Using Lime On Your Lawn
Many homeowners wish they could swap their spotty lawns with the ones in the movies or TV shows. These common fantasies about having lush green backyards are consistent for homeowners all over the country. Unfortunately, growing a lawn that is the envy of your neighborhood requires ongoing work. In New Jersey, some have found success with fertilizing, mowing, aeration, and even using lime! But does this really work?
Where and Why Your Yard Needs Mulch
Does My Yard Need Mulch? When mornings start with birds chirping, flowers breaking through the ground, and warm sunlight, it can only mean one thing – Spring has arrived! This is the time of year when you get to work outside and care for your lawn before the humid temperatures arrive in New Jersey. When […]
Understanding Grasses That Grow in the Shade
Types of Grasses That Grow In The Shade No two dream backyards look the same. Some are simple, consisting only of a big grassy area for kids to run and play in. Others are more intricate with retaining walls, entertaining areas, and trees to create shaded areas on hot summer days. One of the long-term […]
Overseeding in the Spring: Is It Necessary?
Do I Really Need to Overseed? The winter season can be rough on New Jersey lawns, leaving many homeowners wondering why there are brown patches on what was once a lush emerald green masterpiece. The good news is – there is a way to revive a lawn that looks less than stellar as the spring […]
Edging and Trimming Your Yard To Enhance Curb Appeal
Heighten Your Curb Appeal With Proper Trimming Having a home to be proud of is a goal for many individuals. The front sidewalk is one angle that can help your home truly stand out. Does it appear dreary and dull or does it seem sharp, well-kept and welcoming? This first appearance or impression is known […]
Caring For Newly Planted Trees
Upkeeping Your Newly Planted Trees The Right Way Spring is the perfect time to work on sprucing up your backyard with new flowers, fresh mulch, and even planting trees. Trees are a great addition to any yard in New Jersey and offer several benefits over time. Trees attract new wildlife, they create shade, and as […]
Why Do I Need Topsoil?
Do I Need Topsoil? How Necessary Is It? Whether you are planting a brand new lawn or starting a new garden in time for the Spring season, getting it right the first time will help alleviate stress and money in the long run. Many homeowners ask, “do I need topsoil?” Before taking tips from every […]