Residents, business owners, and civic leaders are often looking for new ways to improve their neighborhood or local community, as well as protect property values. While some options can be lengthy and complex, such as road improvements and sidewalk installations, others are simple and can offer years of benefits for the entire community. Tree planting is a simple and cost-effective solution that offers tremendous financial, aesthetic and environmental benefits for businesses, residents and communities for generations.
When searching for the perfect home, Houston homebuyers have a wide range of options, including townhomes, quaint bungalows, modest family homes, and even opulent mansions. However, the perfect home can sometimes be found on a smaller lot with few trees, tiny lawn or fewer options for landscape beauty. Thankfully, homeowners have a variety of ways to improve their residential landscape and add beauty even in the smallest of yards. In today's blog post, we'll look at three ways to make smaller yards and landscapes both beautiful and inviting.
Flowerbeds are a popular way for homeowners to add vibrant color and beauty to an ordinary yard, both in the front of the home to welcome visitors, and in the backyard for the family and guests to enjoy. However, there are some common mistakes homeowners make when adding flowerbeds that can make them a burdensome eyesore instead of a property asset and beautiful focal point. Today's blog post will focus on three mistakes commonly made by homeowners when adding or maintaining flowerbeds.
Trees are strong, beautiful assets to residential and commercial properties, but unfortunately they can be the victim of damage, strong winds or other accidents. Like people, trees can be wounded and suffer diminished health if these wounds are not treated and monitored over time. In today's blog post, we'll discuss the various treatment and repair methods available for trees that have open wounds or have suffered structural damage.
Every year, Houston sees its fair share of stormy and windy weather, either from summer thunderstorms, tropical disturbances, or strong winter winds. After a storm, homeowners are often concerned about the stability and appearance of property, as well as personal safety, when limbs and trees fall due to high winds.
The topic of helping the environment typically elicits thoughts of reducing landfill space, recycling, protecting the rainforests, and cutting carbon emissions. These are all important steps to protecting our natural resources, but homeowners can also play a role in preserving our environment for future generations. In today's blog post, we'll look at four ways to help the environment through property improvements.
There are a large number of Houstonians with new trees to plant on their residential property. Some homeowners receive young fruit and nut trees as Christmas gifts from loved ones, while others may purchase trees to add shade or privacy to their residential space. Trees are always beautiful and valuable assets to any residential property, which is why it is essential to give them proper care from the start to ensure years of beauty, health and enjoyment. In today's blog post, we'll look at three important tips for caring for new, young trees for maximum tree health.
Pets are an important addition to many families, as they offer companionship, security, and unconditional love to their owners. Unbeknownst to many pet owners, there are many threats in Houston backyards that can jeopardize the health and safety of their beloved dogs and cats. In today's blog post, we'll discuss four simple ways homeowners can keep their family dogs and cats safer in their yard.
As another year begins, people will often make resolutions to improve their health or diet. Residential property owners in Houston should also strive to improve their property health in 2015. In today's blog post, we'll look at three areas of residential properties that should be inspected to ensure a healthier property for years to come.
Once the holiday lights and decorations are taken down, homeowners are often faced with a dreary and bland lawn and landscape because of the cooler winter weather. Rather than have an unattractive front yard or landscape garden, homeowners have several great options to add bold and vibrant color to their property. In today's blog post, we'll share three kinds of plants and flowers that can survive the colder weather while also providing beauty and color to any residential property.