Category: Landscaping

Choosing the Right Lawn Edging for Your Home

Lawn Maintenance Tips

  When we’re working on our lawns, we often focus heavily on the quality of the lawn itself, rather than its organization. But that latter part is key. Where a garden or lawn ends, and the next section of your back or front yard begins, is known as a lawn’s edge, and its maintenance, otherwise… Read more »

Three Ways to Increase the Value of Your Home with Your Curb Appeal

Tips to Improve Your Landscaping

Many homeowners underestimate how important curb appeal is. The best part? Little changes can make a huge difference! In fact, all homeowners should consider ways to improve curb appeal in order to increase the value of their home. Whether or not you’re looking to sell, it’s good to implement some changes which will boost your… Read more »

Choosing the Right Mulch for Your Landscape

Bark Mulch in the Hnads of a Gardener

The decision to mulch your landscape comes with numerous benefits. Mulching adds to the beauty of your landscape, creating a refreshed, polished look around the exterior of your home. Mulch comes in several types of materials and in various colors, so here are a few things to consider to help you choose the best mulch… Read more »

How to Enhance Your Front Yard

Front Yard Landscaping

Your front yard is the first thing people notice about your house. Whether your home is on the market, or whether you just want your property to be attractive, enhancing your front yard is a good idea. If your lawn is looking a little blah, read on to learn how to design a beautiful outdoor… Read more »

Landscaping For Beginners

Tips for simple landscaping

Warmer weather is on the horizon and it’s time to breathe life back into your landscaping. Are you hesitant because you’ve never landscaped before? Don’t worry! Here are a few beginner tips to spruce up your landscape design! Make a plan Your landscape is exactly that – yours! So the first step in tackling the… Read more »

Valentine’s Day Gifts for Gardening Lovers

Valentine’s Day Gifts for Gardening Lovers

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, and if you’ve got someone in your life who loves planting, pruning, mulching and more, you may be wondering about the perfect gift. Read on for a few ideas for Valentine’s Day gifts for gardening lovers, and plant the seeds of love in your gardener’s heart this year…. Read more »

How to Care for Seedlings After Germination

How to Care for Seedlings After Germination

Once a seed sprouts and begins to grow after germination, a little help is required for the seedling to grow into a full plant. Though not necessarily difficult, caring for seedlings requires your full attention and care when your goal is healthy and robust plants. Watch out for threats Damping off is a horticultural disease… Read more »

Let’s Celebrate National Rose Month

Pink and White Roses

Did you know that June is national rose month? While roses are most the popular on Valentine’s Day and Mother’s Day, we think they deserve praise all year round. Do you love the beautiful flower but you’re not quite sure how to grow and maintain them? No worries, we have your back. You can plant… Read more »

How to Garden Without Doing Harm to Your Body

Woman in Pain from Gardening

Now that the weather is warming up, we want to get outside and dig up our garden to make it beautiful once again for the upcoming summer months.  Gardening however, is no easy feat. We have to weed, dig, plant and mulch and it takes a lot of time and commitment. Although it can be… Read more »

How to Prune Your Hedges Like a Pro

Pruning Hedges

Hedges are some of the most underrated landscaping features. Why? Perhaps it’s because a fair number of homeowners don’t understand how to correctly prune them, and show off their true potential to the neighborhood. But don’t worry: the team at Suburban Lawn Sprinkler Company has compiled a list of helpful pruning tips so you can… Read more »

Landscaping Ideas for Steep Slopes

Landscaping Ideas for Steep Slopes

Though it may sound difficult, landscaping a steep slope is entirely possible as long as you choose the right plant species and understand the potential problems associated with landscaping on an incline. The main issues you may encounter when landscaping a steep slope include maintenance, erosion, and lack of sunlight or lack of shade. Try… Read more »

Tips for Preventing and Treating Lawn Fungus

Tips for Preventing and Treating Lawn Fungus

Ever wonder whether those dead-looking gray patches on your lawn might be something more serious than sun damage? If so, you might be right. That’s because lawn fungus can be easily mistaken for other conditions, and it’s important to diagnose this problem before it spreads. But don’t worry—the team at Suburban Lawn has compiled a… Read more »