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July 23, 2016

Twin Oaks

“It’s unwise to pay too much, but it’s worse to pay too little. When you pay too much, you lose a little money – that’s all. When you pay too little, you sometimes lose everything, because the thing you bought was incapable of doing the thing it was bought to do. The common law of […]

Featured Image for Post: How Often Should You Replace Your Home’s Gutters?

July 21, 2016

How Often Should You Replace Your Home’s Gutters?

In Ann Arbor MI, your drainage system provides proper distribution of rain and ground water from your home and without it, more water will seep into the walls and foundation to make them less sturdy. It is, therefore, responsible to never neglect your drainage systems. Knowledge of the right time to replace your drainage system […]

Featured Image for Post: Which Lawn Issues Can Damage Your Home as Well?

July 19, 2016

Which Lawn Issues Can Damage Your Home as Well?

Issues with your lawn and landscaping have the power to adversely affect the structure of your house. A problematic lawn can disturb the stability of your home’s foundation by creating movement and expansion. Drought, over-watering, and issues with tree roots and bushes can create instability within the soil influencing movement and expansion. Climates with four […]

Featured Image for Post: Five Tips for Extending the Life of Your Softscapes

July 13, 2016

Five Tips for Extending the Life of Your Softscapes

Softscapes are a lively addition to any garden, with anything from decorative moss and shrubs to a great, green lawn. As a landscaping company in Ann Arbor MI, we’re excited to help design and install a softscape that suits your backyard or outdoor office area. Just how can you keep your plants thriving and happy? […]

Featured Image for Post: How Often Does Your Lawn Require Rejuvenation?

July 7, 2016

How Often Does Your Lawn Require Rejuvenation?

Rejuvenating a lawn is different from seasonal lawn maintenance. Lawns that need rejuvenating may show such signs as: • Thin grass • Yellowing grass despite regular irrigation • Bare spots • Evidence of insect or rodent infestation A sick lawn needs the attention of an expert landscaper. If the list above describes your Ann Arbor […]

Featured Image for Post: In What Season is Home Storm Water Damage Most Common?

July 1, 2016

In What Season is Home Storm Water Damage Most Common?

While many people assume that the U. S. tornado season lasts from April to May, that isn’t true for places other than tornado alley. The tornado season for Michigan actually starts in June and lasts until mid-July. A tornado might not touch the ground, but the storms associated with them can bring serious winds and […]

Featured Image for Post: What Type of Irrigation System is Best for Your Yard?

June 29, 2016

What Type of Irrigation System is Best for Your Yard?

When it comes to irrigating your yard, there are plenty of options. But which is right for you? By considering the details of your space, available time, and budget, you can determine the best way to keep your yard green and watered. Why Irrigate? Irrigation can be much more efficient than above ground watering techniques. […]

Featured Image for Post: Is your yard over-watered?

June 27, 2016

Is your yard over-watered?

One of the most frequent mistakes homeowners make with their lawns is over-watering them. Although it may seem counter-intuitive, too much water is as big a problem for lawns as too little water is. In fact, you can literally drown your lawn if you water it too frequently. The key to keeping your lawn happy […]

Featured Image for Post: Can Yard Re-Grading Improve Your Level or Irrigation?

June 25, 2016

Can Yard Re-Grading Improve Your Level or Irrigation?

If you’re ready to invest in a permanent irrigation system or if you’ve got one and want to be sure it’s making the best use of water, contact a landscaping professional for an assessment of your current landscape. Standing water and inefficient run-off may mean that you should consider yard re-grading before installing permanent irrigation. […]