Recent Blog Posts

The Best Time of Year to Build a Deck

Sep 11th, 2019
With the final weeks of summer upon us, you may be thinking of all those projects that were pushed farther and farther down the to-do list as the weather begged to be enjoyed. But don’t worry, there’s still time to get some of those big-ticket projects out of the way. In fact, it may just … more »

Invasive Indiana Species You Should Never Plant In Your Yard

Sep 6th, 2019
Although most of the plant species growing in Indiana are native, roughly 25 percent are not. These invasive species can cause issues to the existing plants growing in your yard by competing with and crowding out more desirable native species. So what is an invasive species? Any species that is non-native to the ecosystem under … more »

Insect Control In Your Backyard

Aug 23rd, 2019
Come rain or come shine, having a bug-free backyard is an important part of keeping our home family- and guest-friendly. Especially if you have children. There are certain time-tested ways to keep your backyard insect-free that are never a bad idea to implement. Even if you have a small backyard space, or just a small … more »

Save Money and The Earth With A Solar-Powered Pergola

Aug 14th, 2019
Saving money is important for everybody. But to homeowners, saving money is essential, especially if they hope to make homeownership a pleasurable and enduring experience. One of the go-to solutions for a household looking for saving money and being environmentally conscious at the same time is to install solar panels. But roof-based solar can sometimes … more »

How To Make Your Backyard More Family Friendly

Aug 6th, 2019
We have all been there before. We’re home tired from work and other activities but the children remain restless. Taking them to a park isn’t an option and someone needs to cook dinner. What to do? Enter the backyard: the only place children are free and safe enough to experience the outdoors without giving you … more »