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Featured Image for Post: The Benefits of a Drip Irrigation System

July 17, 2017

The Benefits of a Drip Irrigation System

Irrigation systems are an important investment for commercial and residential property owners. Such systems guarantee the property owners healthy and hydrated lawns or plants at all times. Drip irrigation is a system of irrigation that saves water by letting it trickle slowly and straight to the roots of plants or trees. The water reaches the […]

Featured Image for Post: What Should You Do With Your Grass Clippings?

July 15, 2017

What Should You Do With Your Grass Clippings?

If you are like most people, you probably started up your lawnmower as soon as you could this season. Even when you cut your lawn frequently, you still have the question of what to do with the grass clippings. It is a concern, no matter what size your lawn is. Here are two great alternatives […]

Featured Image for Post: Using Ground Cover in Your Landscape

July 13, 2017

Using Ground Cover in Your Landscape

Ground cover is a great way to embellish your yard to the max without much effort. With a ton of benefits, it’s clear that ground cover is the way to go. From filling in gaps to conserving water, there’s no reason not to bring in some extra plants for your yard. 1. Water Conservation Most […]

Featured Image for Post: 4 Benefits of Having Feeders in Your Yard

July 11, 2017

4 Benefits of Having Feeders in Your Yard

Bird feeders are beautiful additions to any home, and they bring special guests that make your yard full of life. For many birdwatchers, having a bird feeder is a great way to check out the different species in their area. If you aren’t a bird watcher, there are the other benefits to having a bird […]

Featured Image for Post: Five Benefits of Herb Gardening

July 9, 2017

Five Benefits of Herb Gardening

Raising herbs is one of the most rewarding kinds of gardening, for many reasons. Here are five to get you going… 1 – Herbs Have Year-Round Elegance Vegetable gardening often looks like a work in progress. A flower garden really only puts on a show for a few weeks a year, but an herb bed, […]

Featured Image for Post: Maintaining Your Boulder or Retaining Wall

July 7, 2017

Maintaining Your Boulder or Retaining Wall

Just like everything else in your yard, a retaining wall or boulder wall needs to be maintained and cared for. Sloped yards can be difficult to manage, which is why many people choose to have a rock wall installed. Rock walls create flat areas of the yard where there previously was a steep hill. Your […]

Featured Image for Post: What Type of Sprinkler System is Right for Your Lawn?

July 5, 2017

What Type of Sprinkler System is Right for Your Lawn?

Even the verdant terrain around the Ann Arbor region can hit a snag when dry conditions happen. A professionally installed irrigation system is a great solution, but to make it effective, some knowledge about the different methods possible and the factors that impact their effectiveness is in order.

Featured Image for Post: 4th of July Ready Landscaping Décor

July 2, 2017

4th of July Ready Landscaping Décor

The 4th of July is a time when family comes together and celebrates the history of our country. When preparing for barbecues, reunions or other get-togethers for this 4th of July, a great way to decorate is to incorporate your patriotism directly into your garden. Such colorful and charming examples of landscaping decor will keep […]

Featured Image for Post: Steps to Creating a Kid-Friendly Landscape

June 30, 2017

Steps to Creating a Kid-Friendly Landscape

Landscaping your backyard is a wonderful way to create an inviting and attractive outdoor area, but if you have small children, keep them in mind when designing your backyard. Kids love playing outdoors; make your backyard an area that is safe and fun for them, but still inviting for adults too. The following steps can […]

Featured Image for Post: The Practical Benefits of Growing Vines

June 26, 2017

The Practical Benefits of Growing Vines

The vine occupies a unique place among plants. Instead of relying on their own fiber to provide support, they make use of any nearby structure to guide them upward while they grab hold with either tendrils or rootlets.