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Spring Yard Preparation

March 25th, 2024|

Spring Yard Preparation: A Comprehensive Guide Spring is just around the corner, and it’s time to wake up your yard from its winter slumber. Whether you have a sprawling lawn or a cozy balcony garden, these essential steps will help you prepare your outdoor space for the vibrant season ahead. Get ready for your spring yard cleanup! 1. Spring Cleanup Start by removing fallen [...]

Drip Irrigation Basics

October 5th, 2023|

Drip Irrigation Basics Drip Irrigation Systems Basics There are several different watering methods for homeowners to choose from: spraying from a handheld hose, using a sprinkler (with or without a timer), and a good old-fashioned watering can. But for larger gardens, a drip irrigation system can save time and effort and can water your garden efficiently and thoroughly. It's a fairly high-tech option, and [...]

Xeriscape Landscaping Basics

March 4th, 2023|

Xeriscape Landscaping Basics Xeriscape landscaping or, simply, "xeriscaping," by definition is landscaping designed specifically for areas that are susceptible to drought, or for properties where water conservation is practiced. Derived from the Greek xeros meaning "dry," the term means literally "dry landscape." A common element in xeriscape landscaping is the reduction of lawn grass areas since lawn grass is often one of the worst [...]

Snow Removal Tips

February 16th, 2023|

Snow Removal Tips Treat the Surface With a De-Icer Regular maintenance done to preventatively prepare the driveway surface for snowfall can go a long way in helping keep the accumulation at bay. Many de-icing products are intended to cure ice buildup and simultaneously make it easier to get through the winter without needing to shovel your driveway. This method works most reliably in geographies [...]

What To Consider When Buying A Snow Blower

February 16th, 2023|

What to Consider When Buying a Snow Blower Are you considering buying a snowblower? When looking to buy a snowblower there are a few things to consider. Cost This is a time when you get what you pay for. Consider how often you will use it, how much snow you will end up getting each year, and how much effort you would want to [...]

Winter Landscape and Lawn Care

February 2nd, 2023|

Winter Landscape and Lawn Care The winter season is an ideal time to prepare your lawn and landscaping for the inevitable growing season. Some thoughtful care now can make all the difference when the seasons change. Although it may not look like much is happening in your winter landscape, your plants are working quite hard below the surface. Even during the winter months, plants need to absorb adequate [...]

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