Landscaping Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

While there is nothing that can’t be fixed with a little hard work, the key to your satisfaction and peace of mind is learning how to avoid landscaping mistakes before they happen. Failure to Plan Thumbing through gardening magazines or strolling through your local nursery may spark your imagination and enthusiasm but coming home with […]

Lawn Mowing Tricks No One Ever Told You

Mowing the grass is a pretty straightforward task, but are you unintentionally making the chore harder than it needs to be? Follow these 10 tips from Lowe’s to make mowing the lawn easier for you and more beneficial for your grass. Sharpen the Blades At first you may think this tip simply lengthens your to-do […]

Benefits Of Aeration And Overseeding

There are many benefits of aeration and overseeding. These two important services are beneficial to repair the wear and tear that summer fun inflicted on your lawn. Fall is the best time to rejuvenate your turf for a lawn you can love next spring. Benefits of Aeration and Overseeding: What Is Aeration? Soil can become […]

Charcoal vs. Gas Grills: Which Is Better?

Charcoal vs. gas grill, also known as the “Great Debate.” Our simple pros and cons list will help you decide which grill is best for your family. Everyone has their own opinion when it comes to charcoal and gas grilling. Which type of grill is the best? Is there a correct choice for whipping up amazing grilling recipes? […]

Best Time to Water Lawn

Like all living things, your lawn needs sunlight, food, and water in order to survive. While factors such as climate and soil conditions may cause variations with regards to the frequency and amount of water that is needed, the best time of day to water your lawn remains the same. Here are some helpful tips […]

NEW VISTA PRO PACK SIMPLIFIES LANDSCAPE LIGHTING INSTALLATIONS

With so many options available, selecting the right landscape lighting fixtures and accessories for new installations can be challenging. Vista Professional Outdoor Lighting is making the process easier by introducing the new Vista Pro Pack, a complete landscape lighting kit that contractors can use as the base for new installations, then customize by adding additional […]

How to Protect Trees from Deer

Deer are infamous for damaging trees and shrubs. Hungry animals may browse on leaves, pine needles, buds, or bark. But deer don’t just eat your landscape; territorial bucks can also kill trees by scraping them with their antlers. Young and recently planted landscapes are the most susceptible to these animal antics, so take steps now […]

2021 Outdoor Living Trends Forecast

By Outdoor Living By Belgard Looking ahead into 2021, we see some new outdoor living trends emerging. Much of this movement has been influenced by the rapid cultural shifts in lifestyle caused by the pandemic. As more homeowners begin to think of their outdoor living spaces as an extension of their interior spaces (and not […]

Pros and Cons of Stamped Concrete vs Pavers

When designing a patio, walkway or driveway, many homeowners have a difficult time choosing between stamped concrete and pavers. In short, concrete pavers are a much better choice for a variety of factors. Let’s look at the pros and cons of each factor. COLOR DURABILITY In most cases, the colors of a stamped concrete design […]

Pruning Trees in the Winter

While each type of tree has unique requirements for optimal health and growth, most will benefit from tree care during the winter months, including pruning. Carrying out this practice during the dormancy period is commonly used to ensure vigorous growth in the spring, but regardless of whether you need to remove unhealthy or dead branches, […]