Landscape maintenance can often be a low priority when running a business. If you lease a space, you are fortunate in that it becomes the property owner’s responsibility, not yours. But what if you are the owner of the building? What are your responsibilities then? Landscaping is a necessary maintenance expense that encompasses more than just pretty flowers.
We all start thinking about landscaping in the spring—things start budding and blooming and it reminds us. Everything is waking up, so let’s get started, right? But actually, this might not be the best time to start your landscaping project. Say what??!! So, when should I start my landscaping project? Is fall a good time to do a
How to Plant a Tree. “To plant a tree is to plant a life.” Learn how to plant a tree in these simple steps by watching this video created by the experts at Southern Exposure Landscape Management: Locate the placement of the tree Make sure there are no utilities in the area (septic, cable, gas,
Lately, more research is being done to study how professional residential landscaping affects the mood and quality of life for residents. The results have been amazing. Studies have shown that tree canopies and parks with heavy landscaping enhances the residents’ overall happiness. According to a study by Marc Berman with the University of Michigan, being in
Is that dog vomit in your yard? Mold in the Mulch. Is it dog vomit? A weird mushroom? Nope. This odd substance is slime mold and chances are, you have this in your mulch beds. Don’t be alarmed though. Slime mold is harmless and won’t hurt you, your animals or plants. Slime mold feeds on the
Dallisgrass, the dainty weed of the south, the un-invited guest at your lawn party that won’t leave. Dallisgrass came to the US in the early 1800’s by way of Uruguay and Argentina and took a liking to our southern climate. A.T. Dallis was a big supporter of the hardy grass around the turn of the