Monthly Archives: August 2017
Raking leaves
Now that autumn is in full swing, we’re getting less scorching sun and more moisture for our lawns. Gradually, plants are beginning to hibernate and so there’s a lot less maintenance that needs to happen. However, there is one particular chore that is taking up more and more of our time and attention: leaves! Those […]
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 […]
cleaning rain gutters
During the fall, plants shed their leaves and get ready to hibernate. They store up energy and send down more roots. It’s a busy time for gardeners and homeowners, too. Just as the plants you tend are preparing for winter, you can take some measures to prepare effectively for the season and ensure that your […]
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 […]
Brown beetle on tree bark
Trees are a wonderful part of every yard. Not only do they provide shade and aesthetic value, but they literally save you money by reducing energy costs and improving the property value of your home! Sadly, you’re not the only creature that loves your trees. There are plenty of insects that are eager to burrow […]
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 […]
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We often spend a lot of time focusing on our front yards; for good reason. Your front lawn is the first thing someone is going to see when they visit your home, and having an aesthetically pleasing front yard is the perfect way to make a great first impression. During the summer months, we all […]
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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 […]
Dead spots of grass in the lawn.
Nothing gets in the way of having the perfect lawn like a large spot of dead grass. Not only is this a major eyesore, but it can actually be unhealthy for the lawn around the dead spot. However, you don’t have to simply accept when a dead spot develops in your yard. Here is a […]
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. […]
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