Spring and summer are just around the corner. This means your lawn is getting ready to handle the hot weather and drought conditions this time of year can bring. Most selections of turf will go dormant during the hot summer. Some grasses, such as tall fescue, fine fescue, perennial ryegrass and Kentucky bluegrass are at their very best while the temperatures are still cool (between 60 and 75 degrees).READ MORE
There are a number of homeowners who stop watering their lawn during the early months of fall. Conventional thinking is that this is a good idea because the turf isn’t going to be growing as much and if you continue watering, it may lead to issues. However, the fact is, watering when cooler weather arrives is still necessary and something all homeowners should take some time to learn a bit more about. READ MORE
As the outside world begins to turn green and colorful after a long winter, it is once again time to pay attention to your lawn. Spring is considered a sensitive time for your lawn – the plants are tender, the soil is often spongy and the weather can be quite unpredictable.READ MORE
Adding lights to the exterior of your home is a great way to increase the aesthetic appeal. With all of the lighting options out there, finding the right one will require a bit of research. Once the right lights are found, a person will have to start thinking about how they will control their new lights with ease. The best way to control the new landscaping lights you have is by getting a timer set up. With this timer, you will be able to set the exact moment you want your lights to turn on and off each day.READ MORE
As a homeowner, you are likely interested in finding ways to make additions to the exterior of your home that are both functional and appealing. The exterior of any home is among the most visible, which is why making changes to enhance it is important. Illuminating the outside of a home with decorative outdoor lighting is well worth the money invested. Before adding lights to the exterior of your home, you will have to take the time to do a bit of research.READ MORE
Will the Installation of an Irrigation System Damage My Lawn?
Having a plush green lawn is a great way for a homeowner to increase the exterior appeal of their residence. A healthy lawn is no accident and will take quite a bit of hard work to accomplish. Making sure that the grass around your home gets enough water is a vital part of keeping it looking its best. The time and effort that is involved in watering a lawn by hand is just too much for some homeowners to deal with.
Keeping your home’s lawn looking pristine is not nearly as easy as you may think. There are a number of factors that contribute to the overall health of your grass. One of the most important factors that has to be considered when trying to keep a lawn in good shape is the landscape drainage. If you start to notice that there are massive puddles after rain showers, then you will have to act quickly to reduce the damage done to your lawn. Often times, it is wise to get a professional to come out and look at the drainage issues you have. They will be able to assess what needs to be done to fix these problems and suggest add-ons for the landscape such as a catch basin for excess water, or extending your downspouts for better control of where the water goes.READ MORE
As a trusted Kansas City lighting, irrigation, and drainage company, we know that when spring arrives, homeowners in the Leawood, Overland Park, Olathe, and surrounding areas want their lawns to be lush, beautiful, and attention-grabbing. Spring is here, and it’s time to bring your beautiful landscape out of hiding! While temperatures haven’t warmed up too much yet, it won’t be just a few days before homeowners will be out mowing their lawns, trimming the shrubs, adding mulch to the flower beds (or even a few new plants), and generally sprucing everything up.READ MORE