Three Low-Maintenance Landscaping Trees Perfect for Busy Homeowners

If you're like the majority of modern homeowners, you sometimes experience a conflict between wanting to have a nice yard and garden area and wanting to spend your leisure time doing something other than yard work. You probably also know people whose entire weekends are taken up by landscape maintenance chores and have no desire to replicate their lifestyle. However, you don't have to make a choice between having a drab, lackluster outdoor living space and spending your evenings and weekends babying along fussy trees and shrubs.   Read More...

Planted Young Trees This Fall? 3 Tips To Protect Them From The Cold Winter

If you planted young trees this fall, they will not make it through the winter if you do not prepare them first. To ensure they do stay alive, below are three tips on what you need to do to keep them safe during the cold winter. Take Care of the Roots One of the most important things to do is to care for the roots of the trees. This is where the main growth comes from and if the roots die so will the trees.   Read More...

Severely Leaning Trees: Why Can't You Straighten Your Tree Out?

If one of your backyard trees leans too closely to your house or garage, you may do all you can to straighten it out. But if bracing and staking your tree doesn't straighten it out, you may need to pull up the tree instead. Here are things that may affect your tree's growth and why removing the tree may be the best option for you. Why Does Your Tree Lean So Much?   Read More...

3 Yard And Garden Tasks It Makes Sense To Outsource

If you're like most homeowners, you enjoy spending time in your outdoor living space on evenings and weekends when weather permits. Relaxing with friends, family, and neighbors during backyard barbecues, simply sitting with a spouse, or relaxing solo while savoring a quiet moment are just a few activities that top the lists of many people. Some also appreciate the opportunity to grow a vegetable or herb garden and maybe even a fruit tree or two to provide food for the family table, while others get an immense amount of satisfaction out of growing beautiful flowers.   Read More...

Why You Don't Want To Cut Down A Tree On Your Own

Many homeowners enjoy doing things on their own and get a sense of pride for tackling a lot of the work that needs to be done around the house. However, professional tree services may not be one of the things that you want to pass up. Here are some reasons why you will want to avoid cutting down a tree on your own. You Could Damage Nearby Property When it comes to cutting down a tree, it is very important to make sure that you are cutting it so that it lands along a specific path.   Read More...