2019

  • How To Prepare Your Yard For New Sod

    Installing sod is one of the easiest ways to create a new yard. With sod, you instantly get a new yard. However, if you want that yard to take root and last, you need to properly prepare the yard before putting down the new sod. Get Rid of Large Debris First, you need to get rid of all the large debris in you yard. That means picking up all the sticks and branches that are in the yard area. [Read More]

  • Trimming Evergreen Trees

    Certain evergreen trees, particularly varieties of thuja, yews, and junipers, are traditionally pruned to give them a more pleasing shape and to guard against damage and disease. The varieties that require regular pruning have full, cylindrical or rounded shapes, as opposed to the naturally pleasing pyramidal shapes of pines, spruces, and firs. It's important that these trees are trimmed correctly, however, or you be doing more harm than good. Don't Cut Into Old Wood [Read More]

  • What To Do With A Dead Tree In Your Yard

    It can be heartbreaking to a homeowner to watch a beautiful tree in their yard decline and begin to die. Not only will it affect the appearance of your yard, you also have to decide what to do with the dead tree. The following will provide some options for handling this situation. Wildlife habitat A dead tree provides important habitat for wildlife. Insects make these trees their home. Then, woodpeckers feed upon the insects. [Read More]

  • Eager to Get Landscaping Done in a Rainy Climate? 3 Ways to Ensure Proper Drainage

    Making improvements to the landscaping of your yard can make a big difference in how much you want to enjoy spending time outside. Improvements can also add some curb appeal for your home. If you're interested in having landscaping done, but are hesitant due to living somewhere that gets a lot of rainfall, there are several projects that you should consider so that the landscaping is done properly and that you won't struggle with water pooling up in the yard. [Read More]