Why Fall is the Best Time for Planting

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4 Reasons Why Fall is the Best Time for Planting Spring is often thought of as the best time to plant. However, adding perennials, bulb, wildflower and shrubs to the garden in the fall gives them a head start for their first season. Jump Start on Growth Planting in the fall will allow the root system to start growing once … Read More

Planting Trees to Improve Energy-Efficiency

Home & TurfBlog, Cooling, Home Efficiency

Shade Tree

Did you know that the right kind of landscaping can improve the efficiency of your home or business and help you save money on your utility bill? 5 statistics that perfectly-placed trees can help reduce you cooling and heating costs: A well-positioned tree can save up to 25 percent of your home’s energy for heating and cooling. A tree-shaded yard … Read More

Landscaping Tips to Keep Your Home Cool in the Summer

Home & TurfBlog, Cooling, Home Efficiency

Hardscape Design - Fountain / Water Feature

Here are a few helpful tips to increase your air conditioner’s efficiency and keep your home cool during the hot summer months. Build a pergola or other shade-giving structure on the west side of your house. A vine-covered pergola will allow cool breezes and won’t trap heat. Position porches, decks, and patios on east side of your home. They will … Read More