Your Landscaping Checklist for 2019

November brings the snap of winter and the promise of a great Thanksgiving dinner. Landscaping is probably not the first thing most of us think of. Still, if you want to have a gorgeous landscape in the spring, there are a number of tasks you’re going to want to get done, preferably before the holiday. Plant Spring Bulbs If you want any bulb-based plants in your landscape, this is the time to get them in the ground. In Wisconsin, tulips, daffodils, hyacinths, autumn crocuses, and iris plants are all solid choices. They’ll erupt into brilliant color in due time, ushering..

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Do I Have to Ask My Neighbor For Permission to Build My Fence?

Wisconsin fence law doesn’t require you to ask your neighbor for permission to build your own fence on your own land. It also strongly encourages neighbors to reach agreements about their fences. We always strongly encourage all our customers to talk to their neighbors before we begin work, just to make sure there aren’t any misunderstandings. Most people get into trouble when they don’t pay attention to the boundary line of a property. While fences don’t form a new boundary line, they certainly can stray onto land your neighbor owns if you’re not careful. This can lead to a..

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4 Mistakes Homeowners Make When Buying a Fence

Fences are an iconic part of homeownership. They can help you carve out a little outdoor sanctuary that’s all your own. They can protect your children and your pets. If you have a pool, they protect the neighborhood kids, too. But as simple and as straightforward as a fence might seem to be, building one does come with some common pitfalls. Failing to research the property line. You may think you know exactly where your property line is, but you should never assume. And you need to be thinking about building the fence just inside the line. If you build..

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