The Northeast Is Facing Its Worst Drought in Years

The Northeast Is Facing Its Worst Drought in Years

For the past several years, much of the West Coast has been gripped by a devastating drought that has compromised crop yields and forced communities to carefully ration water. Now, a new drought has taken hold on the other side of the country in the Northeast. In places like western New York, Massachusetts and southern… Read more »

Preventing and Controlling Erosion in Your Yard

Landscaped Flower Beds

Water is a necessary ingredient for a healthy, green lawn. As is the case with many things in life however, it’s possible to have too much of a good thing. When large volumes of water flow across the surface of your lawn, it can erode the landscape and undo all your hard work. Sloped surfaces… Read more »

Sprinkler Systems & Water Conservation [Infographic]

With the hottest months of summer just around the corner, irrigation systems all over the country are about to start working overtime to keep lawns lush and green. That’s why we put together a handy infographic to help you get the most out of your irrigation system this season. In it, we cover everything from… Read more »

Landscape Lighting Ideas to Make Your Yard Shine After Dark

Landscape Lighting

You’ve spent a lot of time working on your home’s landscaping. Wouldn’t it be nice to show it off after dark? Adding outdoor lighting your yard is a great way to highlight your favorite landscaping features and establish a warm, comfortable nighttime ambiance. Today we’ll take a moment to share a few tips to help… Read more »

Treat Your Lawn Mower to a Spring Tuneup

Treat Your Lawn Mower to a Spring Tuneup

It’s officially springtime, and that means it’s time to dust of the tools and get back to work in the garden. After a long winter in the garage, your lawn mower could probably use a little attention before you fire it up again. A quick tuneup will ensure that your mower performs efficiently and consistently… Read more »

Lawn Mower Buying Guide

Lawn Mower Buying Guide

Once you’ve planted everything and got your garden setup the way you want it, investing in a high-quality lawn mower will keep you from spending a ridiculous amount of time on your lawn. The trouble most people face when shopping for a lawnmower is trying to decide which is the best lawn mower of the… Read more »

Freshening Your Lawn After the Thaw

Freshening Your Lawn After the Thaw

With spring just around the corner, you are probably getting antsy to get outside again. As the season changes and takes with it the snowbanks, you also can see some noticeable changes in your lawn. Although it is tempting to go out and get started on beautifying your lawn on the first hint of a… Read more »

Show Off Your Lawn After Dark with Landscape Lighting

Show Off Your Lawn After Dark with Landscape Lighting

The proper lighting can create a peaceful ambience inside the home. Many homeowners and decorators choose mood lighting for bedrooms or bright lighting for kitchens, allowing each area to be as bright as needed or relaxed and inviting to set an appropriate mood. The right lighting can make a world of different not only inside… Read more »

Could Your Lawn Care Expenses be Tax Deductible?

Could Your Lawn Care Expenses be Tax Deductible?

Tax season is in full swing, and if you’re like most Americans you’re probably looking for any opportunity you can to deduct expenses from your taxable income. If you’re a homeowner, chances are you’ve invested hundreds or even thousands of dollars in the care and maintenance of your lawn over the course of the past… Read more »

Protecting Your Landscaping From Winter Weather

Protecting Your Landscaping From Winter Weather

There’s no doubt about it: winter weather can be harsh on your landscaping. But even if the days have turned cold already, you can still take some precautionary steps to protect your lawn from damaging winter weather. With these tips, your lawn will bounce back quickly when spring is back in bloom! To prepare your… Read more »