Planting Trees That Resist Fruit Beetles

Posted on: 25 August 2016

Large fruit beetles are not only a nuisance, they're also extremely destructive. One infamous fruit beetle featured in the book "silent spring" is the Japanese fruit beetle. These beetles are a severe agricultural pest, and a lot of money has been spent on efforts to reduce their numbers. In the average yard, these large beetles can be scary looking when they come at you, making them an undesirable backyard visitor. If you want to keep these pesky beetles away from your yard as well as help reduce their population, there are certain trees you can plant that will keep them away. [Read More]

Want An Easy To Clean Kitchen? 3 Things To Keep In Mind When Buying Cabinets

Posted on: 25 August 2016

Remodeling your kitchen or simply making a few changes to improve its function and appearance can be a great way to make your kitchen more enjoyable to cook in and even entertain guests. If you're unsure of what kinds of changes to make and one of your main goals is to make sure that your kitchen is easy to keep clean, you'll want to pay close attention to the cabinetry. [Read More]

Three Ways To Add Some Fun To Your Outdoor Space Using Shade Sails

Posted on: 28 July 2016

If you're looking for a way to provide some outdoor shade and make an artistic statement at the same time, consider putting up shade sails. Available in a range of colors and sizes, these flexible bits of cloth are eye-catching and versatile. Below is a brief description of shade sails and three places they work well. Shade Sails Described Unlike awnings, which are usually attached to a home or patio side on one end, shade sales are installed using anchor points or poles. [Read More]

3 Things Homeowners Need To Know About Annual Bluegrass

Posted on: 12 July 2016

Annual bluegrass is a common weed that you may discover growing amongst your grass. Here are three things homeowners need to know about annual bluegrass. What does annual bluegrass look like? Annual bluegrass looks somewhat similar to regular grass since it's a type of grass weed. Its leaf blades are generally yellowish-green, so you'll be able see lighter patches in your lawn where the regular grass has been displaced by annual bluegrass. [Read More]