January 29th, 2017 10:33 AM by Jackie A. Graves
Do you have a yard? Do you keep
it clean, maintained? I love the feeling when I’m relaxing in my garden’s swing
and enjoying the aroma of nature in my own yard. Having a household is a hell
of a work, but it also provides a significant reward for all of us who love the
I’m in my garden, I love to take off my shoes and socks and walk barefoot
on freshly mowed grass. I bond with nature and relieve stress, gain energy and
stay in balance. I love my yard and my garden. Wouldn’t give it away for
common misconception about yard maintenance in 2016 is that, only people who
have the time and money can afford to have a rich and quality yard and
enjoy the benefits that it provides. After a long day at work, taking and
picking up kids from school and making dinner you don’t want to do more
exhausting things. But there is a difference. When maintaining a yard, you’ll
be healthier, both mentally and physically; the process will provide you with
more energy and less tiring throughout the day.
there are ways to make maintenance of the yard an enjoyable activity. On the
market, you can find useful and affordable equipment that will make your yard
look perfect without spending hours in it. And yeah, the energy. It might be an
issue at the beginning, but you’ll gain more if you try hard.
the post for the folks who have a yard and aren’t feeling like decorating (or
even maintaining) it. Guys, when you bond with the nature in your own small
piece of heaven, everything in your life will start to change.
only need to start and here’s what you’ll need:
a lawn takes time, planning and preparation. It includes watering, fertilizing,
weed control, mowing as the primary maintenance practices and grass care
encourages healthy lawns while lowering costs and resources and most
importantly, benefits the environment.
particularly, it will provide a green surface to rest or meditate on, spend
time with your family, play with your dog, or even lay at warm and lazy
the most important step when creating a new lawn, so don’t forget to plan for
watering needs before planting. Water deep and only once a week, will help
roots to extend deeper into the soil. It can also prevent pests that will tend
to attach dried and stressed out lawns.
lawn is newly seeded, you should water every day for five to ten minutes only
and remember not to mow sodded lawn for at least ten days, until the grass
begins to grow rapidly. The sprinkler on the image is your best friend. Here’s
more info on getting the best sprinkler for your lawn.
experts recommend that the best time for fertilization should be twice a year;
spring and fall respectively. Besides timing, you should consider the type of
fertilizer and how to apply it, since supplying nutrients that are deficient in
the soil is very important. Here’s more
info on fertilizing the lawn.
the most common, but not always popular ways for weed control is certainly the
use of pre-emergent herbicides. But that doesn’t mean that they are essential
to a healthy lawn and there are many other ways and tools which you can use
when the situation gets out of control. Such as weed eaters and more effective
brush cutters for very thick and woody brushes in your lawn and yard. Try to
prevent weeds before they gain a foothold in your lawn by growing a
healthy grass at the beginning. Here’s more on
getting a quality brush cutter.
sets the stage for everything else in your newly established yard. It should be
a weekly ritual, and it’s one of the most important maintenance practice.
Proper mowing will increase the density of the lawn and will decrease negative
effects such as weeds, diseases, and insects. Also, it will soften the grass,
and make it feel amazing when you step on it barefooted. Here’s
more on getting a lawnmower.
will provide shade and privacy, beauty and structure, and overall value to your
yard landscape. After you picked and considered where to plant your tree, you
should know how to take care of them properly, and you should enjoy them for
many years to come. Follow these simple tips below on how to care for your
trees to prevent any troubles.Check out a fine article on adding
trees to your yard.
crucial to carefully water newly planted trees for the first two years after
planting. It should receive 15-20 gallons of water every seven to ten days in
the summer and fall, especially when there isn’t enough rain. Make sure not to
water every day in small amounts, instead, water slowly and in the center of
the mulch ring, soak the soil deeply and allow it to dry before the next
is used to protect young trees from stress, prevents weed growth and keeps the
soil moist. Also, it will protect the trunk from brush cutter which could
injure the trunk and shorten its life. It is important to add the right amount
of mulch around trees and to
do it right because,
too little mulch will not protect the tree and more of it will also do no good.
And remember, even the most popular mulches will disappear over time, so check
the mulch regularly and begin the process when it becomes shallow.
best preventing maintenance a young tree can receive is certainly pruning and
it is critical to encourage them to develop a strong and lasting structure. You
should keep in mind that not every tree needs pruning every 2-3 years. However,
it is best to prune your trees lightly and remove the dead, broken branches
which are rubbing against other branches.
could be difficult to prune large trees and even small branches can be
positioned quite high on, so the best way to remove and cut them is to use a
pole saw for the safest and best results. Take note that small branches can be
quite heavy, therefore the right tools will ensure your own safety after all.
Here’s more on picking the best
pole saw for your trees.
the biggest reasons people don’t get interest for the yard in the first place
is neglection and the yard becomes ugly. When given the opportunity, certain
weeds become resistant to climatic conditions and will rapidly take over your
yard. The work involved to take care of overgrowth situation greatly depends on
its size and what kind of plant took over the site.
not impossible, but it takes work and the right tools to give your lawn a
facelift and to make your life easier in this task. You should determine these
tools by researching the kinds of plants in the problematic area, or if the
situation is not that bad then simply use herbicide to get rid of the
are some steps and the list of things that you will need:
we want to admit it or not, the look of your yard speaks about you. Is it neat
or not, full of flowers or only with trees, decorated with garden statues and
sculptures or children’s slides and swings. Having a yard provides a variety of
barbecues with friends and family, a glass of wine on a hot summer night while
watching the sunset, reading a book on fresh air or place where your children
can safely play outside the house. Having trees is the next step and benefit.
Trees produce oxygen which is essential for living beings and the recovery of
the ozone layer.
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