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Featured Image for Post: When Does Seasonal Fall Cleanup Typically Begin?

October 1, 2016

When Does Seasonal Fall Cleanup Typically Begin?

The hot and dry weather of October goes on. But even now, while the roses and hydrangeas are still blossoming and the chrysanthemums and dahlias are putting on an amazing show, you should be thinking about starting the garden cleanup tasks for autumn. The killing frost will be coming soon, so getting the cleanup chores […]

Featured Image for Post: What is Causing the Standing Water in Your Yard?

September 30, 2016

What is Causing the Standing Water in Your Yard?

If water is outstaying its welcome in your yard, you probably have a drainage issue. This can be particularly annoying as this standing water can be hard to look at, kill the lawn or other plants, and make it a hassle to move around. It is not exactly easy to maintain a healthy yard when […]

Featured Image for Post: Which Type of Natural Stone is Right for Your Hardscape?

September 27, 2016

Which Type of Natural Stone is Right for Your Hardscape?

Hardscapes are elements on a property that are sturdier and more long lasting than the grass, flowers, plants and trees that often make up the rest of a landscape. Often made of stone, they include walkways, steps, walls, firepits and water elements. Many types of natural stone are used to add their unique qualities to […]

Featured Image for Post: Which Seasonal Cleanup Practices Are Most Necessary in Summer?

September 23, 2016

Which Seasonal Cleanup Practices Are Most Necessary in Summer?

Summer is the time to sit back and enjoy your yard, but you also need to keep on top of cleanup and basic maintenance chores to ensure it looks its best. The key to a great looking lawn is to have a thorough understanding of what seasonal cleanup is required. The following guide can keep […]

Featured Image for Post: Paver Patio Downtown Saline Home

September 20, 2016

Paver Patio Downtown Saline Home

New Paver Patio installed at a residence in Saline, MI.  The patio features a cozy living space for the family to dine and relax.  

Featured Image for Post: Can Trench Drainage Fix Your Lawn’s Irrigation Problem?

September 17, 2016

Can Trench Drainage Fix Your Lawn’s Irrigation Problem?

During the periods of heavy rainfall in Ann Arbor MI, water might flow toward your house and cause periodic flooding with the consequent soggy soil prohibiting you from getting a start on your spring yard chores. As such, you could be wondering whether you can stop this water and if there is a way to […]

Featured Image for Post: Choosing the Right Irrigation System for Your Specific Yard

September 14, 2016

Choosing the Right Irrigation System for Your Specific Yard

According to professional irrigation experts in Ann Arbor MI, about half of the water consumed by an average household goes towards the irrigation of landscapes. Regrettably, about half of the water used to irrigate these landscapes goes to waste since a lot of irrigation systems are quite inefficient and tend to consume a significant amount […]

Featured Image for Post: Five Tips for Improving Your Lawn’s Irrigation This Summer

September 10, 2016

Five Tips for Improving Your Lawn’s Irrigation This Summer

The lawn is one of the main features on residential properties and will stand out if it’s maintained well. During the summer season, the lawn can become damaged due excess heat and harsh weather conditions. To improve your lawn’s irrigation this summer, there are a few important steps to take for homeowners to transform their […]

Featured Image for Post: Is Summer the Ideal Time to Perform Lawn Aeration?

September 7, 2016

Is Summer the Ideal Time to Perform Lawn Aeration?

Maintaining a great lawn is a matter of timing. You wouldn’t mow your lawn just after you watered it–likewise, it’s important to time your lawn aeration properly. Let’s examine how to determine the ideal time to aerate your lawn. Knowing Your Grass There are two categories of lawn grasses: cool-season and warm-season grasses. Warm-season grass […]

Featured Image for Post: How Does Composite Decking Stand Up to Summer Weather

September 4, 2016

How Does Composite Decking Stand Up to Summer Weather

Your deck has seen its better days. Boards are bowed and splinters make going barefoot a hazard. Some boards have rotted through. The place where family used to gather and chat while the grill sizzled is now an eye-sore. It is dangerous and does not function anymore. It is time to replace the deck, but do […]