Fall lawn tips that keep your yard looking great year-round

September 4, 2013 by · Comments Off on Fall lawn tips that keep your yard looking great year-round
Filed under: Curb Appeal, Garden, Landscaping 

fall Lawn Care(BPT) – Falling temperatures and shorter days don’t mean you can retire from lawn care for the year. In fact, the fall season is a critical time to nourish lawns and care for plants so they can survive winter and emerge even more vibrant when next spring arrives.

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Spring into action for a lush summer lawn

April 17, 2013 by · Comments Off on Spring into action for a lush summer lawn
Filed under: Garden, Green Living, Landscaping 

Lush Lawn(BPT) – There’s little as inviting on a hot summer day as a lush, green lawn. To make sure your yard is ready for summertime fun, invest a little time and attention into it this spring.

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No backyard? No problem – the new trend of yardless gardening

April 15, 2013 by · Comments Off on No backyard? No problem – the new trend of yardless gardening
Filed under: Garden, Landscapeing Ideas, Landscaping, Patio 

(BYardless GardeningPT) – Backyard or back patio, it’s time to get planting, no matter where you live. The number of American households engaging in do-it-yourself lawn and garden activities rose by more than 3 million in recent years, the National Gardening Association’s National Garden 2012 Survey found. That can include you, even if you don’t have an actual yard.

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More beauty, less beast in your lawn and garden

April 11, 2013 by · Comments Off on More beauty, less beast in your lawn and garden
Filed under: Garden, Landscaping 

Lawn and garden(BPT) – A tale as old as time, true as it can be … insects, weeds and poor fertilization are the beasts that take away from the beauty of plants and flowers in our lawns, gardens and even homes. To maintain a home and landscape your neighbors envy, interiors and exteriors should remain pest-free, and plants should be fed with the proper nutrients to stay healthy all-season-long.

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Warmer weather home updates that are easy on your wallet

March 20, 2013 by · Comments Off on Warmer weather home updates that are easy on your wallet
Filed under: Curb Appeal, Garden, Green Remodeling, Landscaping 

Outdoor Home Improvement(BPT) – As the weather turns warmer, most of us are experiencing cabin fever, anxious to escape to the outdoors. But has the harsh winter weather put a damper on your outdoor spaces? Don’t fret. You can easily spruce up your exteriors with a few easy and inexpensive home improvement projects. Here are a few fast fixes that will have your home looking great without taking a huge hit on your wallet.

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Mix and match trend revolutionizing deck design

March 4, 2013 by · Comments Off on Mix and match trend revolutionizing deck design
Filed under: Deck and Patios, Exterior, Exterior Finishes, Landscaping 

deck trends(BPT) – When it comes to fashion faux pas, the only thing worse than clashing patterns is overly matching every item. Mixing and matching creates exciting contrast – and not just when you dress yourself, but also when you “dress up” your home. The trend toward mixing colors and materials has made its way outdoors, with enterprising homeowners getting creative with their decks.

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Do-it-yourself deck-building tips

May 4, 2012 by · 1 Comment
Filed under: Deck and Patios, Do-It-Yourself, Home Remodeling, Patio 

deck design(ARA) – Looking for a way to enhance the use and enjoyment of your outdoor space? A deck addition may be the solution. A deck creates a designated area for entertaining and relaxing outdoors, while increasing homeowner satisfaction and home value. If you’re a motivated do-it-yourselfer, building your own deck can be a fun and rewarding challenge that saves you money and ensures your outdoor space is tailored to suit you and your home.
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Top deck trends for summer 2012

April 18, 2012 by · Comments Off on Top deck trends for summer 2012
Filed under: Deck and Patios, Exterior, Home Remodeling, Landscaping 

Deck trends(ARA) – It’s that time of year when homeowners are lured outside by the warm, sunny weather. Is your outdoor space ready to be enjoyed to the fullest? If your deck or patio needs updating, catching up on the top design innovations and trends will help you create an inviting area that will add value to your home investment.

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Five renovations to make an even bigger splash with your backyard pool

April 17, 2012 by · 1 Comment
Filed under: Exterior, Home Renovation, Pool 

pool renovation(ARA) – If you added a pool to your home in the past few years, or moved into a house with an existing pool, you may wonder what more you can do to enhance the value and enjoyment your pool brings to your home and family. You may even think there’s not much you can do beyond keeping it clean and well maintained.
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Five tips for creating a stadium-style lawn in your own backyard

April 10, 2012 by · Comments Off on Five tips for creating a stadium-style lawn in your own backyard
Filed under: Green Home Remodeling, Green Living, Landscaping 

lawn care(ARA) – With summer on the horizon, families will be heading to backyards across the country for picnics, sports games and to simply soak up the sun. A lush green lawn is the perfect setting for these activities and will be the envy of the neighborhood. How does one achieve that well-manicured, stadium-style lawn?

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