There are a lot of things that you have to think about when making sure that your older parents' home is properly accommodating for them. After all, now that they have gotten older and are continuing to age, their needs are probably a lot different from what they used to be. Your parents might have always watered their own lawn, for example. Even if that's true, having a sprinkler system installed on their property might be wise now that they are older.
3 October 2018
One thing that can be easy to overlook in the home landscape is drought stress on your trees. This is especially likely if you have trees growing in landscape areas where regular irrigation doesn't occur, such as in mulched beds. Many trees, especially mature ones, are resilient to some drought stress so you may not notice there is a problem until it's too late. The following guide can help you understand the effects of drought stress on your trees as well as how to tell if it is a problem in your landscape.
11 July 2018
Too much water can hurt your trees' growth, but it doesn't have to be that way if you know the right measures to take. Here are some of the measures that will help you save your trees from the damaging effects of flooding: Drain Away the Water The first measure is to drain away the water and start the soil on its path to drying as soon as possible. Of course, this is only possible for localized flooding and not if the whole neighborhood is under water.
14 June 2018
If you're having problems growing grass, plants and flowers in an area of your property that is shaded by large trees, you don't have to give up growing, nor do you have to cut down that tree. Here, you'll learn a little about the problem you're experiencing and how tree lacing could be the solution. Why is the vegetation having trouble thriving? When vegetation is grown under a healthy tree and is struggling to survive, the tree could be preventing the fresh air and sun from reaching the plants.
23 March 2018