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Garden Plants

What Impact Do Trees Have on Home Value?

You may be asking yourself what good trees do for your home’s value. Many people will tell you that a home that has trees is more appealing than one without.

Landscaping

Ideas to Add More Zest to a Boring Yard

Tweet When your yard seems bland or boring, you need to make some changes to help it feel more like home. Tap into your creativity and imagine what is possible,

Pest Control

Spring Critters: How to Keep the Pests at Bay

Tweet Springtime isn’t all blooming flowers and rain boots. As the weather starts to turn more pleasant, many homeowners notice they’re seeing more pests than they did during the winter.

Landscaping

Landscaping Tips for Dealing With Trees On Your Property

Tweet There are trees that you cannot afford to keep on your property for all sorts of reasons. There are those with nasty habits and others are just old and

Garden Plants

The Four Best And Worst Trees To Plant In Your Yard And Why

Deciding which trees to plant in your yard can be a daunting task. There are many to choose from, but some are much more advantageous for your landscape than others.

Seasonal Maintenance

Reminder: Midwinter Home Maintenance Checkup

Tweet But winter does not mean a complete rest from your home maintenance work as several problems could be looming just out of sight. Let’s take a look at a

Garden Plants

Smart Tips For Tree Planting

Tweet There are some matters to consider when selecting a tree including the type of tree and where you will plant it. The Right Tree What type of tree is

Landscaping

How to Care For a Newly Planted Tree

Tweet That’s a task that won’t ever be completed as trees need regular maintenance including pruning and watering. Cooperative Extension Service Your nursery and your state’s cooperative extension service are

Yard and Garden

Yard Care: Managing Water Usage

Review your water bill in the warmer months and your eyes may bulge out of your sockets. That’s because you’ve been using hundreds of extra gallons per month to maintain the pool, tend to your garden beds and to maintain the lawn.

Landscaping

Why You Should Hire A Landscape Designer

Let’s face it: your yard is a complex ecological environment, filled with flora and visited by fauna, offering a delicate balance between the natural and the manmade.

Home Interior

Spring Home Renovation Projects You Can Plan Today

The weather outside is nasty with snow, freezing rain and slush making venturing about an arduous and miserable task. It is about this time of the season where people’s patience is most tested as the reality of weeks more of enduring a wintry blast come into play.

Landscaping

What You Should Know About Replanting a Live Christmas Tree

Tweet Live greenery for the home. One of the most important decorations in many homes each December is the Christmas tree, which is usually a freshly cut fir tree or

Attic

How to Keep Critters Out of Your Attic

Tweet As fall gives way to winter, you’ll notice that squirrels are making a stepped up effort to gather nuts in advance of the cold weather. Acorns are a favorite

Yard and Garden

Trees, Autumn Leaves & Disease Prevention

Tweet Fall is the perfect season for assessing the health of your trees. As leaves turn color and fall, you’ll have the opportunity to inspect the leaves from each tree

Garden Plants Landscaping

Fall Pruning and Your Yard

Tweet Autumn is the main pruning season for most shrubs. Chillier temperatures mean that winter is just around the corner, with the first snowflakes now falling across higher terrain and

Landscaping

Invigorate Your Yard With Fresh Landscaping

Tweet By Kevin Poon A common predicament The Norris’ had been sporting a “For Sale” sign in front of their house for six months. The house was in good shape,

Yard and Garden

How to Get Your Lawn & Garden Ready for Fall

Tweet With summer now behind us, fall is the perfect time of the year to prepare your lawn and garden for the cooler months ahead. This means taking some steps

Garden Plants

DIY – Planting Trees

Tweet No need to hire a landscaper to truly transform your yard, why not try it yourself? Trees make your yard look its best and accent the rest of your

Insurance

Storm Recovery and Homeowners Insurance

Tweet Hurricane season and your home insurance policy. Following an extraodinarily active and deadly spring tornado season, homeowners across the Gulf and Atlantic coasts are keeping a wary eye on

Home Structure

By the Seasons: The Best Time to Remodel

Tweet Remodeling your home can be done at any time of the year, but as you can imagine there are certain times, such as December, when you might prefer to