Yard & Landscaping

Here you will find articles from my bi-monthly newsletter regarding tending to your yard, landscaping, and other outdoor related topics.

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5 Lawn Care Mistakes That Can Destroy Your Yard Help Your Garden Survive the Winter: Pro Tips
A lush, green lawn is every homeowner’s desire, but you might be unknowingly contributing to the failing health of your lawn. Click through to avoid these 5 lawn care mistakes and boost your lawn’s health and longevity. Your garden can be prepared for weathering the winter months by cleaning up your space and taking the time to protect your plants with a few simple tasks. Click through for the details.
6 Landscaping Ideas to Avoid Like the Plague How to Build a Next-Level Backyard Playground
Don’t ruin your yard with bad landscaping. Make sure to avoid these landscaping blunders. Click through for some valuable tips on making sure your grounds are up to Downton Abbey standards. If you want to give your kids a safe outdoor space to play where you can still watch them from inside the house, a playset is a must-have. How do you take your playground to the next level? Click through to see some amazing ideas you can realize at home.
6 Mistakes to Avoid with Your Mulch Choices How To Choose Shrubbery
Are you looking to update the look of your yard by laying down some mulch? Click through to learn what your mulch options are and some tips for making it look its best. Shrubs are the preferred plant type for privacy, and they’re popular choices for landscaping, partly because they’re hardy and require little maintenance. Click through to learn how to discover the best types of shrub for your area.
6 Ways to Turn Your Backyard into a Summer Oasis How To Get a Healthy Lawn
At last! Summertime is around the corner, and you can make the most of it by enhancing your outdoor living spaces. With a little thought and planning, you can create your own personal backyard oasis. Here are some ideas. What’s the point of having a house with a yard if you can’t have a thick, verdant lawn? The lawn of your dreams is within reach if you follow a few tips and tricks. Click through for some lawn maintenance tips that will keep your grass looking lush and lovely.
6 Ways to Use Household Items to Create a Backyard Oasis How to Plant Trees in Your Yard
At last! Summertime is around the corner, and you can make the most of it by enhancing your outdoor living spaces. With a little thought and planning, you can create your own personal backyard oasis. Here are some ideas. Landscaping and outdoor design is a big part of your home’s overall look. You can plant flowers and an edible garden, but you might feel something still is missing. Click through to learn more about planting trees.
Best Landscaping for Pets Is This Your Situation: Trying To Improve Your Home’s Curb Appeal?
Most pet owners love their pets and consider them family members. Because of this, we want to ensure our pets stay safe and happy. What is the best landscaping for your furry family members? Click through to see how to create a landscape design perfect for your pets. When you’re selling your home, first impressions are everything. You want potential buyers to be awed by your home from the moment they pull up to the curb. Click through for some tips on putting your house’s best metaphorical foot forward.
Buying a New Lawnmower: Gas vs. Electric Lawn Mower Maintenance 101
For most people, it’s not yet lawn mowing season! All the more reason to think about mowers now, before the grass is suddenly knee-high. How do you compare gas mowers and electric mowers? Click through to learn more about buying your next lawn mower Now that spring is around the corner, it’s the perfect time to check your lawn mower and ensure it’s ready for use. Click through to see the steps you should take for mower maintenance this year.
Do You Want a Koi Pond? Time to Take a Look at the Yard
Your yard is your sanctuary. Within that space, you can have the calm serene beauty of your very own koi pond. But how do you build and maintain this fish habitat in your own yard? Click through to learn about building a koi pond. Now that winter is over, it’s time to pay much-needed attention to your home’s exterior again. While you may have a plan for cleaning up your backyard and garden, it’s also important to consider the other outdoor elements that make your home unique and beautiful. Click through to see our outdoor cleaning tips.
Get Your Yard Ready for Spring
Spring is just around the corner, so now is the perfect time to get your yard ready for the change of season. What are the best first steps? Click through to learn more about preparing your yard for spring.