How to Plan Out Your Vegetable Garden

vegetables in a basket grown from a garden

Biting into a juicy, sweet tomato in the middle of summer, a waft of fragrant basil leaves, the sound of splitting a snap pea in half; there’s nothing like enjoying fresh food grown in your own garden. Growing a vegetable garden or an edible garden (one that includes herbs and alliums) is a simple way… Read more »

Spring Lawn Care Tips: Preparation, Watering, & Maintenance

Fresh spring grass with dew

After spending a winter buried under a thick blanket of snow, your lawn is likely looking a little downtrodden. But don’t resign yourself to living with a sad, tattered lawn just yet—with a minimal investment of time and energy, you can have your lush, green grass back in no time. All it takes is a… Read more »

Common Mistakes Every First-Time Gardener Makes

Woman Watering Her Garden

Gardening seems rather simple in theory—prepare the soil, plant, water, sunlight, watch your plants grow. Turns out, there are a lot of important elements that go into gardening that are often overlooked. Here are some of the most common gardening mistakes and how to avoid them! Planting without planning It’s common for gardeners to make… Read more »

Four Tips to Maintain Your Outdoor Lighting This Winter

Winter Landscape Lighting

Outdoor landscape lighting should be built to persevere through all seasons. But it doesn’t hurt to continue regular maintenance checks! Now that it’s winter, there are certain steps every homeowner should take to ensure that their outdoor landscape lighting is performing to the best of its ability and stays protected against the cold. Here are… Read more »

Understanding the Effects of Snow on Your Lawn

Snowy House

The winter means we can take a break from our normal lawn care routine. We already fertilized in the fall and there’s no need to mow, so that means we can sit back and relax until spring! However, while you’re taking a leave of absence from your lawn care, your lawn is battling cold temperatures… Read more »

5 Ways to Successfully Aerate Your Lawn

Lawn Aeration Shoes

A beautiful lawn doesn’t just appear overnight. It needs constant maintenance, a solid watering schedule, and some room to breathe—yes, your lawn needs to breathe! Aeration is vital to achieve and maintain a healthy lawn because it breaks up the compacted soil and allows for better circulation of air, water and nutrients. Luckily, there are… Read more »

4 Ways to Make Your Garden Thrive with Coffee Grounds

Coffee Grounds in Garden

The signature smell of fresh brewed coffee wakes us up and fuels our day. However, we are not the only ones that benefit from coffee. There are ways to make even your garden thrive with the one part of coffee we usually dispose of: coffee grounds! Here are four ways to put coffee grounds to… Read more »