Sump pumps send water away from your home to prevent basement flooding and dampness. The idea is to direct water to a location that will accommodate the water and prevent any future damage. But what happens when the ideal solution turns into yet another challenge? READ MORE
Rain gardens are not only the most popular solution to address flooding problems, it’s also a sustainable one. If you aren’t sure you actually have a problem with flooding, here are some telltale signs. READ MORE
Allergies are the worst. Even more so when they prevent you from smelling the flowers, literally. But not all flowers and trees will trip your allergies.
One sustainable landscaping practice is Mulching. It’s a pretty common service that most landscapers perform on the regular basis. They apply two inches of fresh mulch to the bed, year after year, whether it’s needed or not; that becomes a problem. That is what happened to one of our clients, Tartan Lakes in Westmont Illinois. READ MORE
FUNGUS -This is a huge problem for grass at this time of year. If you see brown spots or long skinny trails; stop watering now and wait it out. Fungus likes heat and moisture so the warm, damp turf is a perfect breeding ground. As soon as the local conditions change the bloom will recede and the fungus will no longer be a problem.
Sustainable landscaping is an effort to manage residential and commercial landscapes responsibly in response to environmental challenges. There are best practices in every aspect of landscaping from design to management. READ MORE
Here are 3 types of fungi you should keep an eye out for in your own back yard. These fungi can definitely impact you backyard if not treated properly.