One of the most annoying issues to deal with in summer is represented by weeds – all homeowners and gardeners know that. If you have weed-vulnerable plants or you grow vegetables and fruits, the issue becomes more serious, as weeds are known for inherently damaging crops. The use of fertilizers and weed killers or chemical treatments in summer is prohibited – the heat and the chemicals are a match made in hell for your soil, plants’ roots systems, turf, flowers and especially veggies and fruits – chemical weed killers also negatively impact the crops, making them inedible. This is why our lawn care Loveland, OH specialists are here today – they want to give you some tips on how to keep weeds at bay without stressing the soil, the vegetation and the crops.
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There is nothing more enjoyable as a homeowner than spending quality time on your property, enjoying the beneficial shade offered by your trees and vegetation and inhaling the tantalizing scents of your flowers. In summer, our gardens and landscapes become safe heavens where family and friends gather up to share unforgettable moments. But a lush, healthy and thriving property needs a bit of extra summer care. Summer comes with plenty of benefits and many downfalls, so you should be ready to do some extra work. Our lawn care Lebanon, OH experts and our landscaping Maineville, OH specialists decided to give you a crash course on mulching your vegetation.
Summer is hot and the temperatures can truly make us feel desperate, but extreme heat is something else – and a problem we can’t really avoid. In terms of lawn care, seasoned homeowners know how to maintain their turf and grasses as little damaged as possible during summer, but draught and prolonged extreme heat may lead to disastrous outcomes for the property. Contrary to popular belief, watering is not enough to keep your grass sparkling green even in the midst of an extreme heat wave. This is why our lawn care Lebanon, OH experts are here today: they want to share some of their tips with you to help you keep your lush, thriving lawn healthy even if the scorching sunrays threaten to burn everything to the ground.
Perennial vegetation is a valuable asset on any property, as it represents the very foundation of a timeless colored and scented landscape. Perennial flowers and plants however, do fade and dry throughout the warm season, but this doesn’t mean you cannot do something about it. Do you want your perennials to blossom again once past the point of fading? Do you want to reboot them and have your landscape boast in color, foliage and inflorescence? Then let’s hear out our lawn care Maineville, OH experts! They have a short guide on how to “convince” your perennials to flower once more.
Fragrant flowers and plants are a terrific addition to any property and scent is just as important as color, contrast and texture in a landscape. You may enjoy the breathtaking green shades of foliage and the rainbow-like colors of your flower beds and rows, but nothing compares to having your heart filled with the hypnotizing aroma of scented flowers, shrubs or vines. Today, our landscaping Mason, OH specialists got together with their lawn care Liberty Township, OH colleagues and offer you a quick guide on where and how to plant fragrant flowers on your property to make the best of their tantalizing scents.
We said a while ago that homeowners needed to have some patience before getting too excited about spring and summer lawn care activities. We are sure you already have an early summer lawn care and landscaping Loveland, OH activities’ schedule and you are ready to plant new flowers and revamp the property, but you should also know a few things about preventative measures. Summer comes with high temperatures and a lot of subsequent troubles, so you need to be ready to face them all. Our lawn care Loveland, OH experts want to offer you a quick guide on preventative early summer lawn management so you don’t forget something important.
Having and keeping your trees healthy all year long is not rocket science, but it is of utmost importance if you want your entire property to thrive. Most people take trees for granted. Except from some seasonal pruning and cleaning, they make the mistake of thinking that trees manage on their own. However, just as our lawn care Liberty Township, OH experts warn, you should never let your trees unattended. They are more susceptible to harm than you can possibly imagine and you should make sure they are healthy all summer long. These are some tips and tricks you can make good use of to ensure the healthy development of your trees.
The simplest definition of integrated landscapes suggests that a combination of flowers, decorative plants, vegetables, and spices – when planted together following a set of rules – becomes a mini-ecosystem that is self-sustainable. A mix of flowers, veggies, and scented herbs follow the main rules of organic landscaping and lawn care and offer you a healthy edible garden. Our lawn care Loveland, OH specialists were asked about the easiest way of achieving a small integrated landscape and today they came up with some ideas. The main point is that some vegetables, flowers, and scented herbs act as companions for one another, fending off pests and boosting each other’s healthy development. So let’s see today how you can create a small integrated landscape on your property with little effort.
We have talked about “spring fever” before, but this time, we won’t address the issues of early-starting your regular lawn care and landscaping activities. Instead, we will tackle the delicate problem of lawn watering. Water may not be a scarce resource in your area, but recent studies showed that single-family households spend high amounts of money on water bills and consume large amounts of water on gardening and lawn care. In the broader context of resources preservation and money saving tips and tricks, our lawn care West Chester, OH experts assembled a short, useful guide on how to save some water and some money while keeping your lawn and landscape sparkling green and thriving even during the blazing summer months.
This year is going to be a very colored one and you can easily figure this out by reading fashion and design magazines. In outdoor architecture and landscaping such trends are also becoming more and more popular and lawn care Liberty Township, OH experts predict a very busy spring in offering homeowners the best ideas and the proper lawn management plans for them to add more colors to their front yards. Colors bring joy, fun and beauty – they can brighten up and liven up any outdoor space, turning into a heavenly garden. Our landscaping Mason, OH experts joined their lawn care Liberty Township, OH colleagues and came up with five ways of adding color to a property.