All green industry specialists, horticulture experts and eco-concerned pros love organic mulch for the same reason: it naturally fertilizes the soil by decomposing and infiltrating deep to the roots’ area, it keeps moisture in and heat out, it acts as a barrier against weeds and it looks naturally beautiful in the landscape. However, one particular question has been troubling homeowners for quite some time now: if organic mulch is meant to be moist and preserves moisture, isn’t it an inherent source of pest development since we all know pests thrive in moisture? How much mulch is too much mulch? How should we consider mulch applications so it does its wonders without becoming a veritable source of pest infestations? Such issues are going to be tackled by our lawn care Rockton IL specialists as follows.
Speaking about trends and perspectives on lawn care and landscaping this year, our readers asked us more about naturescaping as both a landscaping trend and an environmentally friendly approach to lawn care. Our lawn care Genoa IL specialists decided today to offer you a quick guide on native ornamental grasses to use this year to revamp the looks of your property and cut down some costs. In case you need more details, naturescaping is a lawn care approach focused on the planting of native, local species of grasses and plants.
A snowy winter is children’s dream came true and their parents’ nightmare – especially if they have to walk or drive every day. Snow during the winter holidays can warm up everybody and transport them into a fantasy land, but once reality strikes, there is no going back. Winter means de-icing, shoveling, house maintenance, bills, extra safety measures, careless drivers and so on. Well, the best part of winter is that your lawn and garden have the time of their life during the cold season. Our lawn care DeKalb, IL specialists are here today to tell you that you should be happy that your turf gets an average of 10 inches of snow each year. Why? Let’s see the major benefits of snow for your garden!
Now that we all started a new year, it is time to work on those resolutions we made not so long ago. If revamping and remodeling of your property lawn and landscape happens to be on your New Year’s resolutions list, then you are in luck! As you contemplate your winter landscape, you can start browsing through magazines and catalogues to see what is new in lawn care and landscaping and what bright and brilliant ideas you can adapt to your own personal patch of Paradise. Our lawn care Belvidere, IL specialists are here to give you a helping hand. They have identified five major trending approaches to lawn care and landscaping that will dominate 2017 and help you achieve a more sustainable, healthy and thriving outdoor space.
Fall is an amazing season to enjoy fresh fruit and vegetables, to make delicious jams, fruit cakes and pies and tantalize your family and guests with amazing dishes containing seasonal sweet produce. But while your kitchen gets enveloped in scents and fragrances, your fruit trees outside the house risk to be a bit neglected if not treated properly. Today, our lawn care Belvidere, IL experts want to give you a quick to-do list concerning fruit trees care and maintenance during mid fall.
Can one truly engage in lawn care and property maintenance activities in mid-fall? As temperatures cool down, is there really any lawn care and landscaping left to do? Our lawn care Roscoe, IL specialists say there is no better time than this to finish up some activities left from last month and some preparations to make for the cold season to come. So let’s see together today some such activities that are quite mandatory and which will ensure you a healthy lawn and landscape next spring.
One might argue that fall is THE season to enjoy when it comes to lawn care and landscaping, as autumn is a painter and an architect. It covers your property in bright, outstanding and surreal colors, making everything look like picture-perfect magazine covers. But since we spoke about early fall lawn care preparations, we have to address the landscaping issue as well – there are a few simple, cheap and effortless activities you can implement to create a magic kingdom on your property and turn it into a veritable patch of Heaven. Today, our lawn care Roscoe, IL specialists joined hands with their landscaping Genoa, IL counterparts and offer you a quick list of things to be done to spice up your landscape this fall.
While the temperatures are still warm and nature dressed up in the most brilliant bright colors, this doesn’t mean you just have to sit back and relax all day long. Of course, this is the best time to enjoy all the fall colors, scents and hums with a cup of tea or an evening cocktail with friends – but if you want your lawn and landscape to thrive next spring even more gloriously, there are some important early fall tasks you shouldn’t avoid. Today, our lawn care Roscoe, IL experts are here to offer you a quick list of activities and some tips to consider to prepare your property for the cold season.
Summer comes with plenty of benefits, especially for homeowners loving to spend their free time outdoors. Nothing compares to quiet afternoons on the deck sipping cold lemonades, late night garden cocktail parties and dinners or fun barbecue Sundays. But a lush, green and healthy landscape needs all the care in the world – especially in summer. Your lush corner of paradise is constantly threatened by heat, scorching sunlight, dehydration, pests, and weeds and so on. Today our lawn care Rockton, IL specialists want to offer you a quick guide on summer mulching. If you are a seasoned gardener, you already know many of its benefits. But if you are a beginner, this is what you should know.
In the current global warming environment, extreme heat is and sudden heat waves are not uncommon. As a responsible homeowner, you surely know how to care for your lawn and turf in summer – but how do you handle extreme weather conditions? Draught and extended periods of heat can lead to catastrophic lawn damages and frequent watering is, unfortunately, not enough to keep the turf sparkling green, resilient and healthy. Our lawn care Genoa, IL experts, together with their landscaping Roscoe, IL colleagues are here today to share a few tips and pieces of advice on how to deal with extreme heat when it comes to lawn maintenance.