Sometimes a residential or commercial property is just missing something... It could be a lack of color, focal points, or a boundary to break up the open space. Possible solutions include the addition of new trees, a landscape garden, or even a water feature. However, an option growing in popularity with Houston area property owners is the addition of hedges or shrubs to break up landscapes, add dimension, and ensure lush color throughout the year.
Tree owners know that regular tree maintenance is important to the long-term health, beauty, and value of a tree. Unfortunately, too many tree owners focus solely on the top part of the tree, such as leaf growth and tree pruning, and they completely overlook the maintenance and care of the tree roots. Tree roots are an extremely vulnerable but important part of the tree's health. In today's blog post, we'll look at three reasons why tree roots are so important, and how proactive steps can help protect tree roots from damage.
Whether through social media or face-to-face, we may often seek out recommendations for businesses or service providers, such as a new restaurant to try, a good hair stylist, a reliable plumbing contractor, or an honest car mechanic. These can be valuable tools for us to weed out less desirable or unprofessional companies and give our business to reputable ones instead. In today's blog post, we'll look at why positive recommendations matter when choosing a tree care or landscape company.
Due to Houston's hot and humid weather, a significant number of area property owners opt to hire landscapers to handle their lawn, tree and garden maintenance. Unfortunately, some Houston homeowners can end up choosing unsafe and unskilled landscapers to handle their landscape maintenance, putting their property in jeopardy. In today's blog post, we'll discuss four ways that unsafe landscapers can threaten Houston properties and their owners.
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.