem like a lot, it can really add up over time. This same infographic also states that the top activity that people spend their time on is mowing. Because so much effort is put into mowing, it’s vital that you keep your mower in good repair. Good habits and maintenance not only improve mower longevity, they’re better for your grass and for your safety! Read More»