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Enjoying Your [Clean] Backyard This Summer

Posted by Junk King on May 11, 2022 5:00:00 AM

 

[This post was originally published in April 2019 and has been update, expanded, and revised.]

Spring is here and summer is just around the corner. And a backyard for barbecues, pool parties, or just to relax in is far nicer when it's clean!

But getting and keeping a yard clean often involves far more than just cleaning up after the kids and pets. For many homeowners and renters, there are large amounts of trash, debris, and junk that needs to be gotten rid of.

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Topics: Residential Junk Removal, Yard Waste Removal, summer cleaning, Green Junk Removal, lawn debris, yard waste disposal

Summer Is Coming - And So Is Yard Waste

Posted by Junk King on Apr 8, 2022 5:00:00 AM

 

It may only be early spring now, but summer is coming along with the summer weather. And with spring and summer yard work comes all the yard waste removal!

Also, with the drought still ravaging the Western United States and California in particular, taking care of your outdoor spaces to ensure low water use and water conservation is critical.

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Topics: Yard Waste Removal, summer cleaning, lawn debris, yard waste, yard waste disposal

Yard Waste And Being Green With Composting

Posted by Junk King on Jan 21, 2022 5:00:00 AM

 

For many people, composting still evokes images of elderly, 'back-to-the-earth' couples with piles of rotting vegetation in the corner of their back yard. 

But composting and optimizing your yard waste is actually beneficial on a number of levels. And it's an easy way to be 'green.'

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Topics: Green Junk Removal, lawn debris, household waste, yard waste disposal, composting, food waste

Winter Yard Waste: Should It Stay Or Should It Go?

Posted by Junk King on Dec 8, 2021 5:00:00 AM

 

Officially, winter does not begin until December 21st. And for many homeowners, yard work - and yard waste - continues until it gets too cold or too wet.

The question is, when it's already cold, or already wet, do you really want to be hauling yard waste? Or can it stay?

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Topics: Yard Waste Removal, lawn debris, yard waste, yard waste disposal, hot tub removal, home winterizing

When Landscape Maintenance Results In Excess Yard Waste

Posted by Junk King on Oct 15, 2021 5:00:00 AM

 

Winter is still a bit away, certain larger-scale landscaping activities can be done then. And planning for the inevitable piles of yard waste is wise.

For many homeowners and others who work in their gardens and lawns, the winter months are largely the "low maintenance" dormant months for landscaping. Yes, but not always.

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Topics: Yard Waste Removal, landscaping debris, lawn debris, yard waste, yard waste disposal

Almost Time For Fall And Yard Waste Removal Chores

Posted by Junk King on Sep 6, 2021 5:00:00 AM

 

Autumn is just weeks away and it's a great time to prepare your outdoors for the winter. And that means yard waste removal. So, what do you do with it all?

The good news is that when those piles of brush, leaves, and other yard waste materials get to be too much for your household waste bins, there are options.

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Topics: Residential Junk Removal, Yard Waste Removal, debris removal, landscaping debris, lawn debris

Why Yard Waste Can Be Beneficial

Posted by Junk King on Apr 2, 2021 5:00:00 AM

[This article was first published in April 2019 and has been expanded and revised.]

When most folks think of "yard waste" they don't think about lawn clippings and leaves in terms of benefits and cost savings. But they should.

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Topics: lawn debris, yard waste, green products, yard waste disposal, composting

Landscaping 101: Installing Sod For Your Lawn

Posted by Junk King on Mar 26, 2021 5:00:00 AM

 

While installing sod might be a bit intimidating to some homeowners, it actually can be a quite simple landscaping task. Maybe not easy, but simple to do. 

However, there are certain steps to follow and a few tools you should have. Not to mention the preparation of the ground you plan to install your new sod onto.

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Topics: landscaping debris, landscaping, lawn debris, yard waste disposal, lawn care

Recycle And Reuse Yard Waste

Posted by Junk King on Feb 22, 2021 5:00:00 AM

 

Yard waste doesn't have to end up in your local landfill. In fact, almost all of it can by recycled and reused when you know how. 

However, if you are looking out your front window at massive snow drifts and dealing with sub-Arctic temperatures, yard waste is probably the last thing on your mind.

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Topics: Residential Junk Removal, Yard Waste Removal, lawn debris, yard waste disposal, composting, lawn care

Landscape Makeover With Low-Water Design

Posted by Junk King on Feb 15, 2021 5:00:00 AM

 

The days of large swaths of lawn grass and expansive sprinkler systems are waning. And mowing, weeding, and raking every week. Low-water yard design is in.

Most every homeowner prides themselves on the lushness of their front lawns and the tidy look of a well-manicured landscape. But all that green grass comes at a price.

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Topics: Yard Waste Removal, landscaping debris, landscaping, lawn debris, lawn care

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