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

Irrigation 101: A checklist to optimize your irrigation system

Home & TurfBlog, Irrigation

Water Sprinklers | Lawn Irrigation System | Virginia

Installing and maintaining a sprinkler or irrigation system for your lawn and/or garden is a convenient and efficient method to keep your property healthy and green! It’s one of the best investments you can make for your home. When properly designed, installed, and programmed, an irrigation system will help take the guesswork out of watering. It will also ensure your … Read More

LET YOUR COMMERCIAL ENTRYWAY OUTSHINE ALL OTHERS

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  REASONS YOUR COMMERCIAL ENTRYWAY OUTSHINES EVERY OTHER AREA OF THE LANDSCAPE   By Monique Allen The entryway to your commercial property is your first opportunity to greet your customers, visitors, tenants and employees.  That’s why it’s so important to ensure that the landscape around it is top-notch in every way – from the overall design and plants to the built features & how … Read More

CREATING BEAUTIFUL AND WELCOMING FRONT WALKWAYS

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TIPS FOR CREATING BEAUTIFUL AND WELCOMING WALKWAYS YOUR VISITORS ARE SURE TO ENVY By Monique Allen Residential walkways and entries, like driveways, are often an afterthought for many contractors.  Often front entries are equipped with plain, precast concrete steps and have no walkways to get visitors to the door from the driveway or street. Some homeowners, looking to create an … Read More

BENEFITS OF HIRING A FULL-SERVICE LANDSCAPE COMPANY

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The Benefits of Hiring a Full- Service Landscape Company is Key to a successful Landscape Maintenance in your life.  Managing your home whether it is a Landscape Partner, HVAC, Electrician, Plumber, House Cleaning Professional, is difficult to manage and know the individual you can trust to do the job with knowledge & integrity. To have one company to manage all … Read More

SPRING CLEAN UP & MAINTENANCE

Home & TurfBlog

Finally Spring Is Upon Us it is the season for growth, renewal and repair.  Old man winter has left us with the damage of the cold, snow and ice leaving broken limbs, trees and shrubs.  Spring maintenance and clean up on your lawn and plant materials is the key to keeping the value of curb appeal to your home, business and landscape … Read More