We’re heading hard into August. And it’s not just back-to-school shopping time. It’s also time to give your lawn some serious attention. For example, this is the time of month your lawn needs some serious watering TLC. Remember not to go overboard on the frequency. Water deeply, not daily. And if you’re not a habitual early riser try to set your clock for your watering days at least…mornings are the best time to help your lawn flourish. And if your lawn is dry, dead, and sad, then mid-month will be the perfect time to install a new lawn. But..
One of the things you can do to make your home look amazing is to invest in outdoor lighting. It has the added benefit of helping you to create a home where you can enjoy yourself at any time, day or night, so long as the weather stays warm. Here’s how you can do just that, and get terrific results. #1) Know your Watts. It’s important to know exactly how much lighting power you’ll need to light up your outdoor life. Fortunately, there’s a simple formula. Take your square footage and multiply it by 1.5. That’s the number of..
The DNR says the gypsy moth infestation that’s been plaguing our service area for some time is back again this year. This little guy can destroy a neighborhood full of trees in just a few short days. And while it’s a little late to remove egg masses if you didn’t get a chance to last month, it is the right time to call a certified arborist about applying some pesticide. But gypsy moths are a year round problem. If you have them on your property you’ll almost have to manage them all year round.First, know the signs of an..