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 »

Making the Most of Your Landscape Lighting

Making the Most of Your Landscape Lighting

Installing landscape lighting in your yard is a great way to add a warm ambiance to the space in the evenings. It can also make dark pathways and steps easier to traverse at night. Before you invest in landscape lighting, however, it’s a good idea to do some preliminary planning to ensure the finished product… Read more »

Don’t Forget to Water in the Fall

Don't Forget to Water in the Fall

We’re already halfway through September and summer is almost at an end. That means it’s time to start rethinking our lawn-care strategy for the fall. This is an excellent opportunity to prepare your lawn for dormancy in the winter so it will come back green and healthy when spring rolls around. As the relentless heat… Read more »

The Unique Virtues of Push Reel Mowers

The Unique Virtues of Push Reel Mowers

These days, gas-powered lawnmowers are about as ubiquitous as driveway basketball hoops and SUVs in American suburbia. You might see the occasional homeowner mowing their postage stamp lawn with an electric alternative, but by and large gas-powered motors are the norm. Just a few short decades ago, however, the push reel mower reigned supreme. You… Read more »

Managing the Effects of a Drought on Your Lawn

Managing the Effects of Drought on Your Lawn

For first-time homeowners, it can be tricky to know how to handle your lawn during a drought, and if you don’t know what you’re doing it’s easy to overwater. Here are some easy ways to protect your lawn during a drought and avoid watering too much, or too little. You have two options when it… Read more »