Landscaping Your Front Yard For Curb Appeal


You love your house, and you probably want visitors and passersby to appreciate it, too. That comes with curb appeal. Keeping the house itself in a good state of repair is a good start. However, the landscaping leading up to the house also has implications for curb appeal. Make over your front yard to best show off your home. Attend to the Path As with the house's exterior, your first step should be ensuring the path is in good repair.

18 August 2016

Mow Like A Pro: Simple Mowing Solutions To Improve The Look Of Your Lawn


Maintaining your home can be overwhelming, but it is an important aspect in maintaining your investment. While washing your exterior and cleaning the interior are most likely priorities, you should also focus on your landscape. Considering landscaping increases your home's curb appeal and overall value by 5 to 20 percent, maintaining your lawn, shrubs, trees, and flowerbeds is smart. Thankfully, improving your landscape design by concentrating on your lawn is a great place to start.

8 April 2016

Uses For Wood Chips


Wood chips are typically inexpensive, and they can be very useful around the yard and garden. You can find wood chips for sale from many landscaping and tree removal services (such as The Bushel Stop).    Use as Mulch Put a layer of wood chips around the base of trees and in any flowerbeds or gardens to help improve the look of your yard and limit the amount of weeding you'll need to do.

26 August 2015

3 Ways Self Storage Is Perfect For Storing Yard Equipment During The Off Season


Taking care of your lawn is a full-time job during the spring and summer, requiring all manner of lawnmowers, weed eaters, or other lawn care devices. Yet, what are you to do with all that stuff come fall when you don't need it anymore? This is a common problem for a lot of people, as yard equipment litters their property during the off season, often at the mercy of the elements.

18 August 2015

3 Reasons Why You Need A Gas Cap On Your Vehicle


Who doesn't want to save money on their gas bill for their vehicle? Everyone is looking for ways to cut corners and save on the cost of owning a vehicle. However, you might not realize just how important the gas cap is to your vehicle. If you want to help save the environment and promote clean air, you need to make sure you are doing everything you can to take care of your ride.

9 August 2015

Fertilizing Your Organic Garden: Some Important Dos And Don'ts


Starting an organic garden can be a great experience, especially for those who enjoy gardening and cooking with fresh, organic fruits, vegetables, and herbs. Fertilization is an important part of keeping your garden growing nice and healthy. Before you get started with your garden then, there are some fertilization tips you should be aware of. DO Conduct a Soil Test First and foremost, it's always recommended that you complete a soil test before you grow anything in the ground that you plan on consuming yourself.

5 August 2015

Fixing Leaf Drop In Potted Jasmine Plants From Overwatering


Many people feel that one of the best things about the summer season is the smell of jasmine planted in pots around their backyard.  However, if you're going into this season with a lot of rain, you may find that the leaves in your jasmine plant fall off easily, leaving your plant looking thin and sickly. If this is something that you are noticing, it's time to repot your jasmine.

30 July 2015