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  • Five Steps To Maintaining Your Lawn In Winter

    19 December 2017

    Snow damage on the lawn can be a major problem in areas that get heavy snowfall. There are several factors of winter snow management that lead to damage. By understanding the causes, you can make an effort to avoid issues. The following tips will help you develop a snow plan that doesn't kill your lawn. #1: Cut in fall properly Long grass is more likely to suffer winter damage in the form of snow mold.

  • 3 Tips To Ensure Your Winter Tree Removal Project Is Trouble-Free

    15 December 2017

    One of the best times of year to do work on trees is during the winter months, since this is when trees are dormant and less likely to be damaged. The winter months are also a good time to consider removing trees that are a hazard. Before you get stared with your winter tree removal project, however, here are some tips that will ensure your project is trouble-free: 1. Treat Disease and Insect Problems During Winter

  • Hard Water: What To Do

    4 December 2017

    One thing you may never have thought to check when purchasing a house was the quality of the water. Other than turning on a few faucets, it just might not be something you thought much about. After moving in, you may start to notice that your laundry isn't as bright as it once was or that it seems to take a lot more body wash to get a good lather. If your faucets and shower heads seem to look somewhat chalky, it could be that your property is dealing with "

  • 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.