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Featured Image for Post: The Benefits of Having Planters and Baskets in Your Landscape

August 12, 2017

The Benefits of Having Planters and Baskets in Your Landscape

  It takes imagination and creativity to make your home compound look aesthetically appealing. You possibly think that the only way to beautify your Ann Arbor, Michigan, home is to plant flowers and trees on the ground. Nowadays, homeowners who wish to see revolutionary landscaping ideas try even planters and baskets. A hanging basket or […]

Featured Image for Post: The Importance of Deadheading Dead Flowers

August 9, 2017

The Importance of Deadheading Dead Flowers

Flowering plants often continue to produce colorful blooms throughout their growing season. This is true for both perennials and annuals. Some plants produce blooms only once and then flourish as greenery. The plants that continue to flower can benefit from what is called deadheading. This is the practice of removing the dead flowers to maintain […]

Featured Image for Post: The Benefits of Having a Summer Garden

August 6, 2017

The Benefits of Having a Summer Garden

With the arrival of summer, there simply isn’t a better time to start growing your fruits and vegetables. No matter if you have a small porch space or a large backyard to start your garden, this is one of the best times of the year to grow. In this guide, we will outline all the […]

Featured Image for Post: How to Prevent Summertime Drought in Your Landscape

August 3, 2017

How to Prevent Summertime Drought in Your Landscape

Summertime drought can be the bane of any homeowner as nothing will harm your landscaping and kill off your plants quicker than a combination of high temperatures and little to no moisture. This is precisely why some people prefer to landscape with drought resistant plants in order to avoid these issues. However, the truth is […]

Featured Image for Post: 5 Benefits of Having a Bioswale in Your Yard

August 1, 2017

5 Benefits of Having a Bioswale in Your Yard

A bioswale is a multi-purpose rainwater management practice that offers an alternative that is environmentally friendly to storm sewers. They are green infrastructures that provide water quality benefits. Their purpose is to slow, collect, infiltrate, and filter the stormwater. They reduce stormwater runoff while improving stormwater quality. Their design manages a specified amount of water […]

Featured Image for Post: Benefits of Natural Yard Maintenance

July 30, 2017

Benefits of Natural Yard Maintenance

Relaxing outside with family and friends is one of the best benefits of owning a home. Listening to your neighbors’ earsplitting weed whackers and mowers, however, is one of the downsides. Pouring money and time into your own mower, weed whacker, leaf blower, and all the other machines in the shed can be even worse. […]

Featured Image for Post: The Importance of Edging Your Landscape

July 27, 2017

The Importance of Edging Your Landscape

Having a great looking garden takes time and effort. It requires knowing the best options when it comes to landscaping, and this should include knowing about edging. Depending on the kind of landscape your yard has or that you want, there are many different techniques that you may want to turn to, but edging should […]

Featured Image for Post: The Many Health Benefits of Yard Work

July 24, 2017

The Many Health Benefits of Yard Work

Summer is a popular time to get active in search of that perfect “summer body,” but hitting the gym may not be the only way to get your summer workout. Working on your lawn is an excellent way to burn calories and build muscle, so let’s look at some of the health benefits that come […]

Featured Image for Post: How to Properly Maintain Your Trees

July 21, 2017

How to Properly Maintain Your Trees

It’s tempting for homeowners to think that once they plant a tree, it will, basically, take care of itself. After all, that’s what trees do in the forest, and some of them manage to live and stay healthy for hundreds of years. A person who has trees in their yard has the task or privilege […]

Featured Image for Post: Going Green With Solar Lighting in Your Yard

July 19, 2017

Going Green With Solar Lighting in Your Yard

Solar lights are a modern technology that homeowners can add to their yard to make it look more futuristic. Solar lights remove the extra energy cost that normal lights require while plugged into the utility grid. There are many different types of outdoor solar lights. Solar lighting is particularly popular in areas that get lots […]