Improve The Value Of Your Home

With spring arriving in a few short days, now is the perfect time to do some spring cleaning in your yard. If you have been wanting to spruce up your landscaping and property to improve the curb appeal of your home, spring is the perfect time, while the weather is still mild enough to make improvements and before it is unbearable to be outside. Making improvements to the outside of your home can also be beneficial if you are planning to sell it in the near future. The appeal of the outside of your home can be just as important as the inside.

How To Recover Your Lawn And Landscaping From Frost Damage

We all know that the temperatures of our winter days can fluctuate greatly. One of the biggest concerns during the winter when dealing with the lawn and landscaping is frost. If you are unfamiliar, frost occurs when the outside temperature drops past the dew point. The air gets so cold that any moisture will freeze, resulting in frost. If you experience frost from time to time, it isn’t necessarily damaging to your lawn and landscaping unless you step on it.

How To Know You Have A Leaky Irrigation System

If you have an irrigation system, it is important to continuously check for problems. During the months when the system is being used daily, you should check regularly. Even during the winter, if your system is turned off, it is still important to periodically inspect the system and your property. It may be hard to see certain issues with the naked eye, but knowing what to look for is helpful. We want to share some warning signs that can indicate a problem.

Are Irrigation Systems Safe In Winter?

There are a large number of people in our area who invest in irrigation systems. Since our summers are so hot, it can become a full-time job to keep your lawn and landscaping from dying with the strong sun and hot days. Irrigation systems are a helpful tool to ensure that your lawn is being watered at the correct time while following the irrigation rules of your local area. You can set a schedule and then leave it be until it needs to be updated. Although irrigation systems can be helpful during the summer due to the extreme heat, it is important to take the necessary precautions to ensure that your systems do not become damaged during the winter months.

Importance Of Fixing Sinking Sprinkler Heads

Have you noticed that your lawn appears brown and dry in some places but is green and thriving around your sprinkler head? This can be a sign that you have a sinking sprinkler head. This problem can be fixed, and your sprinklers will be working effectively in no time. A sinking sprinkler head is a common occurrence and can be caused by foot traffic and lawnmowers. The more often that a sprinkler head is stepped on or run over, the greater the chance it has of sinking down into the ground. When a sprinkler head sinks, it is unable to spray far. The water will typically only hit the grass or landscaping immediately surrounding the sprinkler head.

Protect Your Outdoor Property From Tricks This Halloween

It’s hard to believe that it’s already October. With the arrival of this month, we know that there will be plenty of spooky celebrations and activities happening. It is no fun to think of something happening to your property, but with this Halloween, it is very possible due to all of the children out and about. We want to share some helpful tips to make sure your property and irrigation system do not get damaged:

Tips For Installing New Sod – Challenger Irrigation

Would you love to improve the appearance of your grass and are debating whether to install sod? Sod can be a beautiful way to enhance the curb appeal of your property. If you are unfamiliar, sod is the top surface of the ground that has a thin layer of soil and grass that is already well established. When sod is placed on your property, it is important to follow specific directions to ensure the grass on the sod continues to grow roots that will attach to the existing soil. Sod can be an expensive investment, so we feel it is important to do everything you can to ensure success.

How To Transition To Using Natural Treatments For Your Lawn

Many people are choosing a more organic and natural way of life. Since the pandemic and with the current high cost of groceries, more people than ever are planting gardens in their yards. In garden culture, using natural growing agents and pesticides is important. More and more people are choosing a natural approach for their lawns as well. This is particularly important if you have children and pets who may be running and playing on the lawn. Here are some tips to help you transition to using natural products for your lawn:

Get Children Involved In Caring For Your Yard

If you have a yard, then you know that caring for it can be a full-time job. Between mowing, cleaning up after storms, and planting, it may seem like the list is neverending. While it would be amazing to be able to hire a gardener, we aren’t all that lucky. If you have children, then you are in luck! Young children are always willing to lend a helping hand if they think they are doing something special. Children enjoy helping with yard work because they are able to work with dirt and spend time outdoors. We wanted to share some important tips when working with your children in the yard: