New Landscape Makes a Yard Feel New Again

5 Must-Do Tree Care Tasks For The Winter-Spring Transition

As winter moves into spring, your landscape trees begin to come out of dormancy. Proper care at this time can prevent damage and disease while also ensuring your trees look their best and are at their healthiest through the upcoming spring and summer.  1. Remove Winter Wraps Trees are wrapped during winter for one of two reasons. Evergreens often end up with burlap wrap to protect the foliage from winter burns caused by drying cold winds. Read More 

Like Regular Change? 3 Landscape Features To Maximize Flexibility

Some homeowners may love working on their landscape and creating something beautiful to enjoy long-term. However, you might prefer regular change, making it difficult to invest in certain landscape features, knowing you will want to replace them over the years.  A viable solution is to invest in projects that maximize freedom and flexibility. This way, you can work with and around these core features to satisfy your desire for consistent change. Read More 

4 Tips For Better Lawn Fertilization

If you want a really green, lush, and healthy lawn, then you really do need to fertilize it. Fertilizers provide nitrogen, phosphorus, potassium, and sometimes other nutrients to make grass grow healthier and stronger. But how do you fertilize your lawn most effectively? Here are a few key tips. 1. Start early Many people will wait until the early summer when the grass is really starting to grow to fertilize it. Read More 

Creating An Attractive Landscape For Your Property

If you are wanting to make your property as attractive as possible, landscaping will be a major factor to consider. While homeowners may want their yards to be as attractive as possible, they may lack much of the information that is needed when it comes to designing, installing, and maintaining their landscaping. Having Beautiful Landscaping Does Not Have To Require Vast Amounts Of Water Despite the fact that a homeowner may want their yard to look as attractive as possible, they may fail to take steps to upgrade it due to assuming that a high-quality landscaping design will always require extensive watering. Read More 

Understanding The 3 Essential Goals Of Tree Maintenance

If you own any property, there's a reasonably good chance that you also own at least one tree. Trees are a common part of most American landscapes, and you can usually find one or two trees in even the smallest yards. Unfortunately, trees aren't the stoic and unmovable objects they seem to be at first glance. In fact, trees are susceptible to many potential problems.  Large or small, it's your responsibility as a homeowner to care for the trees on your property. Read More 

About Me

New Landscape Makes a Yard Feel New Again

Hi. My name is Martha. My husband Leo and I are empty nesters. The last of our three kids moved out of the home about eight years ago. Since that time, we have talked a great deal about retirement and what we wanted to do with our house. The house is slightly too large for just the two of us, but we already have two grandchildren and from the way our kids talk, we are in for plenty more. We have decided to stay in our home since it has plenty of room for our family to come and stay with us from time to time. The one thing we really wanted to change is the backyard. Leo retired last year, and I’ll be retiring in about six months. We are already talking with the landscape contractor, and I’m excited to share some of our plans with you!


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