7 Questions To Ask Before You Hire A Tree Service Company

Few homeowners have existing relationships with tree service companies, which means that finding a high-quality company is challenging. The cheapest option rarely yields the best results, and the most expensive option seldom provides the best value, leaving homeowners to choose between umpteen companies in between. To make the best decision, ask any potential tree service company the following seven questions before making a commitment.  1. Is an ISA-certified arborist on your staff? Read More 

Beyond Composting: 4 Innovative Ways To Use Your Tree Trimmings

 Nothing is worse than having a backyard full of branches, leaves and chunks of wood, and the inconvenience of going to the transfer station to dump them is just a hassle. there are several ways you can use those trimmings around your house and yard that are tasteful, environmentally friendly and convenient.  Next-Level Fires One creative way to spice up your next bonfire or small fireplace is by donating a few of your trimmings to it, especially if you're trimming an aromatic tree like a pine or spruce. Read More 

Prepare Your Grass For Winter Weather

Winter is tight around the corner.  The weather is starting to get cold, and what was once a brilliant green is changing to more of a muted hue.  It is normal – this is what happens to our grass and trees in the winter.  They are going dormant, as they need to do to survive the harsh weather.  But that doesn't stop you from feeling a slight twinge of loss when you see it happening. Read More 

A First-Timer’s Guide To Estate Sale Shopping

Some people love spending their Saturdays on someone else's lawn, looking for great deals. Garage sales can be a quick way to find a cool or interesting item for an affordable price, but the trouble with garage sales is that the items are already things that no one at the home wanted anymore. They can quickly become picked-over, with only a few really great items. However, there is another option: estate sales. Read More