Creating a beautiful landscape is often a top priority for many Michiganders come spring. Learning how to choose plants that will thrive in your environment and that require the amount of maintenance you’re willing to provide is vital to accomplishing this.
Opportunity awaits! Compact landscape areas are bursting with possibilities when a homeowner embraces foundational landscape design principles.
Nutritious food, warm clothing, fresh water, and a toasty abode are basic necessities to get through a Michigan winter for both humans and wildlife. For the nearly 40 species of birds that prefer a wintry backyard to a long flight for warmer weather, finding a yard with well-stocked feeders, open water, and areas of shelter is paradise.
It’s a good time to look at some tips on how to help keep your walkways, driveway, eaves, and roof as ice-free as possible.
If you’re a new homeowner or are feeling particularly festive this year, you might be considering decorating your own home for others to enjoy during the dark evenings that winter brings. But for some, this is nothing short of a daunting task – where do you start?
Protecting your Landscape for Springtime Success - As consumers enjoy the spectacular flowers and textures of a lush, mature landscape during the summer months in Michigan, the last thing on their minds is the blustery winter winds sure to arrive a few months later. It’s during the coldest spells of winter, however, that the success or failure of next year’s lawn and garden is determined.
A good, functional deck is an extension of your home. It is a place where families gather and memories are made. It can also be a place for quiet contemplation and solitude. Building a deck is...
For those of us who have lived in Michigan for years, we know that the weather, no matter what time of year it is, is unpredictable, and fall is no exception.
Some love it, others loathe it, but performing a thorough yard clean-up in fall...
Thanks to the efforts of groups like the Organization for Bat Conservation, many myths regarding these misunderstood members