3 Unexpected Benefits Of Trimming Your Trees

Posted on: 21 October 2015

If you're like most homeowners, you appreciate the look of a well-kept yard and strive to keep your lawn mowed and your trees trimmed. However, you may not be aware that trimming trees provides several benefits beyond enhancing the visual appeal of your yard. Following are three reasons why regular trimming is good for your trees. 1. Tree Trimming Keeps Pathogen and Pest Populations Down Trees that aren't properly trimmed on a regular basis turn into environments conducive to the development of pathogens and pest populations. [Read More]

Three Jobs For Which It's Best To Involve A Professional Tree Removal Service

Posted on: 20 October 2015

As a homeowner, taking care of the trees around your property is one of your regular responsibilities. While most people can perform seasonal tasks, such as trimming overgrown branches and raking leaves, projects that are more involved can be dangerous, carrying such risks as being struck by a heavy branch, falling or even being electrocuted from nearby power lines. There comes a time that it's best to put down your pruners and pick up the phone to call a licensed tree removal service to handle your job. [Read More]

2 Great Woods To Use In Your Landscaping

Posted on: 20 October 2015

Wooden design elements can make your landscaping more stylish, fun and useful. For instance, a basic bench can make your landscape more enjoyable. A simple wooden flower box can also help you segregate different soils, which is very useful in maintaining perfect soil acidity. However, when you add a wooden object into your landscaping, you want to make sure it is waterproof. The dew, rain and sprinklers can quickly deteriorate certain types of wood. [Read More]

How To Winterize Your Desert Landscaping

Posted on: 15 October 2015

Have you recently moved to a warmer climate and don't know how to prepare your yard for winter? Are you concerned that you don't know how to protect your plants during cold weather? If you're new to the Southwest, here are some tips on winterizing your desert landscaping:   Schedule a pruning before the first frost: Many people new to Southwest living wrongfully assume that desert plants need little care. In fact, ornamental grasses such as Mexican Thread Grass, Deer Grass, or Pink Muhly Grass need to be cut back six inches from the ground so that new growth will occur in the spring. [Read More]