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Featured Image for Post: Keeping Your Gutters and Downspouts Clear This Spring

May 19, 2016

Keeping Your Gutters and Downspouts Clear This Spring

Ann Arbor MI is a city that receives snow in the winter and rain throughout the year. Naturally, this kind of weather is hard on roofs, gutters and downspouts. In addition to the weather, a drainage system can become cluttered with leaves,twigs and other debris throughout the year. A roof drainage system can also become […]

Featured Image for Post: Five Patio Maintenance Concerns During Spring

May 15, 2016

Five Patio Maintenance Concerns During Spring

Spring time is the best time for patio maintenance. It’s best to tackle it when the winter snows have melted and it starts to get warm out of doors. Proper patio maintenance can not only keep your outdoor area looking beautiful, but it cat stop problems before they start. Especially in northern, humid climates like […]

Featured Image for Post: How Many Times a Year Should You Aerate Your Lawn?

May 13, 2016

How Many Times a Year Should You Aerate Your Lawn?

A healthy lawn needs to have regular aeration. This involves putting small holes in the soil. It permits water, air and important nutrients to make their way to the roots of the grass. This will enable the roots to grow deeper and create a stronger lawn. Compacted Soil Aerating soil in Ann Arbor MI relieves […]

Featured Image for Post: Can Lawn Re-Grading Help Protect Your Home?

May 11, 2016

Can Lawn Re-Grading Help Protect Your Home?

Does having a graded lawn sound like something a golf course would have and not an ordinary homeowner? Sadly, when you are looking out for your home’s budget, unexpected costs related to something like your lawn can be a real surprise. However, there are ways to dramatically improve the likelihood that you can avoid issues […]

Featured Image for Post: What Should Your Main Seasonal Cleanup Concerns Be at the Start of Spring?

May 9, 2016

What Should Your Main Seasonal Cleanup Concerns Be at the Start of Spring?

Spring is a season of rain and beautiful flowers, but spring can also be a time for mud, leftover winter debris, mossy surfaces and a less-than-tidy landscape. Cleaning up your property in the early spring will allow you to enjoy beautiful landscaping that enhances your home in Ann Arbor MI. There are several steps you […]

Featured Image for Post: Happy Mother’s Day!

May 8, 2016

Happy Mother’s Day!

If I had a flower for each time I thought of my mother, I would walk in my garden forever.

Featured Image for Post: Bringing Back Dead Grass After Winter

May 7, 2016

Bringing Back Dead Grass After Winter

Your Michigan lawn has just come through a period of snow, ice, and the other perils of winter. Thankfully, spring has arrived and the freeze is officially gone. It’s time to inspect the grass and see what needs to be done to bring it back to life. Most lawns are able to bounce back on […]

Featured Image for Post: When is the Right Time to Perform Rejuvenation on Your Yard?

May 5, 2016

When is the Right Time to Perform Rejuvenation on Your Yard?

For property owners in Ann Arbor MI the late summer through early fall is the best time of year for lawn rejuvenation. Higher soil temperatures can shorten the germination process and the early planting allows new grass to get a jump on weeds that typically take root during the spring. Higher temperatures and lack of competition […]

Featured Image for Post: When is the Right Season for Yard Re-Grading?

May 3, 2016

When is the Right Season for Yard Re-Grading?

Best Time for Yard Re-Grading When your landscape begins to look worn, professional re-grading can even out the sloping, worn areas. The right season for yard re-grading depends on the location. In the Ann Arbor MI region, for example, re-grading should be done when soil is workable. A professional landscaper is the best judge of […]

Featured Image for Post: Which Hardscapes Improve Your Home’s Resale Value the Most

May 1, 2016

Which Hardscapes Improve Your Home’s Resale Value the Most

If you are thinking about making a permanent addition to your yard with the addition of hardscapes, you may be wondering which features you should add to your space. There are many factors to consider when making this decision, and one of the key factors relates to how much value each improvement will add to […]