5 Things to Do to Your Grass This Fall

By the time fall comes to Nevada County, pleasant springtime memories of fresh-mown grass smell have long passed. Still, you must get the grass ready for winter, especially if you’re planning to put the house up for sale next spring. Fall is the best time for lawn care, so when it comes to planning your [...]

Winter Lawn Care Tips

Caring for your lawn during the winter can look different from other homeowners depending on your location. Unless you live in the extreme Southern areas of the country, most grass types will go dormant during the cold winter months. However, just because winter isn’t the primary growing season doesn’t mean that there isn’t plenty to [...]

A Guide to Fertilizing and Mulching

With all of the available products and techniques available, it can be hard to know where to start when it comes to fertilizing and mulching. Fertilizing infuses vital nutrients to the lawn while mulching adds essential natural elements back to the soil. Check out the following guide to fertilizing and mulching, and learn the important [...]

Four Simple Pesticides for Your Garden

Spring has arrived. It’s only a matter of time before insects arrive in droves to your garden. Begin protecting your lawn and garden with pesticides now so that the impact of them will be less throughout the growing season. Check out these easy and natural pesticides that you can make at home: 1. Oil Spray [...]

Simple Landscaping Upgrades to Attract Prospective Buyers

We know we say it all the time, but there interior of the home isn't the only selling point of a home. A home can be modern and cozy inside, but, without curb appeal, potential buyers will lose interest before they step inside. An attractive, well-kept lawn is one of the first things people will [...]

The Good and the Bad of DIY Lawn Care

When you have your own home and are responsible for your lawn care, should you do it yourself? There are two sides to DIY, good and bad. On the bad side, if you don’t know what you’re doing, there can be consequences. But you could consider it as a learning experience and it will save [...]

Your Guide to Eco-Friendly Lawn Care

This is the time of year when you look outside at your dry husk of a lawn and think, “I should really do something about that.” It's been so hot in Nevada County that the last thing on your mind has been maintaining your lawn. You were more focused on keeping cool. But before you [...]