We all worry about the security of our property, our home, and especially our family. Your home is your castle. It's where you store your valuables, have the privacy to be yourself, and live with your loved ones. Making your home as safe and secure as possible is always a priority. There's the traditional home security features, like alarms and cameras, but why stop there when you can add extra layers of security in less obvious ways?
Something else most homeowners care about is their landscape. Landscaping is usually thought of as strictly a visual element to increase curb appeal, but it can also serve practical roles, including security. That's right, you can improve your home security by strategically landscaping your yard!
Today we're going to share some practical ideas and tips on how to landscape your property for better home security! And no, it doesn't involve ugly security fences or blinding floodlights. Don't decrease curb appeal to increase security! If anything, these tips will actually make your landscape even more beautiful while discreetly adding to the security of your home.
New sod grass is very vulnerable immediately after it has been laid. Caring for your new sod properly over the next couple of weeks and beyond is vital to protecting the investment you made in it and the long-term health of your sod. Following the care instructions in this guide will help give your sod the best start possible so that it will grow lush and green for years to come! This is especially important in the summer here in the Macon, Warner Robins, and Perry area of Middle Georgia.
Remember, if you have any questions or concerns about your new sod, we're always happy to help, even if we weren't the ones who laid it. Keep reading to learn how to take care of your new sod!
Creating Landscape Pathways
If you're looking for a way to spice up your landscape, adding pathways can help make that happen. Paths add a brand new dimension to your garden and open up new creative possibilities to make your yard truly unique. In this post we're going to look at landscape pathway creation and discuss some of the options you have when planning a new path in your yard. We'll also look at some of the creative possibilities that pathways open the door to and how they can liven up a dull landscape.
How to Improve Soil Quality
Soil quality is vital to the growth of all plants. If your plants never seem to do as well as you think they should, it could be caused by poor soil quality. How do you determine what kind of soil you have? How can you improve the quality of your soil? We're going to share some simple, easy to use tips for testing and improving the soil in your landscape. Keep reading to learn more!
You've decided to free up some extra time in your busy week by hiring a lawn care service for your yard. Your first lawn care service visit is coming up and you're wondering what you might need to do to prepare your property for service. Here's a quick rundown on some things you should do to get your yard ready for your lawn service. Proper preparation will result in a smoother service experience for you and less frustration for your lawn crew. These are some general guidelines that you can use regardless of who your service provider is.
Proper irrigation is a vital part of keeping your lawn lush, green, and healthy. This is especially true here in Middle Georgia where we often experience extended dry periods with high temperatures during the summer. It is critical to keep your irrigation system performing at its best during these times. Having an annual inspection will make sure your system works like it is supposed to all summer long. The best part is, it can also save you money in several ways too! Keep reading to learn more about the importance of annual irrigation inspections and see how much they can save you.
Spring Tips to Kickstart Your Lawn
Spring has sprung here in Middle Georgia! Your lawn should be waking up from dormancy if it hasn't greened up already. Springtime is very important in the turf management process. Many of us need something like coffee to help us wake up in the morning. You also have a better day when you get started out on the right foot. This is true for your lawn as well. It needs some help waking up in the spring; the equivalent of morning for turf. Having a good start in the spring helps your grass have a better season throughout the year. Today we're going to look at how you can give your lawn a strong start this spring.
Why Your Lawn hasn't Greened-Up Yet
It's springtime and with the warm daytime temperatures, you probably expect your lawn should be fully out of dormancy by now. However, we've been noticing a number of yards around Middle Georgia that haven't greened-up all the way yet. You may feel concerned if this is the case in your yard, but don't panic. It probably isn't anything to be concerned about. In this post, we're going to take a look at what could be keeping your lawn from fully exiting dormancy during this time of the year. We'll also discuss some things that you should be keeping an eye out for as your yard continues to wake up.
You've landed your first landscaping job with a professional landscape company. Awesome! So what now?
What should you expect, and how can you prepare for your first day at work as a landscaper? Is it any different from doing yard work around your own house? We're going to look at these questions and give you some tips about how you can prepare for your first day working as a landscaper.
Planning a New Hardscape
Paver stone hardscapes make a beautiful addition to your property's landscape. Pavers come in many different shapes, patterns, and sizes. To make sure you enjoy your hardscapes and get the most out of them, here are a few tips for planning and caring for new a new paver stone hardscape.
By: William Adams
In 09/2018 William started at Real Turf working in the field having never done manual labor before. He wasn't expected to last the first day. Terry recognized ways William could benefit the company more, and after 5 months of working full-time on lawn service and enhancement crews, William was given a position doing digital marketing, IT, & quality control work.