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  • Outdoor Fountains Aren't As Frivolous As You Think

    22 October 2015

    If you've been thinking of getting an outdoor water feature such as a fountain for your yard, but you've avoided it due to drought, you might want to reconsider. With the drought in the western United States reaching epic proportions—so bad that even forecasts of heavy rain for winter note the drought still won't be over—outdoor water sources for birds and other wildlife have dried up. By installing outdoor fountains or other water features in your yard, you can help that wildlife stay alive.

  • Get Off My Lawn! Four Steps To Keep Encroaching Neighbors In Check

    20 October 2015

    Most renters and landowners have had to deal with an overly enthusiastic neighbor at some point, but what can you do when that neighbor begins building or landscaping on your own property? This is especially common in rural areas, where properties tend to be sprawling and ill-defined, but even urban residents can be shocked to wake up one morning and discover a new garden shed or downed tree in their yard.

  • 3 Methods For Removing Trees

    17 October 2015

    There are several options available to remove a tree from your property. Which option works for you depends on your budget and the placement of the tree. Here are some of the most popular methods and the pros and cons of each.  Chainsaw The use of a chainsaw is a quick method of removing trees. A chainsaw features a hydraulic pump that helps with the speed of cutting the tree. It is ideal for cutting larger trees.

  • Three Reasons It's Time To Hire A Tree Service For Your Yard

    13 October 2015

    Homeowners can perform a wide range of tasks, including some light trimming, to keep the trees in their yard looking good. There often comes a time, however, at which it's necessary to involve a professional tree service to provide a helping hand. A visual beauty of trees can often belie their inherent danger -- working on a tree without the proper tools, safety gear, and experience can easily lead to injuries or damage to your home.