June 18th

Pollinators – birds, bats, butterflies and bees – are not just fun to observe in our own backyards. They are also vital to our very existence. Pollinators are responsible for creating one of out of every three bites of food we take. They also sustain our ecosystems and produce our natural resources by helping plants […]

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June 15th

The prevalence of extreme drought combined with climate change are making wildfires the new normal. The western U.S. is currently experiencing a megadrought, and the wildfire season is expected to be early and intense. In fact, the number of wildfires so far in 2021 is already at a ten-year high. So how can homeowners protect […]

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June 11th

Backyarding – the trend to use our backyards for traditionally indoor activities like working, dining, entertaining and working out – has a different purpose for each of us. Identifying your backyarding personality type enables you to build the yard of your dreams with that purpose in mind. Check out this updated infographic from the TurfMutt […]

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June 8th

No one is immune from the devastation of a natural disaster. But preparing before a storm hits is key to keeping everyone in your family—including your pets—safe. Remember, what’s good for us is good for our pets. Dogs like Mo-Mo are members of the family. So you should have a plan for keeping them safe […]

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June 4th

Backyarding – the trend to use the backyard for everything from tele-working and working out to relaxing and recreating – has a different purpose for each of us. Identifying your backyard’s role in your family’s health and happiness is the key to cultivating a purposeful outdoor space that is customized to your needs. “How do […]

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June 1st

June is National Pollinators Month. It is a great opportunity to do more in your backyard to support pollinators. Butterflies, bees, bats and hummingbirds rely on our backyards and other community green spaces for food and shelter…and we rely on them, too! Here’s why. About 1 out of every 3 bites of food we eat […]

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May 27th

We’ve spent the last year focused on hand hygiene – for good reason. But it turns out that getting your hands dirty – in the safety of your own backyard – is good for your health. So if you’re looking for something that’s not only fun (and good for you!) to do this holiday weekend, […]

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May 25th

No plans for the long weekend? You don’t have to leave home to have a memorable experience, thanks to your own backyard. With the COVID-19 pandemic keeping more people closer to home, a backyard vacation can be a fun way to spend time together and build new memories as a family while spending time in […]

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May 20th

Are you an expert landscaper…or an expert landscaper in training? This is your time of year to shine! Backyarding is a trend that’s here to stay, and one we have been perfecting over the last year. We use our backyards for everything from tele-working and working out to relaxing and recreating. But the term “backyarding” […]

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May 18th

Summer is almost here, and it’s time for pandemic-weary homeowners to ready yards and landscapes for backyarding. Yes, backyarding is a word – and one that we all need right now. The pandemic thrust us into a new reality, and the backyard has a starring role. With a year of limitations on where we go, […]

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