Tick Trouble? Property Changes To Discourage These Crawling, Biting Pests

Ticks and tick-borne illnesses are an increasing problem throughout many areas of the United States. In addition to the more well-known varieties like Lyme disease and Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever, there are many others including tularemia, anaplasmosis, babesiosis, and Alpha-gal syndrome that causes an allergy to red meat consumption.  While watching for ticks and seeking immediate medical evaluation and treatment for any tick bite you or your family members may receive is always smart, finding ways to lessen exposure to ticks is preferable, especially around your home and property.

Why Hiring Professionals For Tree Trimming Is So Important

Whether you have one or twenty trees on your property, you need to make sure that you are doing all you can to keep them nicely trimmed. This way, you will not have to worry about their branches hitting your roof or anything else. You can also ensure that your trees will have an easier time growing in a healthy manner when they are properly trimmed. However, before you grab your tools and a ladder, you might want to consider the option of hiring a professional.

3 Reasons Why Your Yard Needs Landscaping

Is summer taking a toll on your yard? Does it look like a herd of cattle stampedes across it daily, despite all of the work that you do? Although it's a relatively simple-looking plant, grass can actually be super demanding and picky at times. Add in any shrubs or flower beds you have, and you can have even more trouble getting things to grow. If you want to whip your lawn into shape, it'll help to hire a professional company to take care of things for you, at least until things look the way you want them to.

Thinking Of Taking The Top Down? 3 Reasons You Should Think Twice About Topping Your Tree

If your tree has gotten tall, you may think that topping it is the answer. Topping is the process of removing the upper portion of a mature tree to reduce the height. The procedure is designed to make your tree safer. Unfortunately, that's usually not the case. In most instances, topping causes irreparable harm to your tree. 1. It Alters the Appearance When you top a tree, you alter the appearance.

4 Tips To Help Deal With Spring Tree Trimming Waste When Burning Is Prohibited

Is the weather getting warmer, but you still haven't had your trees trimmed? When you do trim your trees, there is going to be some waste that you need to deal with. One option is to burn it, which is not a very environmentally-friendly solution and may be prohibited during dry weather. The following tips should help you deal with spring waste when burning is prohibited. 1. Using the Small Waste as A Compost Base to Plant a Raised Garden Over

Installing A Sprinkler System? 4 Handy Tips To Help You Care For Your New Sprinklers

Now that winter is almost over, it's time to plan that new sprinkler system. Sprinkler systems are an easy and efficient way to keep your lawn and your trees properly watered. Here are some handy tips that will help you care for your new sprinklers. Keep a Diagram If you're going to have a sprinkler system installed in your yard, be sure to keep a diagram. The company that installs your system will make a diagram of the placement.