Category: Lawn

What Animals Live in Lawns?

While a healthy, green yard with beautifully designed and planted gardens makes any homeowner proud, these outside spaces are also home to many wonderful creatures. Yards and gardens can truly be wildlife sanctuaries, and the benefits are not only critical for our fragile environment, but…

Benefits of Being Outdoors

How much time do you spend outside every week? For a lot of people, that time is not very long. Most jobs are inside. People have homes to take care of and chores to do in the house. Plus, there are tons of ways to…

Benefits of Hiring a Lawn Care Professional

Whether you own a residential or commercial property, maintaining its appearance is crucial for your overall property value and your enjoyment of the space. And while you can certainly take care of your lawn on your own, doing so may not actually be in your…

Why Should I Fertilize My Lawn? Is It Really Necessary?

Grass doesn’t just grow on water and sunlight alone. If you want a lush, green, beautiful lawn, you’re going to need to fertilize it — potentially as many as six times a year. Let’s take a look at lawn fertilization, why it’s necessary, and whether…

Eight Plants That Repel Mosquitoes Naturally

Not a fan of dousing yourself or your yard with chemical-based bug repellents to keep mosquitos at bay? Then it’s time to supplement your landscaping with a few plants that repel mosquitoes naturally.  Which plants should you opt for? Take your pick from the list…

What Are Some Ways to Deal With a Sloping Lawn?

A sloping lawn presents some significant problems — not the least of which is that it tends to be unusable. Sloping lawns don’t just lead to poor water runoff. It’s also very difficult to make them an entertainment, recreation, or living space. With that in…