Guide For Beginning Landscapers: How To Resurface Your Lawn Before You Put Sod Down
4 May 2016
The spring season is a good time to remove an old weedy lawn and replace it with fresh sod. You have to remove the old lawn and resurface it before you lay the new sod. Removing the old lawn and preparing the surface is necessary to keep the sod pieces flat as you lay them down on the lawn and to help the roots of the grass in the sod grow into the dirt on the lawn.
Allergic To Fire Ants? Let Professionals Take Care Of Your Lawn
3 May 2016
Taking care of your lawn might seem like a simple task, but it may be something that you need to be cautious about doing. Working in the front or backyard is one of the easiest ways to expose yourself to insects that can bite and cause allergic reactions. Fire ants have painful stings, and it is not uncommon for those who are allergic to experience major swelling. If you are allergic to fire ant bites and have lots of mounds in your yard, you should get professional lawn care to handle all of your lawn-related needs.
How To Incorporate Trees Into Your Urban Landscaping Project
2 May 2016
When you live in the city, you don't always have the same landscaping options as people in more rural neighborhoods. Smaller yards and greater proximity to other people's property mean less room for tree roots and canopies to spread as they grow. However, while your design space is more limited, trees are still important for city neighborhoods – they help buffer noise, reduce pollution and counter the "heat island effect" that often occurs in urban areas.
Drought Tolerant Plant Solutions For Your Backyard Landscape
1 May 2016
Gardening enthusiasts will be the first to tell you that being green in the outdoors is just as important as being green inside the home. Our planet wouldn't be as healthy without plenty of flora to create oxygen for us to breathe. So even in drought conditions when water is at a premium, it doesn't make sense to do away with green plants altogether. Instead of replacing your parched dry lawn with gravel, consider these options for drought-tolerant plants that will enhance the beauty of your outdoor space no matter how much water is available.