Leaves: To Rake Or Not To Rake?

Posted on: 2 September 2016

Every fall, homeowners are faced with huge piles of leaves. You not only have to deal with the leaves from your trees; you also have to deal with the leaves blowing from other people's yards. Raking and bagging these leaves is a long and tedious business. Some experts say that this process is not necessary, but you may worry that you are shirking your duty. Should you bother your leaves or just let them lie? [Read More]

How To Install And Effectively Use A Retaining Wall Around Your Home

Posted on: 15 August 2016

Floods take over homes and cause billions of dollars in damages every year. While it does not stop people from living on the coasts, on flood plains or near marshes, swamps and major waterways, it does cause a lot of heartache. If you are anywhere near a low-lying plain and lots of water and have not encountered a major flood yet, you are very lucky. If you have had to deal with a major flood and major loss of property, then it is time to get serious. [Read More]

Opt For Tree Removal When A Struggling Tree Is Not Able To Fully Recover

Posted on: 2 August 2016

As a homeowner, you may take great pride in keeping your property beautiful. However, taking care of your landscaping, especially when you have a lot of trees on your property, may not always be that easy to accomplish. Once you notice that one of your trees is not looking that healthy, you should try to determine the problem. Whether you are able to analyze the symptoms and find out on your own or you rely on professional help, getting to the bottom of the problem as quickly as possible is the best way to maximize the chance of a complete recovery. [Read More]

Rose Of Sharon: The Hibiscus For Colder Climates

Posted on: 25 July 2016

If you love the look of hibiscus flowers, but don't live in a tropical climate, Rose of Sharon (Hibiscus syriacus), also called althea, may just be the perfect flowering shrub for your landscape. The profuse single or double flowers appear in late summer in shades of white, pink, rose, purple and blue. They are not as large, but just as beautiful, as those of its tropical cousins. Where Will Rose of Sharon Grow? [Read More]