Maintenance

Install a Pool Now for Summer Fun

Pool retailers generally can install a pool any time of the year. However, the early spring season just may be the ideal time if you've decided to enhance a yard with an above-ground or inground pool.

The spring season means the ground is likely thawed and it will be reasonably comfortable for workers (or yourself) to set up the pool. A spring starting point also means that your pool and surrounding patios/landscaping will be completed before the peak swimming season. Also, you will have the entire season to enjoy your new pool.
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Recognize and Treat Insect Lawn Foes

There are few things more frustrating than working hard to achieve a vibrant, green lawn only to have it ravaged by insects. Some bugs eat lawn blades top to bottom. Others like to suck out the moisture from the lawn. Still others munch on the roots of your grass. Whatever their choice in menu, insects that feed on your lawn can be a nuisance.
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Easy Ways to an Environmentally Friendly Lawn

The growing emphasis many homeowners place on keeping their property pristine is reflective of many things. Though it's quite possible a reflection of the enjoyment many homeowners take from landscaping, it's more likely a reflection of the impact a well-manicured lawn can make on the overall value of the property.
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Tool Guidelines for Novice Green Thumbers

Spring is all about spring cleaning. While many people limit their spring cleaning to clearing the house of a winter's worth of clutter, the spirit of spring cleaning can be applied to the lawn and garden as well.
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Maintain a Healthy Lawn Throughout the Summer Swoon

For homeowners, proper lawn care can pay numerous dividends. A lush green lawn can be fun to sculpt, affording homeowners the chance to get outside and soak up some sun. And that lawn also adds to the property value.
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Bird Feeders of Many Shapes and Sizes Can Add Aesthetic Appeal

When it comes to spring and summer, many people associate certain sights and sounds with these warm weather seasons. Ocean waves crashing, luscious lawns glowing green and birds chirping are often associated with spring and summer.
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