Flowering Shrubs That Attract Wildlife


The key to a successful and beautiful landscape is to achieve the perfect balance between form and function. Beyond adding beauty and value to the home, a well-designed landscape can increase energy efficiency in the home, provide greater privacy and can even help to protect the home from intrusion. Shrubs and hedges are especially well…

Using Flowering Trees to Attract Wildlife


Many approach landscaping in a utilitarian fashion, focusing on function and the increase in property value. For the nature lover, however, landscaping is more of an art; a way to get in touch with nature and to express creativity. There is nothing more satisfying to us than to look out onto a sea of blooming…

Trees for Aesthetics and Wildlife


One of the most breathtaking sights you can see as a homeowner is to look out of your window onto a rich landscape in full bloom. If done well, your landscaping plants can provide a visually stunning experience and attract wildlife such as butterflies, birds, squirrels and a plethora of other animals and insects. For…

Lawn Care 101 Part II: Basic Tools


The rewards of having a brilliant, thriving, plush lawn are many. More than just increasing your home’s value and visual appeal, your lawn can be a focal point for family activity. From barbeques to badminton to games of touch football with the kids, a great lawn can be a source of joy and satisfaction for…

Lawn Care 101: Understanding Mowers


Almost every homeowner dreams of having that perfectly manicured lawn that you see in the magazines. A beautiful lawn is good for much more than just inspiring envy in the neighbors. A lush lawn is a source of enjoyment for the whole family and can become a central aspect of family activities. Of course, that…