How to Maintain Your Pond this Winter

How to Maintain Your Pond this Winter

How to Maintain Your Pond this Winter A healthy pond is an enjoyable pond.  A well-balanced pond tends to take care of itself but there is basic maintenance required throughout the year.  We all know about cleaning filters, servicing pumps and fertilizing plants in the spring and summer but pond owners often neglect their pond once the weather turns cold. Here are some basic tips for how to maintain your pond this winter. Maintaining a Healthy Pond in Winter In the fall, two things are key to the health of your pond; you must…continue reading →
Benefits of a Professional Landscape Design

Benefits of a Professional Landscape Design

Benefits of Professional Landscape Design There are many reasons for investing in a professional landscape design.  First and foremost, a small upfront investment in a landscape plan will save you money in the long run. A professional plan will not only have the correct plants for the different areas of your yard, but it will also address many issues that a homeowner may not even consider. A homeowner typically only thinks of plants when planning landscaping. This is actually the last thing a professional landscaper should consider. A landscape plan should address light…continue reading →
An Easy, Low Maintenance Clean Air Houseplant: Sansevieria

An Easy, Low Maintenance Clean Air Houseplant: Sansevieria

An Easy, Low Maintenance Clean Air Houseplant: Sansevieria Also known as Mother-In-Law’s Tongue or Snake Plant, Sansevieria is a popular choice for an easy, low maintenance clean air houseplant for some very good reasons. Sansevieria is an excellent plant for a beginner gardener because you don't have to have a green thumb to keep this plant in good health. It tolerates neglect well and it doesn't need a lot of light or water to thrive. The tall thick leaves store moisture, which means they don’t require a lot of water. Low light conditions…continue reading →
7 Reasons Why You Should Plant Your Spring Garden in the Fall

7 Reasons Why You Should Plant Your Spring Garden in the Fall

7 Reasons Why You Should Plant Your Spring Garden in the Fall Spring is known for gardening but did you know that fall is a great time to plant? Here are 7 reasons why you should consider fall planting: 1. Its cooler out, which is great for both plants and gardeners. Gardeners can take advantage of milder temperatures and enjoy fall planting without the sweat and oppressive heat of spring or summer. Ideally your fall planting should be done by early November, about 6 weeks before hard frost. And for the plants, cooler…continue reading →