Did you know leaving your landscape alone during the winter months is healthy for plants? If you follow this advice, then it’s important to perform a spring clean-up. Here is a spring landscape cleanup checklist to help you decide what projects you should take on this spring to ensure an attractive and healthy landscape.
If you take a ride through a residential neighborhood, you’re bound to see gardens. Some will have rock mulch and some will have bark mulch. It begs the question, which is better? While both alternatives are functional and visually pleasing, the best option comes down to what works best for you and the soil.
Pruning is a horticultural and silvicultural practice involving the selective removal of certain parts of a plant, such as branches, buds or roots. Many experts agree winter is a good time to prune. So, sharpen your shears and prune on a mild day. Cut out dead and diseased branches first. Then remove overgrown branches. Make sure to keep all the branches critical to the structure of the tree.
Americans are busier than ever. Children’s activities take up much of the weekend. Demanding jobs, plus long commutes, make weekday landscaping difficult. So, let’s face it, there’s never enough time for a high maintenance yard. If you you’re looking for low maintenance landscaping ideas for your front yard to free up your time for more fun, read on.
Lawns are an important part of your property. Good lawns improve the appearance and curb appeal of your home. They provide an area to enjoy the outdoors in both the front and back yard, for your family as well as friends and guests. They also act as a watershed for your property, allowing water from impermeable surfaces such as your roof and driveway to be absorbed before they become a problem. However, bad lawns can hurt your home and even cause damage: today we will look at five reasons to grade your yard.