Insight To Help You Prepare Your Yard For A New Lawn


When you choose to plant a lawn in your yard, the soil and area need to be prepared to make sure the lawn is given a healthy start. There are several steps that need to be taken before you plant your lawn seed or laying the sod. Here are some steps and insight to help you prepare for your new lawn to grow. Remove Debris The soil where your lawn will grow needs to be free of debris, such as stumps, rocks, and other materials that can get in the way of your grass.

16 December 2017

3 Tips For Adding Mechanical Systems To Outdoor Living Space Designs


If you want to make the most out of your outdoor space, you will want to do renovations to make it more livable space. This also means that you are going to need some mechanical installations, which may include lighting, cables and heating solutions. Here are some tips that will help with the mechanical systems in the design of your outdoor living space: 1. Cabling for Audio and Internet Solutions Outdoors

5 December 2017

Tips To Care For Your Hardscape This Winter


If you have a beautiful concrete patio, a new rock wall, or a brick pathway made with pavers, it's important to understand that your hardscaping does require some maintenance, even during the winter months. Winter can be rough on hard surface landscape elements, so proper preparation and care is essential for making sure these elements are not ruined over the course of many long winters. Here's what you need to know about caring for hardscapes during the winter time:

28 November 2017

Maximizing The Efficiency Of Your Sprinkler System: 10 Ways To Make Your Lawn And Garden Grow Faster, Stronger And More Beautifl


If you're one of the 74 million United States households that counts gardening as a regular activity, you need a steady and reliable source of water. While many of those same households may have sprinkler systems from place like the Wagner SOD Company installed in their yards, not all of them know how to get the maximum efficiency from these fantastic contraptions that make gardening so much easier and more successful. Here are 10 ways to make sure your system is running at peak performance for your landscaping needs.

28 September 2017

Does Your Residential Tree Need To Go?


Trees are a great asset to a residential property. They provide great shade against the sun, enhance the landscape of the ground and even help with water absorption during rainy seasons. There are trees that bear fruits and can be beneficial for the owners. However, there are instances when the costs of keeping the tree outweigh its benefits. In these situations, it is necessary to have the trees removed before they can cause long-term damage to your house and property.

27 September 2017

3 Landscaping Renovations That Add An Affordable New Look To Your Home


If you want to have curb appeal to your home, consider improvements to your landscaping. While there are some landscaping renovations that may be costly, there are plenty of affordable projects to improve your home's curb appeal. You may want to consider things like adding flower beds with more color, installing a small affordable water feature or adding simple hardscaping like paths. Here are some of the affordable renovations for landscaping that will give your home curb appeal:

20 September 2017

Love Entertaining At Home In A Warmer Climate? 3 Must-Have Landscaping Features To Consider


If you love entertaining guests, it's a good idea to keep this in mind when you begin searching for a new home or have recently bought a home that's lacking in landscaping. When you live somewhere that has warmer weather during some of the year, it's a good idea to incorporate this into your backyard so that you can entertain guests as comfortably as possible. If you're unsure of what kind of landscaping to do or what to have landscaping professionals help out with, consider some of the following tips to get your landscaping just right.

11 September 2017

Types Of Lawn Seeding


Grass is probably one of the most widespread plants in suburban and urban areas, and it creates large green spaces on lawns in a manner that no other type of plant could. However, in order to transform a browning lawn or an empty stretch of dirt into a lush green carpet, you will need to have it sown with grass seeds. There are three main methods of sowing grass, each of which carries a distinct set of characteristics and drawbacks.

30 August 2017

Minimizing The Effect Of Water Runoff With A Topographic Survey


There are many situations that require owners of undeveloped real estate parcels to order a survey. Title insurance companies have strict survey requirements on properties that are insured. Governmental agencies are also likely to require a survey before approving a significant development project. Due to the complexity of commercial land surveys, title insurance companies require surveys to be conducted in accordance with a set of minimum standards. The current set of standards was developed by the American Land Title Association (ALTA).

27 August 2017

Signs Your Tree Might Be Dying


Trees are sometimes difficult to understand. They add beauty and variety to your landscape, but they can also be tricky to prune and train properly. One of the most confusing aspects of caring for a tree is knowing when the tree is at the end of its life. You might wonder if the tree could bounce back with good pruning or more water or better fertilizer.  If you have a tree that seems to be struggling for survival, here's how you can know if the tree can be saved or if it really is dying and beyond help.

15 August 2017