August Tip – Grasscycling

August Tip – Grasscycling

August 15, 2018

August is one of the hottest and muggiest times of the year and threatens to bake laws and gardens. Early morning or late evening is the best time of the day and more comfortable to work in the yard. It is easy for lawns to begin to dry out during this time of year. To ...

Summer Entertaining in Your Backyard

Summer Entertaining in Your Backyard

August 06, 2018

Summer is in full swing and what better way to enjoy it than to entertain. Here are 10 easy ways to create a great outdoor entertainment. Clean & Fresh To start off make sure everything is cleaned. Rinsing everything down at the beginning will help your summer stay easier with only needing to touch up ...

July Tip – Caring for your Lawn in the Summer Heat

July Tip – Caring for your Lawn in the Summer Heat

July 17, 2018

An easy trick to help your lawn survive drought and heat is raising your blade to 1″ to 1.5″. Tall turf helps shade the soil, slowing evaporation and reducing weeds. Most people agree that morning between 4am to 10am is the best time to water your lawn since the air is cooler. The water evaporates ...

June Tip – Keeping Your Yard in Tip Top Shape

June Tip – Keeping Your Yard in Tip Top Shape

June 07, 2018

With temperatures rising pay close attention that your plants and flowers in hanging baskets are getting enough water. These containers tend to dry out quicker in warmer temperatures....

4 Tops for a Lush Lawn

4 Tops for a Lush Lawn

May 21, 2018

Now that spring is in full force lets look at 4 fixes to make sure your lawn has all the curb appeal. Lay the foundation If you are noticing bare spots within your grass take advantage of the weather before it heats up and reseed as well as use some fertilizer. When reseeding bare patches ...

Eight Ways To Make Mom Feel Extra Special This Mother’s Day!

Eight Ways To Make Mom Feel Extra Special This Mother’s Day!

May 12, 2018

Set Your Alarm! One small step towards the perfect Mother’s Day is getting up early and making her tea or coffee as well as setting up the perfect place for her to relax. Breakfast Next, who doesn’t love a delicious breakfast spread. Especially if you do not have to make it! Help her out by ...

May Tip – Perfect Time To Plant Summer Annuals

May Tip – Perfect Time To Plant Summer Annuals

May 03, 2018

Your lawn is waking up and turning green again.  That’s the sign we’ve all been waiting for… its time to fertilize again!  Each type of grass is different, warm-season turfs like hybrid Bermuda and Zoysia like high nitrogen based fertilizers. ...

April Tip – Time to Mulch

April Tip – Time to Mulch

April 19, 2018

Winter is officially gone, so now to remove and replace mulch. It is important to remove and replace the mulch each year because diseased spores and insects may have stayed there over the winter. If you don’t think this is an issue for you then freshening up the mulch will create a cleaner look. This ...

March Tip – Time To Lime Your Grass

March Tip – Time To Lime Your Grass

March 20, 2018

As warm-season turf begins to green up in your area it may be time to think about adding lime to your grass. Adding lime to your lawn can be as important as mowing. Without lime, your grass may be unable to benefit from the nutrients in your soil. If your soil is acidic you will ...

February Maintenance Tip – Pruning Your Trees

February Maintenance Tip – Pruning Your Trees

February 20, 2018

February is the time to start pruning your trees. With the exception of maples and birch trees if limbs are more than an inch in diameter it’s time to trim. Using the three step method the first cut will be on the underside of the branch 8″ away from the trunk. On the underside of ...