4 Things You Need To Do Before Installing Sprinkler Systems
1 February 2018
If you are tired of manually watering your yard, change things up this year and install a sprinkler system. Before you start digging though, there are some things that you need to do before you start installing sprinkler systems.
Check on a Building Permit
First, you need to check and find out if you need a building permit in order to install your sprinklers in your yard. Building rules vary a lot from one state to the next, and can even vary within a state, so you want to make sure that you have the proper permission and authority before you make major changes to your property.
The Potential Dangers Of A Tick Bite
30 October 2017
No one likes the thought of being bitten by a bug or other pest. Unfortunately, however, some creatures do bite and bite regularly, and this includes ticks. Ticks are found in trees, bushes, and in the general outdoors. And, worst of all, their bites can carry many potential dangers. For this reason, it is smart to have your trees and your yard sprayed regularly to help prevent tick infestations. If you're still not convinced that this step is necessary, then consider the many dangers that can come with tick bites.
4 Things to Do for Your Trees in Winter to Prevent Summer Storm Problems
19 January 2017
Winter may not seem like a time to worry about summer thunderstorms and high winds, but when it comes to your trees, winter is the best time to address these concerns. This is because winter is the prime time to prune and do some basic maintenance on most trees. What you do now could save you major damage when the clouds roll in later.
#1: Remove weak wood
In most storms, the first branches to come down will be those that are already damaged or weak.
5 Things You Need To Know About Pruning Fruit Trees
9 January 2017
If you're like many modern homeowners, you're interested in growing some of your own fruits and vegetables in your outdoor living space rather than having a purely ornamental lawn and garden area. Fruit trees used to be a common sight in city, suburban, and rural backyards, and although they disappeared from view for several decades, they've regained popularity in all parts of the country. However, backyard fruit tree care isn't the kind of common knowledge it was back in the day when they were in almost every yard, and today's homeowners sometimes struggle with keeping fruit trees healthy and sound.