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 »

Why You Should Fertilize Your Lawn in the Fall

Fertilizing Before Winter

You may be thinking, “why should I fertilize during the season where my lawn is covered with dead leaves and—soon enough—snow?” We totally get it; however, you’re thinking short-term. Fertilizing your lawn this fall will help you achieve your lawn care long-term goals, successfully strengthening your plants and overall landscaping before winter. In turn, you… Read more »

How to Make and Maintain Healthy Soil

Improve Your Soil's Health

So, you have a great garden space, but terrible soil? Or perhaps you’re that blessed gardener with healthy soil, but you need to maintain it? No matter your situation, we have you covered! What is soil made from? Soil is composed of minerals and organic matter and there are generally 3 sizes that will classify… Read more »

3 Common Mistakes You’re Probably Making with Your Lawn Care

Lawn Care Mistakes to Avoid

Having a well-manicured lawn is a great feeling, boosting your curb appeal and overall value of your home. However, many people are guilty of making a few common mistakes that can compromise the quality of your lawn. Thankfully, many missteps can be easily reversed! Here are a few mistakes you could be making with your… Read more »