If you're like most people, you don't want your outdoor living space to be completely bleak and lifeless during the winter months, and perhaps you like the idea of including landscape design elements in your yard that provide a woodland ambiance. In this case, coniferous evergreens might be the right addition to your yard and garden. Besides their aesthetic value, coniferous evergreens are a good practical source of wind protection for those who live in areas where seasonal wind is part of the picture. [Read More]
Landscaping Tips For Trees
Trees and shrubs are any important part of your landscaping. Not only do they need to be healthy, they also need to look nice. Trimming and Training When it comes to landscape trees and shrubs, regular trimming is the key to both good health and an attractive look. Shrubs and trees that have branches almost to their base, like some conifers, usually only require trimming to maintain their basic shape. This means doing little more than snipping off overgrown branch tips once or twice a year. [Read More]
What Is Brush Mulching?
There are a lot of land clearing methods available. One of them is called brush mulching, also known as forestry mulching. What is it, and what are the benefits of using brush mulching as a land clearing technique? Brush Mulching The land clearing method uses one machine that can come in and clear the land down to the ground, including things like stumps; and then chew up the debris into little pieces and leave them in place. [Read More]
Caring For Your Evergreen Trees Through The Winter
From the gorgeous red cedar tree to the tall spruce, the evergreen family of trees is one of the most admired. These cold-hardy trees get their "evergreen" designation due to the fact that they do not lose their foliage through the coldest parts of the year. While evergreen trees may very well be some of the hardiest and life-filled in cold weather, this does not mean your evergreens do not need a little special care to keep them safe in the winter. [Read More]