Lawn and Garden

We chose our photo for this category very carefully because we realize that what you see here may be about the entire yard you have if you live in a town home or duplex. Some of you may even be living in a condo with no yard at all. No matter how small the space you can enrich it with some tender loving care and a few plants.

A patio, lawn and container grown plants

Notice how these folks are landscaping the patio area with container grown plants. You can do that even if all you have is a balcony over looking the parking lot. No matter how small the space you can have a garden to retreat to, relax and commune with nature.

Other than maybe Spring or Fall when the weather is decent, what are you waiting for?

Should You Use Pesticides on Your Lawn
You will need to learn and understand the risks and benefits for yourself. Then knowing the dangers of pesticides, you can decide if you should use pesticides on your lawn.......Read More

Sheet composting -- making black gold in your backyard
This article is not about composting your sheets; hopefully you wash them before they get to that stage. If you are reading it you must have already heard about the value of compost. Just in case y......Read More

Lawn Maintenance for Your Property
In addition to your desire for a beautiful home and property keeping up the lawn maintenance for your property is a requirement in many neighborhoods, especially if you have an HOA (home owner’s ass......Read More

Three Reasons why I use a lawn care company
I know for sure that spring is just around the corner because the lawn care company came and performed my first lawn treatment of 2013. The fact that they showed up and......Read More

Enhance your property with landscape lighting
If you are giving your lawn a makeover, consider adding some landscape lighting to enhance your property. Basic landscaping can definitely add appeal to your lawn, but it is only visible during the d......Read More

Selecting a Landscape Manager
Selecting a Landscape Manager or management company should not be confused with selecting a lawn care service or fertilization program. Those are topics we will discuss in other articles. Some of us ......Read More

Sprinkler Repairs Again!
We all know we can save some money by doing those little honey do's ourselves most of the time. If you're like me, you hope it's the last time you need to fix that honey do for awhile. Being a lawn ca......Read More

A Yard for the Entire Family
I hope I have made the point that proper planning before the first shovel full of dirt is moved is the logical way to do this. The entire project does not need to be completed at the same time or eve......Read More