Spring Is Springing!

By now, you’ve surely noticed that the days are getting longer. Spring is just around the corner, and with it, there’ll be bluer skies, warmer weather and a return to the outdoor work! We personally can’t wait. And to help you get ready for the warmer days, we’ve got some advice for your outdoor landscaping. With just a little maintenance here and there, you’ll save yourself time, money and effort in the long run. Big repair projects are no fun for anyone. Tend to Your Trees and Shrubs Soon, the trees and shrubs will be putting out new leaves and..

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It’s Time for Some Fall Bulb Planting

Are you hoping for some beautiful flowers come spring time? If so, now’s the time to plant some bulbs! While you can technically plant your fall bulbs up until the first freeze, the earlier you get them into the ground, the better. More time in the soil allows the bulb to develop a better root structure, which will result in prettier and bigger blooms come the spring. Some popular choices are daffodils, crocus, tulips, alliums and hyacinths, which grow pretty well up here in our Milwaukee, WI metro area climate. Don’t forget to consider planting some garlic too if you..

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Three Ways to Use Autumn Leaves

Colorful background of fallen autumn leavesUp here in Wisconsin, we’re blessed with a rich burst of color when autumn rolls around. There’s nothing lovelier than the blends of reds, yellows and oranges from the maples, oaks and birches. In fact, if you’re interested in taking a drive through our lovely state to take in autumn’s best, peak color is estimated for the third week of October, according to Travel Wisconsin. Meanwhile, there are all of the leaves in your yard to deal with. We’ve come up with three great ways to recycle those leaves, resulting in a healthier..

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