The Right Warm- and Cool-Season Grasses for Every Environment

No species of grass can thrive everywhere, so it is important for the health and vibrancy of your lawn to pick a warm- or cool-season grass with your local climate in mind. And if you live in the area where north and south meet, don’t worry — there are a number of transition zone grasses Read more…

The Best Time to Plant Grass Seed

If you’re looking to plant a new lawn, it’s important to consider the best time of year to do it. After all, planting grass seed involves a lot of time, effort, and money, so it’s a good idea to strategize before making your investment. With just a few careful considerations, you can find the perfect Read more…

Choosing the Right Outdoor Lighting

Features of a quality fixture From plant placement to layout, there are so many aspects to think about when planning an outdoor space. So, when it comes to outdoor lighting, do the fixtures make a difference in the end result? The short answer is, “Yes!” Whether creating an extravagant design to level up a home’s Read more…

Five Ways To Finish Your Outdoor Projects Like A Pro

(ARA) – What do those guys on the landscaping shows have that you don’t have? (Besides their own TV show, that is.) They have all the right tools to make their job easier, whether they’re building a deck, clearing brush to make way for a new patio or digging a hole for a backyard pond. Fortunately, Read more…

Create a Garden to Attract Beneficial Insects

To encourage high beneficial insect populations design your garden to incorporate a variety of flowering plants rich in nectar and pollen.  Choose cultivars with easily accessible pollen found in plants with a single layer of petals or a tubular flower form.  Common herbs, wildflowers, and scented plants are all attractive to beneficial insects.  Do not Read more…

Native Grasses

Native Grasses are survivors having evolved and adapted

Purchasing Grass Seed

There are two ways to purchase grass seed. One method is to visit the garden section of a retail store and pick out a package labeled with the intended use, such as “Shade Mix.” Alternatively, you can buy the latest cultivars and make up your own mix. Either way, you will still need to know Read more…

Elevate Your Outdoor Living Aesthetic

Top five reasons lighting can make your life better Creating an outdoor space that is beautiful, functional, and relaxing is on many homeowners’ must-do lists. Adding outdoor lighting can create opportunities for more enjoyment – from designing a welcoming front door to extending the hours you can spend on your patio. Here is a look Read more…

Is a Residential Irrigation System Worth It?

Installing an automated residential irrigation system is one of the best ways to keep your lawn and landscape beautiful and healthy by ensuring every blade of grass and every plant has the proper amount of water at the correct time. In addition to the convenience of automation, a residential irrigation system can also help minimize Read more…

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