Summer Yard Care - Landscaping Yards
Summer Checklist for Yard Care
Ah, summer! Your plan on a typical Saturday during the hot months might be to pack the cooler, put it in the car and drive to the beach. But wait! Your yard did not get the memo; it expects care all summer long. To keep it happy, consult this checklist to make sure your yard's not going to pot while you go to the beach!
Easier Lawn Care With Automatic Irrigation Systems
Do irrigation systems waste water? That's sort of like asking if light bulbs waste electricity, when we all know it's people who waste electricity, not light bulbs. Same with automatic irrigation systems. Use them properly, and you can actually save on water in the long run.
Lawn Mower Care FAQ - Tips on Care for Lawn Mowers
Are you a "gadgets person?" If so, you may not need this FAQ on lawn mower care. Some folks enjoy tinkering around and don't mind lawn mower care that much. But for others, lawn mower care is bothersome. For them, it's bad enough that the lawn has to be mowed; they feel put upon that, in addition, lawn mower care is required. The tips in this...
Mosquito Control: Landscaping to Combat West Nile Virus
Do you know about West Nile virus? Do you know how it ties in with landscaping? Well, how you landscape has an impact on the mosquito population. For example, taking away their breeding habitats means fewer of the little buggers to sting you. But that's just the beginning; read my article to learn how to make your yard less mosquito-friendly.
Deer-Resistant Plants - Preventing Lyme Disease Naturally
You may not worry about deer eating your plants, figuring, "Hey, I have plenty of plants; let the deer eat a few." Problem is the concern over having deer rampaging through your property extends beyond damage to plants. That's because deer also bring deer ticks, which carry Lyme disease.
Hurricane Safety Tips
Summer is hurricane season. If you've ever seen what even a mild hurricane can do, you know those gusts can wreak havoc with your landscaping. What can you do? Well, you can take steps to minimize damage. It's all about thinking ahead, and these simple reminders will keep you one step ahead of the storm.