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.
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.
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.
15 July 2017
Office plants are a great way to add natural greenery to your office. If you are planning on having office plants, then you know that the kind you choose have to be hardy enough to withstand an office environment. This means plants having ones which can survive with low light as well as being bumped and bruised by office traffic. Fortunately, there are a number of plants that do very well in the office without a lot of sunlight.
12 July 2017
If you have an old tree close to your house, you may start to suspect that its age has taken its toll on the tree's ability to stay strong and healthy. If so, look for the following two warning signs that it is time to have your old tree removed before it dies or becomes so damaged that it falls on your home. Bulge of Soil Forms at the Base of the Tree
8 June 2017
Whether you live in the deep woods or just on the edge of town, you likely face the threat of wildfire reaching your home. And, while all homeowners can be affected by fire, fast-moving and often difficult-to-fight wildfires are an even scarier danger than normal. So, how can you take steps to protect your home? Here are four top ways. Install Hardscape Immediately around your home and other outbuildings, it's best to remove most greenery that can catch fire and replace it with attractive hardscape features.
3 June 2017
Whether it's the warm Gulf waters or the dramatic Pacific Northwest coast, living by the shoreline is a dream come true for many people. And, while it's certain to bring a lifetime of happy memories, seaside life can have some unique challenges for your outdoor landscape and hardscape. What are these challenges, and how you can you meet them? Here are 4 of the most common. Erosion Between the wind, the rain, and the saltwater lapping at your shores, coastal environments can erode quickly and steadily.