How to Improve Landscape of Your Home?

Landscaping add value to a property.

Is your home the dirt-bag of your neighborhood? Overgrown lawn, clogged gutters & downspouts, and moldy hardscape are the hot gossips of your neighbors? Well, we all have been there! It’s about time to realize the importance of landscaping. Landscaping greatly improves the street appeal of a house. Now you can improve the landscaping of your home by following a few simple steps. Keep reading to learn more:

Make the turf greener: One of the major steps of improving the landscape of your home is making the grass greener. If the turf is brown, the curb appeal will reduce significantly. Add fertilizers and water the turf regularly to get greener grass.

Paint the door: Consider painting the front door of the house. Dressing the door with a contrasting color will make the landscaping more appealing.

Revitalize the old mulch: Old mulch will make the landscape appear dull and unattractive. Try to refresh the mulch using easy-to-use mulch spray. Mulch spray comes in black, brown and red color. Spray the color accordingly and make sure not to stain hardscapes.

Clean hardscapes: Moldy hardscapes can become an eyesore in a beautiful lawn. Hence, it is prudent to clean the hardscapes from mold or mildew. Use mold cleansers to scrub the mold and rinse it off with water.

Snip shrubs and trees: Overgrown trees and shrubs block your home’s visage. Trim tree branches and shrubs to make the entry more visible. Also, remove any plantings or trim the shrubs for an attractive driveway.

Hopefully, these tips will help improve the landscape of your home. Got more suggestions? Leave a comment or mail me at- scottgflora@yandex.com.

4 Tips To Maintain A Healthy Lawn During Summer

Summer is right around the corner. Perhaps, some of you have already started with summer care regime. Well, don’t get too self-involved! Look around, your lawn might be crying for some help! The green turf will eventually turn brown if you fail to provide proper lawn care. Warmer months call for extra attention to your feeble lawn. Now, you can boast a lush lawn during summer season with few simple strategies. Read following tips to prevent baking your lawn in scorching summer heat:

  1. Water Much: Consistent watering is the ultimate key to a green lawn. Use a pipe hose or water sprinkles to water the grass every day. Either way, you can consider deep watering once or twice a week. The most appropriate time to water a lawn is 5 am in the morning. You can set the sprinklers for automated watering. Watering is a crucial step towards lawn maintenance.
  2. Keep Feeding: With proper nourishment, the grass will grow thick and dense green. Feed the lawn regularly with turf foods for proper growth and nourishment. Note that a well fed grass will overcrowd weeds and cool the soil to handle extreme heat. Therefore, don’t stop and keep feeding until rain arrives.
  3. Don’t cut the grass too short: Mow high to allow the grass grow longer. Grass with longer roots will have enough reach to get moisture on hot summer days. Set the mower on highest settings and start mowing the lawn. Also as per standard law, the grass length should be around 2 to 2 1/2 inches long. You can also consult a professional for lawn mowing.
  4. Look for grubs: Grubs control will make your lawn healthy and free from dead patches. Grubs have a tendency to rob a lawn’s natural color and turn it into a brown dead land. Go for an effective grub control fertilizer and spread it evenly on the entire lawn.

These simple lawn care tips will help you have a lush lawn all summer.