The Ins and Outs of Yard Landscaping

Posted on June 7, 2018 By

Your yard landscaping options are heavily dependent on a few factors. Where you live will determine what kinds of plants you can grow. The slope of your lawn and its soil type will determine how those plants should be watered. The size of the lot and your yard landscaping budget are also significant factors. Additionally,…


Garden Hoses

Posted on June 5, 2018 By

In some areas, an outdoor water hose is more than just a convenience; it’s a way of life. It keeps flowers healthy, kids happy, and vehicles show room sharp. Whether you want a green lawn or a clean car, a garden hose is an excellent tool to keep your property looking its best. Types of…


Do You Need to Hire a Gardener?

Posted on May 8, 2018 By

In these economically uncertain times, everyone is always looking for that really great deal. The ongoing hunt for the ideal gardener for landscape maintenance is no exception. The services offered by different gardeners vary greatly and the lowest price doesn’t always mean the best deal. Value and peace of mind, as well as price, are…


Home Playground Equipment for Your Outdoor Playground

Posted on May 6, 2018 By

If you’re like most people, of the things that matter to you, your family and your home are probably right at the top of your list. Thus, you’re probably constantly looking for ways to improve your home environment. The best home improvement projects tend to double as family improvement projects, and installing an outdoor playground…


Steps to a Backyard Playground for Kids

Posted on April 17, 2018 By

A yard offers enough room for kids to explore and grow without being too far from supervision. Installing a home playground is one way to encourage children to exercise and have fun outdoors. As with anything, however, the best backyard playgrounds are those that have been properly planned out. When changing the landscape of your…


What Should I Do With My Shade Trees After a Storm?

Posted on April 15, 2018 By

Storm damaged trees are something many homeowners will have to deal with at some point. Since storm damaged trees are often an accident waiting to happen, calling for tree damage repair is not something you want to put off once a problem is noticed. Visually inspecting the trees on your property after a storm is…


Why Lawn Aeration is Important

Posted on April 9, 2018 By

Your lawn needs to breathe. Every time you step on your lawn, mow your grass, or allow your children to play in the yard, your lawn soil becomes a little more compacted. Minimal use usually isn’t a significant problem. Seasonal freezing and thawing can help keep your soil loose, as well as the occasional earthworm…


Soil Engineers Perform Soil Testing

Posted on April 8, 2018 By

A soil engineer is someone who conducts soil testing and advises on preventive solutions for problems that may arise from expansive soil, saving the homeowner future difficulties. A soil engineer can be contracted through the architect or builder, or you can contact the engineer directly. It’s important to make sure you hire a soil engineer…


Healing Powers of Outdoor Living

Posted on March 21, 2018 By

The idea that a natural setting is good for the body isn’t a new one. To quote a WebMD article, “A landmark study by Roger S. Ulrich, published in the April 27, 1984, issue of Science magazine, found strong evidence that nature helps heal. Ulrich, a pioneer in the field of therapeutic environments at Texas…


Synthetic Grass Turf

Posted on March 18, 2018 By

While something can be said for thinking green, we can’t ignore the fact that some synthetic alternatives are simply superior to the natural products they replace. A good example is synthetic grass turf. Synthetic grass can be used in play areas, pool surrounds, dog runs, deck covers, patios, and many other areas. For maintenance, beauty,…