During spring and summer, landscape crews are busy with myriad tasks including: planting, watering, mowing, fertilizing. All too often, pruning shrubs and trees is pushed to the side, or performed at the wrong time. But pruning should take place on a regular annual schedule, depending on the type of tree or shrub, and should rank high on your […]
As the owner of a landscaped business property, you know appearances count. But these days, many commercial property owners are taking a step beyond appearances and initiating landscape sustainability practices. Rest assured, these practices are more than a trend. Concerns about water quality and supply, use of chemical treatments and the planting of water-guzzling or invasive species aren’t […]
Generally, mulch is defined as any material that is spread over soil to keep it insulated and free of weeds as well as increasing moisture retention. Mulch can be made from a wide range of materials, including rocks, wood chips, leaves, grass clippings and occasionally newspaper. As the material decays over time, it enriches the […]
Controlling mosquitoes around your business can be one of the most frustrating parts of the summer months. Mosquitoes are known to carry many diseases, and you should be proactively trying to limit you and your customer’s exposure to them. Fortunately, there are ways you can landscape specifically for mosquito control.
Most business owners are mindful of maintaining healthy lawns to promote a better image, but like everyone else, they’re eager to be good citizens and conserve water. Fortunately, the more healthy your lawn is, the less water it should need. Here are five reasons why.