Daily Archives: April 1, 2017
Cutting branches
One of our favorite things about trees is that they don’t require the maintenance that other things like grass or annuals do. Once they’re well-established, they don’t even need watering; they get their nutrition straight from the taproots. However, the truth is that there’s still some baseline maintenance that needs to be done even on […]
reseeding lawn
Now that the summer months are drawing to a close, it might feel like time to slow down on lawn care. After all, your grass is growing much more slowly as the chilly weather progresses, and you don’t need to worry about the scorching sun as much. However, fall is an important time for your […]
An aphid eats a plant stem
Aphids are the worst enemy of every gardener, as they can absolutely wreak havoc on a garden in they are left to their own devices. However, they are just as dangerous to the rest of the yard, as well. Aphids are small light-green insects that are surprisingly resistant to changes in climate, and can multiply […]
During the summertime, it can seem harder to maintain your lawn and front yard. There’s usually less rain, and the hot sun can dry out your grass, resulting in a patchy and brown lawn. Lawn care should always be at the top of your gardening priorities, but there are dozens of other things that you […]
Man mows his shining lawn
One of the nicest parts of summertime is being able to go out in your own yard and relax on your nice, green lawn. Not only does a lawn provide a soft, safe space for you and your family to enjoy time outside and play or socialize, but it also helps maintain a lower temperature. […]
suitcase with clothes lying on the floor before the trip
Because of the dry climate in Utah, there are some pest issues that are much less prevalent here than they are in other parts of the United States. One of these pests we don’t have to deal with quite as often as some of the more humid states, is bed bugs. Because they aren’t a […]
watering lawn
Utah weather has been on the edge of spring for about a month now, and that has a lot of us thinking about spring lawn care once again. With lawn care, of course, there are some basic dos and don’ts that you need to keep in mind if you want your lawn to look green […]
caulking crack in window
Many homeowners along the Wasatch front deal with a variety of household pests on a regular basis—black widows, spiders, boxelder bugs, ants, wasps, and yellowjackets, for example. And while pest infestation may seem like a natural part of homeownership here in Utah, the good news is that there are actually a variety of ways to […]