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Featured Image for Post: Is Lawn Re-Grading More Difficult During the Fall?

November 11, 2016

Is Lawn Re-Grading More Difficult During the Fall?

The not so heavy rainfall that usually occurs in autumn softens the ground, which makes regarding much easier in the fall compared to the other seasons, especially when combined with autumn’s cool temperatures. Re-grading to alter the slope of your lawn provides an excellent drainage solution to drainage issues, and you can usually accomplish such […]

Featured Image for Post: Ashley Debreczeny, Cabrio Properties Ann Arbor

November 8, 2016

Ashley Debreczeny, Cabrio Properties Ann Arbor

8-Nov-16 I have been working with Twin Oaks Landscape, Inc for almost two years now and have been very satisfied with the work they perform. Currently, they provide full-service landscaping to two Associations managed by Cabrio Properties. Twin Oaks Landscape services range from weekly mowing, pruning, weeding, site-care and landscape projects. The staff at Twin […]

Featured Image for Post: What is Boxwood Blight and What Can Be Done About It?

November 7, 2016

What is Boxwood Blight and What Can Be Done About It?

The various species of the ancient boxwood family have become so familiar to us that it’s hard to imagine a border or garden bed, whether traditional or modern, without at least a few of these beautiful shrubs. Being evergreen, they add a touch of color during the long winter months; slow-growing, they become beloved members […]

Featured Image for Post: Five Patio Maintenance Concerns During Fall

November 5, 2016

Five Patio Maintenance Concerns During Fall

Home patios seem to really shine their best during the fall, most likely due to the vibrant colors, cooler atmosphere and shorter days. On the other hand, fall can pose a few problems for one’s patio, including a pile of leaves, overgrown weeds, stained surfaces and other things of the like. Check out these five […]

Featured Image for Post: Seven Lawn Care Tips for Stopping Basement Leaks before They Start

November 3, 2016

Seven Lawn Care Tips for Stopping Basement Leaks before They Start

When it comes to keeping rising waters out of your home, whatever surrounds your house often is just as important as the building itself, which is because your common basement flooding issues may stem from your landscaping plan. Below are seven lawn care tips to stop basement leaks before they start. 1. Change the grade […]

Featured Image for Post: How Late in the Year Can You Perform Lawn Rejuvenation?

November 1, 2016

How Late in the Year Can You Perform Lawn Rejuvenation?

You are probably not thinking much about your lawn with winter fast approaching. However, autumn is the latest time you can perform lawn rejuvenation. With its considerably cooler temperatures and occasional rainfall, autumn is the perfect time to prepare your garden for spring. Although you might think your garden requires less care in fall since […]

Featured Image for Post: Which Types of Softscapes Are Best for Those Looking to Resell Their Home?

October 29, 2016

Which Types of Softscapes Are Best for Those Looking to Resell Their Home?

Depending on the particular individual, the goal of incorporating both flowering and non-flowering trees and plants of all sizes, also referred to collectively as softscapes, might be the simple desire for beauty or to provide a challenging hobby like topiary or fruit production. Not all of these softscape projects will have widespread appeal if the […]

Featured Image for Post: Is Your Home’s Outdoor Lightning Adequate?

October 27, 2016

Is Your Home’s Outdoor Lightning Adequate?

Many homeowners give little to no thought to their outdoor lighting. However, this is an aspect you should give considerable focus to, as the lighting to your yard area can serve a few important purposes. Outdoor lighting added to your Ann Arbor, MI home can make all the difference in the world. Think about how it […]

Featured Image for Post: Which Hardscapes Provide the Most Functionality?

October 24, 2016

Which Hardscapes Provide the Most Functionality?

Technically, hardscapes are just about anything in the yard that’s not alive. These are the wood, concrete, and masonry additions that complement the flowers and other organic parts of the yard. They all have an aesthetic purpose, but not all necessarily include a functional side too. Given that even modest hardscapes require a financial investment, […]

Featured Image for Post: Seasonal Cleanup Concerns Exclusive to Winter

October 21, 2016

Seasonal Cleanup Concerns Exclusive to Winter

Winter Cleanup Concerns Winter can be the harshest, messiest times for landscapes and gardens. While the season in the Ann Arbor MI region is seemingly long and endless, there is a still a vital need to address seasonal cleanup concerns exclusive to winter. Homeowners and business owners in Ann Arbor MI try to maintain their […]