Five Winterization Tips For Your Landscaping Beds

With winter arriving, you have one last landscaping task to do before taking the season off. The following five tips will ensure your landscaping looks good through the winter and that it is ready for spring. 1. Clean Out the Annuals Don't leave the old annual flowers from summer languishing in the beds after frost kills them off. Not only does it look bad, but the debris can also harbor pests and diseases, which can return to plague your landscaping next year.

Got A Lot Of Diseased Trees On Your Property? 2 Tips To Clear Them Out

If you have a lot of trees on your property that are diseased, you need to remove them, or the disease will continue to spread. One way to do this is to clear the land to completely remove everything. You can then start fresh again and plant more trees. Below are two tips to help you get this done. Hire a Pro or DIY If you only have a few trees, you may be able to remove them on your own.

Tips To Help You Select The Right Landscaping Service For Your Yard

Your property and yard are a big part of your home's appearance, especially during the warmer months when your lawn is green, your trees are full of leaves, and your shrubbery is trimmed and healthy. You have many options to choose from in terms of selecting a professional landscape service to take care of some or all your yard care tasks. Here are some recommendations to help you know what to look for in your landscaping professional and their services as you are shopping for a yard care provider.

Boring Office Landscape? Liven It Up With A Seasonal Color Program

Does your office landscape need a pick-me-up? You could spend a fortune redesigning the space, adding features, or bringing in hardscape to make it more attractive. Or you could make use of a seasonal color program. What is a seasonal color program? And how can it help you? Here are a few answers. How a Seasonal Color Program Works A seasonal color program is a strategy of replacing intense sections of colorful greenery and flowers as each blooming season comes to an end.

Updates You Can Make To Your Backyard Concrete Patio

Your backyard space can be boring without any potted plants, an attractive seating area, an umbrella-covered table, and an outdoor grill. However, once you have these elements added to your backyard patio, be sure you update your concrete patio to make it more fabulous looking. Here are some recommendations for improvements to make to your concrete patio so it looks great. Apply Stain and Sealant A plain-colored concrete patio in your backyard will look dirty and stained, and it can bring down the entire appearance of your space.

2 Things A Tree Trimming Service Can Help You With

You may love having all kinds of beautiful trees in your yard, but all those beautiful trees come with problems, like branches that could fall off, or getting sick and rotting and dying. When that happens, those beautiful trees can become a huge problem, and could end up falling on your house, car, or power lines. If you are worried about that happening, there are things that you can do about that.

Landscape Edging Options Explained

Are you tired of weeds and lawn grasses invading your flower beds and tree islands? If so, then it is time to install edging. The following guide will help you choose and install the best edging for your landscape needs. Basic Edging Types Edging can be placed into two main categories — trench edging or material edging. Trench edging options require little more than a shovel or edger and a bit of labor.

How To Establish Grass On A Slope

Do you dream of a beautiful green lawn but have issues due to a hill or major slope on your property? It can seem like nothing can stop the erosion and you will never be able to establish grass on your sloped lawn, but there are strategies that can help you overcome this challenge. Sod vs. Seed The main issue with seed is that it tends to wash away when it's applied on a slope.

3 Fantastic Uses For Compost

Compost is often used in gardening and landscaping applications. It's a rich, fertile substance that can look a lot like soil, and it's made from organic matter that has been allowed to decompose in controlled conditions. It's an inexpensive and natural addition to any backyard, lawn, or garden. Here are four ways compost can improve the landscaping in your yard or garden: 1. Aerate your soil. The act of mixing compost into your yard can aerate your soil.

Buying Land? Benefits Of An ALTA Survey

If you are purchasing land, you are likely spending a lot of money. Because of this, you want everything to go perfectly. One thing you can do to help with this is to have an ALTA land survey done on the property. Below is information about what an ALTA survey is, as well as the benefits of having this survey done on your property.  ALTA Survey An ALTA survey is hiring a surveyor to check the boundaries on a property.