How to Grow an Outdoor Herb Garden

To start growing herbs, it’s best first to select where and how you want to grow them. Most herbs thrive in just about any location that gives them plenty of light. Good air circulation and drainage are also important to the success of your herb garden.  The size of your herb garden, of course, depends…

Mulching or Raking?

Having trees in your yard enhances the landscape, benefits the environment, provides shelter and homes to birds and other local wildlife, and gives you a nice shady spot to sit and enjoy a nice tall glass of sweet tea on hot summer evenings. Those same trees also provide you with an enormous pile of leaves…

Six Mistakes to Avoid with Landscaping

Despite what some people may believe, landscaping does not need to be complicated. You need to follow a few basic rules to make sure your grounds look great. Below you will find a list of six landscaping mistakes which need to be avoided. Steer clear of these errors and look forward to beautiful landscaping throughout…

What Type of Fencing Should I Choose?

Aluminum Fences Aluminum fences provide a rustic look with modern functionality: a no-hassle, maintenance-free fence that blends perfectly with the surrounding landscape. This type of fence also works great for securing pools and in any residential setting. A variety of styles and shapes are available for construction and installation.. Many of our customers choose this…

Tips for Organic Weed Control

Weeds can easily overtake an outdoor space, turning any landscape from beautiful to horrific in a single growing season. Weed-infested flower beds and gardens are an eyesore, make you unpopular with your neighbors, and create optimum habitats for fleas and other pests. By far the most important step is early weed prevention. Start by catching…

How To Get Lush Green Grass in the Shade

One of the most difficult situations homeowners face is growing grass in the shade.  We love giving helpful tips, so today will teach you how to succeed in growing grass in shady places.   Will grass grow in the shade? Most lawn grasses need four to six hours of direct sun to survive. Some shade-tolerant…

Do You Really Need a Retaining Wall?

We often fail to notice the most important things around us. Retaining walls are found around homes, businesses, office buildings, and schools, but until you realize you need one, you don’t really pay attention to retaining walls around your neighborhood. The fact is, a retaining wall can and will be a beautiful addition to your house…

5 Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Landscaper

We, at Chuck’s Landscaping and Lawn Services, take great pride at what we do. We believe our customers should make well informed and educated decisions when it comes to their backyards. Below are 5 questions you should ask before hiring a landscape contractor: Can you show me your work? This is the most important question…