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..
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..