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tent caterpillar

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

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aphids on plant

Aphids are the worst enemy of every gardener, as they can absolutely wreak havoc on a garden if 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 tend

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nice front yard

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

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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. Dead spots also leave an open space for weeds to invade and take over the lawn. However, you

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lawn mower on grass

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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lawn aerator

The basics of lawn care are pretty simple. Your lawn needs sun, water, and fertilizer. However, there’s an extra step that many people either ignore or simply don’t know how to use to best effect: aeration. Lawn aeration opens up your lawn’s roots and soil to the water, air, and fertilizer that they need in

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Why Add Mulch to Your Flowerbeds

Gardening season is coming up soon. We want our yards to look beautiful and in full bloom when the time is right. But the time may not be yet to start mulching your flower beds. Be sure to give the soil a chance to thaw out completely. If you cover your beds with mulch too

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Everyone wants a lush, green lawn to welcome them to their yard when they come home every day. Spring is the perfect time to update or install a lawn in your front yard. Some people think that maintaining a lawn is a difficult task that will take up all of your free weekends and evenings.

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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

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