Where to Place Landscape Lighting

Where to Place Landscape Lighting

When you home is perfectly landscaped and has various flowers, ornamental plants, and trees nestled throughout your property.  During the day the bright colors, and deep greens, along with the sprawling bushes look great. At night how can you really enjoy and appreciate the beauty that nature has given you?  Landscape lighting is as important and the plants them selves.  Sometimes the summer heat doesn’t […]

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Discovering The Beauty of Outdoor Water Features

Discovering The Beauty of Outdoor Water Features

Having a water feature installed in any garden space will bring a sense of calm and cool to your environment and lend a real air of tranquility that you may not have thought possible. Nowadays, there are seemingly limitless options when it comes to water features, with the majority of them pre-made and easily installed. Whether you prefer a wall fountain or a cascade feature, […]

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Ants In Yard Infestation Treatment

Ants In Yard Infestation Treatment

Texas is home to numerous species of ants, thus can be the most difficult pests to rid from your home, garden or lawn. Ants in yard infestation can wreak havoc on plant life and leave unsightly mounds in your lawn or garden. There two methods by which to resolve your ant problem, by extermination or prevention. Natural and organic solutions are safest when getting rid […]

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Importance of Lawn Soil Analysis

Importance of Lawn Soil Analysis

Knowing Is Half The Battle Soil is made up of minerals, organic matter, air and water. Soil contains nutrients and is the foundation for plants. The importance of lawn soil analysis is to provide a complete understanding how to improve soil quality. Improving your soil increases plant health, therefore is critical to growing a lawn. If your grass is not growing as well as it could? […]

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Lawn Aeration and Seeding

Lawn Aeration and Seeding

Remedy for a patchy and unhealthy lawns. When you lawn is looking less green and has more spots of yellow than you care to admit, perhaps it might be time to consider lawn aeration and seeding.  Several factors can contribute to you lawn not looking its best, but being proactive can put you on the right path to recovery.  These factors include: Heavy thatch build […]

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First Spring Lawn Mowing Tips

First Spring Lawn Mowing Tips

Dormant grass is in process of resuming its growth cycle.  As temperature warm and rains begin to fall, this signals the start of you grass growth, therefore it will soon be time mow your yard. Here are a few First Spring Lawn Mowing Tips. Lawn Mower Maintenance Tune up your mower. Change the oil, air filter and spark plug. Cleaning the top and undercarriage, removing dirt […]

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Full Sun Annuals That Bloom All Summer

Full Sun Annuals That Bloom All Summer

When the summer heat takes hold, most gardeners get tired from working in the garden. To work smarter and save yourself from the hot sun, you need to look for flowering plants annuals that bloom throughout the summer season with little work involved. The good news is that you have a wide selection of summer blooms to choose from when planting your summer garden.  Check […]

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When To Spray Pre Emergent Herbicides?

When To Spray Pre Emergent Herbicides?

The timing of pre- and post-emergent herbicide to your lawn is very important. Applying them too late or too early will basically be a waste of time, as well as wasting herbicide. So when to spray pre emergent herbicides? How They Work Pre emergent herbicides are an effective preventative for controlling weeds. Properly using a pre-emergent will establish a chemical barrier that will not kill […]

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Kid Friendly Garden Ideas

Kid Friendly Garden Ideas

Gardening is a special activity which is both relaxing and makes you feel like you are at peace. It doesn’t matter whether you are a gardener with your own garden or just a small piece of gardening paradise in your backyard, you know that using your hands to create something that special is a feeling that fills your entire body. Sharing that feeling with someone […]

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How To Pressure Wash A Retaining Wall

How To Pressure Wash A Retaining Wall

A stone wall provides strength and beauty to your landscape. It can create terraces for gardening while replacing old shrubs or grass as a means of preventing erosion. Over time your wall can become dirty and stained. It is  important to properly maintain  and clean a landscape stone wall so that it doesn’t lose its luster.  There are several options for cleaning a stone wall. […]

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