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 […]
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.
Ever wondered why your lawn has patches of perfectly circular yellow rings? You may be dealing with a case of “necrotic ring spot.” Necrotic ring spot is actually a fungus that infects lawns and kills grass. Its name was derived from the unique circular pattern that it creates in grass.
Even after one good rain shower, weeds can become an unsightly nuisance around your commercial property. Keeping weeds under control means taking steps to properly protect against them before their seeds grab hold in your landscaping. The good news is that there are a number of commercial products available that professional landscapers in Chicago can use […]