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Green Landscaping Using Less Water

Posted by Junk King on Sep 30, 2022 5:00:00 AM

It's no secret to anyone living west of the Mississippi that we are in a major drought and have been for years. Which means using less water is a priority.

For those with lawns, shrubbery, and flower gardens, this is both a burden and a challenge. The good news is that there is a viable option.

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Topics: Yard Waste Removal, landscaping debris, landscaping, low water lawn, hardscaping, water conservation, water wise, xeriscaping

Fall Lawn And Yard Preparation: Are You Ready?

Posted by Junk King on Sep 21, 2022 8:00:00 AM

[This article was originally published August 2020 and has been revised and updated.]

Fall is officially just a few days away. And one of the best things about fall is that it's a great time for lawn and yard preparation before winter comes.

But it also can mean a great deal of yard waste removal and landscaping debris to be gotten rid of.

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Topics: Yard Waste Removal, landscaping debris, lawn debris, yard waste, yard waste disposl, lawnmower removal, lawn care, organic waste

Walking Your Way To A Greener Landscape

Posted by Junk King on Aug 17, 2022 5:00:00 AM

 

Regardless of whether your home is located in a region suffering from drought or too much rain, having a low-water lawn is a smart move for homeowners.

No matter where you live, it makes good economic and environmental sense to use a little water on your outdoor spaces as possible.

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Topics: Yard Waste Removal, drought resistant, low water lawn, hardscaping, water conservation, water wise

When Your Old Gazebo Has To Go

Posted by Junk King on Aug 12, 2022 5:00:00 AM

 

Gazebos, pergolas, pavilions, and arbors - whatever you choose to call them - they're great when they're kept up. But they do get old and deteriorate.

And when they're made of lumber and other wood products, dismantling them and disposing of all the waste and debris can be a challenge for any homeowner.

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Topics: Yard Waste Removal, yard waste disposal, wood debris removal, wood waste disposal, scrap wood, old lumber disposal

When Yard Waste Disposal Means Recycling And Reuse

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

We all want to recycle and do our part to save the planet. But not many of us think of yard waste in terms of recycling or reuse. Yet, organic debris is quite recyclable.

Almost everything that grows in or above your outdoor spaces at home can be recycled, reused, or repurposed. In fact, there's no "greener" way to be green with waste and debris.

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Topics: Yard Waste Removal, landscaping, yard waste disposal, composting, lawn care, organic waste, recycle, reuse, reduce

Best Tips For Curb Appeal Upgrades In 2022

Posted by Junk King on Jul 13, 2022 5:00:00 AM

Every homeowner wants their house to look nice, be inviting, and draw compliments from guests and folks passing by. A curb appeal upgrade can do that.

They say you can't judge a book by its cover, but a home's "face" can say volumes about the condition of the interior and add huge resale value, as well.

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Topics: Yard Waste Removal, construction debris removal, landscaping, home improvement, yard waste disposal, hardscaping, curb appeal

What You Need To Know About Backyard Upgrades In 2022

Posted by Junk King on Jun 29, 2022 5:00:00 AM

 

Today's suburban backyards are not what they were a generation or two ago. Or at least they don't have to be - not with all the available upgrades possible.

While tastes changes and styles comes and go, some things are perennial - like barbecues - and knowing what make the best upgrades for your backyard space is important.

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Topics: Yard Waste Removal, landscaping, outdoor cleaning, outdoor entertaining, hardscaping, backyard entertaining

Landscaping Projects Mean Yard Waste And Debris

Posted by Junk King on Jun 27, 2022 5:00:00 AM

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

Your new yard looks great! But now that the excitement of your improved landscaping has waned you still have to get rid of the yard waste you've created.

And the more ambitious and wide-ranging your landscaping project is, the larger the piles of organic waste and other types of yard debris. So, what do you do with it all now?

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Topics: Yard Waste Removal, landscaping debris, DIY projects, yard waste, yard waste disposal, organic waste

Being Green With Less Green: A New Look For Your Lawns

Posted by Junk King on Jun 20, 2022 5:00:00 AM

Yard cleanup and yard waste disposal can be a pain. But with a green, low-water, drought-resistant yard your cleanup is minimal - as is your yard waste.

And you'll be helping the planet and yourself by reducing your water usage, minimizing the use of fertilizers and pesticides, and mowing.

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Topics: Yard Waste Removal, landscaping debris, yard waste disposal, drought resistant, low water lawn, hardscaping

Great Backyard Games For Summer Fun

Posted by Junk King on May 16, 2022 5:00:00 AM

 

A spring home cleanup can also mean cleaning your backyard so you can have a great place for summer fun, feasting, and family get-togethers with friends.

And once everything's clean and cleared out, you can add some great backyard games to add to your summer fun.

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Topics: Yard Waste Removal, summer cleaning, home cleanout, backyard, health and safety, summer fun

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