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..
Though the winter weather continues to rage and it may be hard to believe, warmer weather is right around the corner. Soon it will be time to get out and do some serious digging in the dirt. But if you don’t want to be the person in your neighborhood with “that” yard, you’ll want to avoid making some relatively common landscaping mistakes. Failing to plan. The best landscaping works with the space it’s in. It’s not minimalist, but it doesn’t try to do too much. It mixes different elements to create a pleasing atmosphere. Unless you’re exceptionally lucky, you’re not..