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  • How To Stay Safe When Cutting A Mature Tree

    16 October 2017

    The definition for maturity is just as broad for trees as it is for humans. A tree is not considered mature until it can reproduce and bear seeds. After reaching this point, it will continue to grow wider and taller. However, when a tree develops problem, you may want to cut it down. Read on to find out how to stay safe when cutting a mature tree. Check Your Saw For Oil

  • How To Blend Hardscape And Landscape Elements Beautifully

    5 October 2017

    The beauty of a yard doesn't come from a simple expanse of lawn. Rather, an attractive yardscape should include several elements. These can include hardscaping, trees, and other landscaping. The key is to create a beautiful tableau out of your plantlife and hardscaping. Blend these elements together to add curb appeal to your yard. Pick a Hardscape Feature An important part of your tableau is a decorative hardscape feature, which will serve as a focal point.

  • How To Get Your Yard's Soil Ready For A New Lawn

    27 September 2017

    The condition of your lawn or a lack of lawn in your yard can affect the appearance and value of your home. When your home has a full and well-manicured lawn, it improves your home's exterior and also helps cool your home and yard during the hot summer months. Here are some tips to help you prepare your yard's soil for a new lawn to be planted. Clear Vegetation Growth

  • Is Your Lawn Suffering from Soil Erosion?

    19 September 2017

    Soil erosion can be caused by several factors, including water and wind. When it occurs, the viability of the land is sometimes compromised. Greenery, such as trees and shrubs, can be negatively impacted. Therefore, it is important to take steps to control the erosion before it progresses. To help you start, here are some suggestions to avoid and control any erosion that has occurred on your property. Use Mulch One of the simplest ways you can prevent soil erosion is to apply a layer of mulch to areas around trees, shrubs, and other greenery.

  • 5 Important Trends In Modern Landscaping You Should Know

    10 September 2017

    If you're like most modern homeowners, you want your outdoor living space to be comfortable, inviting, and meet the needs of every member of your family. Fortunately, today's landscaping trends reflect the needs and preferences of busy homeowners such as yourself. Following are five important modern landscaping trends that you need to know about: Drought Tolerance Drought tolerant landscaping is not only ecologically smart, it will save you money on utility costs.

  • 3 Tree Removal And Care Keys

    30 August 2017

    Taking care of your trees gives you the chance to keep your landscaping at its best, which makes your property unique, comfortable and valuable. To this end, you'll want to learn a little bit about having trees removed and trimmed and finding the arborists that can get the job done. With this in mind, follow the tips below and use them to get all that you can from your trees and landscaping.

  • Managing Fallen Trees And Limbs After Storms

    25 August 2017

    As hurricanes, tropical depressions, and storms of different types bring devastation and nature's changes to the minds of homeowners, a lot of work goes into preparation, but not enough into cleaning up in the aftermath. Cities have multiple plans in place for certain disaster levels, but do you have an efficient plan for handling damage and debris? To go a bit beyond looking up the number of someone with a saw and a truck, consider a few ways to get better use out of a disastrous situation.