As a child, you probably loved jumping in massive piles of leaves. Unfortunately, as an adult, you probably spend much more time raking leaves than enjoying them. Raking leaves can be tough—and many homeowners are now skipping the task altogether. However, raking isn’t just for aesthetics. Here are three benefits your lawn will receive if you keep up with your raking this fall.
Most of us only think about tending to our flowerbeds and gardens while the sun is warm and the days are longer. During the cold, brief winter days such responsibilities usually fall to the wayside, but such neglect is a mistake for the informed gardener. Winter neglect can lead to springtime troubles. There are a number of things you can do to ensure the health of your garden or flowerbed display as the bitter cold sets in.
1. Re-mulch Your Flowerbed – Many of us tend to focus on mulching our flowerbeds during spring when an invasion of weeds is the most likely. Though just because weed growth slows down in the frost months doesn’t mean that mulch is any less important. Mulch during the fall and winter can help preserve moisture in your flowerbed to prevent the desiccation of your plants’ roots. A layer of mulch can also assist with root insulation from frost and snow. Just make sure you remove any lingering weeds in your flowerbed before laying your mulch down. If Continue reading
If you’ve spent any time enjoying the cooler weather this month, you may have noticed that the trees in your yard are beginning to change color. Soon, leaves in shades of yellow, red, and orange will burst onto the scene across Pennsylvania. You may even begin to notice that your lawn or patio installation in Bucks County already has a few stray brown leaves on it. But why do leaves change color in the fall?
Football, changing leaves, and s’mores around a campfire—fall is definitely right around the corner. Is your property ready for some fall entertaining? At Anthony Landscapes, we know that the right hardscaping services in Bucks County can make fall a little more magical. Here are a few ideas on how you can use hardscaping to enhance your property this fall.
Have you noticed that it’s been getting hotter outside? As Pennsylvanians deal with the effects of a summer heat wave, it can be more difficult to garden safely. If you’re planning on planting a garden or working on your landscaping this summer, use these tips to stay cool and safe in the sun.