Monthly Archives: August 2016

5 Top Trends in Container Gardening

2016-08-19T06:04:38-05:00Home inspection|

Gardening is a peaceful activity that eases tension, reduces overall stress and promotes longevity. One long-term study found that daily gardening reduces the risk for both dementia and Alzheimer's disease. With all of these benefits, there are ample reasons why people of all ages and lifestyles should start digging in the dirt. You don't need

40 Years of Urban Forests Making Cities Safer

2016-08-12T05:39:46-05:00Home inspection|

Apple computers, the rock band U2, “Rocky” and two national football teams — of all the things that turn 40 in 2016, none have transformed the American landscape as definitively and beautifully as the Arbor Day Foundation’s Tree City USA program. Since its inception with partners from the National Association of State Foresters and the United States

7 Simple Steps for Summer Lawn Prep

2016-08-05T09:35:07-05:00Home inspection|

If you’re a part of the nearly 90 percent of Americans who believe it’s important to have a well-maintained yard, you and your backyard will appreciate these seven simple steps for tending to your natural turf  summer lawn with minimal effort. According to Grass Seed USA, a coalition of American grass seed farmers and academics,