Rain falls, flows, and pools. On an open lawn or garden, this isn’t an issue, but it can quickly lead to flooding and water damage problems on non-permeable surfaces. Your driveway is probably the second largest non-permeable surface – a surface which water cannot pass through, second only to your home’s roof. And while your roof is designed to channel water away from your home, your driveway may not be. In this blog, we’re going to troubleshoot your flooding problem, as well as provide the solution we’ve installed for many of our customers. Continue reading Avoiding Driveway Flooding with Permeable Concrete Pavers
Mulch is a groundcover product made from tree bark and wood chips that is common both in residential homes and commercial centers. No one can deny that a mulch covering on a garden or planting display can provide great aesthetics to your landscape, but this is only one of the perks. Mulch isn’t just designed to improve the look of your landscaping, but to promote the health of your plants in several ways. Let’s look at three other ways mulch makes everything better. Continue reading Got Mulch? Why Mulch is Good for Your Garden
There are many options to choose from when it comes to irrigation for your home or business, and it is a vital part of maintaining great lawns and plantings. From soaker hose and drip irrigation lines to keep gardens and other plants watered in the most efficient way, to sprinkler/spray systems, all the way to industrial-strength rotor systems for large estates or commercial lawns. Today we’ll look at the most commonly installed system: the lawn sprinkler system, and see how they work and why they are a good fit for most irrigation needs. Continue reading Picking the Right Irrigation: Lawn Sprinkler System
Your lawn is a living thing, and like all living things, it feeds. Your grass consumes nutrients from the soil for growth, coloration, and root strength. However, these nutrients are both finite and water soluble. As your lawn continues to grow throughout the seasons, it will gradually degrade in quality. Colors will fade, brown spots will form from poor root structure, and it will be harder to maintain. This is the key of seasonal lawn fertilization: to reintroduce these nutrients to the soil so your lawn can thrive. Continue reading Why You Should Be Fertilizing Your Lawn
You have a problem: you want to makeover your landscape, but something is blocking progress: the thick and deep root structure of shrubs and trees. While blackberry and ivy can be a pain to remove and kept removed, few things rival the sheer tenacity of shrubs and tree stumps. In this blog, we’ll look at the three steps to this step to a landscaping tear out problem. Continue reading Landscaping Tear Out Tips: Shrubs and Tree Stumps
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