Posts by Steve Carusone

Guidelines to Getting Your Yard Ready for Grass

A yard just isn’t a yard until it’s landscaped. While there are many ideas to choose from to get your yard looking nice, healthy green grass will go a long way to helping your property give an immaculate appearance. However, growing a thriving lawn isn’t as simple as it might sound. It takes focused attention…

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Things to do to Your Yard After Removing Your Pool

A backyard swimming pool is one of the most sought-after attractions in a person’s backyard. However, despite the enjoyment you get out of it, sometimes the cost and effort required to maintain this feature can be too much to handle. If you’ve decided to get rid of your pool, you don’t want a big bare…

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Why You Should Hire a Lawn Expert

We all want an enviable lawn, but few of us have the time or energy to keep our lawn looking its best. Here are some of the ways that an expert can take your lawn care to the next level.   Lawn experts can help identify the type of grass you’re growing in your yard.…

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Know When to Stop Using Mulch

Even for a seasoned gardener, the choice of mulch can be daunting. You know that mulching is important—it keeps weeds down and lends a cohesive element to your landscaping. But choosing to mulch is just the first step. Here is a breakdown of mulch types to help guide your gardening journey.

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Finding Perfect Paving for Your Patio

One of the first considerations when designing a patio is what to pave with. Pavers, the individually shaped stones or tiles used for paving, come in a number of materials, each with different aesthetics and physical traits. Moreover, there are different techniques for laying pavers, and additional design details to consider. As you plan your…

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Designing the Best Fireplace for Your Home

There’s nothing like a fireplace to keep you and your family cozy on winter nights. If you aren’t fortunate enough to have a fireplace already installed in your home, you may be pleased to find that there are plenty of fireplace construction options for your home.   Keep it Simple With Electric   If you…

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Designing Your Perfect Patio

A brick patio can provide much fun for you and your family. As an outdoor space, a patio can provide a place to relax after a long day, enjoy evening dinners, and participate in many other outdoor activities. If you are currently beginning or just considering patio construction, consider a few points to help you…

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Choosing An Irrigation System For Your Landscape

Just because the snow is falling and covering your landscape, doesn’t mean you can’t start planning for the spring. If you have a large landscape, you may want to consider a residential irrigation system to save water and time when taking care of your plants. However before you commit to a system, here are some…

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Protecting Your Trees During Harsh Winter Months

Trees are often symbols of strength and stability, but even the mighty oak can be brought down in a big enough storm. Tree bracing is an excellent preventive winter tree service that can greatly extend the life of the fruiting and/or decorative varieties in your yard.

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