Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Mow Your Lawn Every Week

Something to think about © Provided by Trusted Media Brands, Inc. Gardener mowing the lawn at backyard Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Mow Your Lawn Every Week We get it—there’s nothing as satisfying as looking out at a freshly mowed lawn on a summer’s day. Mowing your lawn means keeping those weeds and wildflowers tame around … Continue reading Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Mow Your Lawn Every Week

4 Ways to Get Rid of Your High-Maintenance Grass Lawn

~ in case you are not a lover of grass, or want to take advantage of the City of Riverside's turf program - also WMWD has a program as well  ~ 4 Ways to Get Rid of Your High-Maintenance Grass Lawn I grew up in inland L.A., where every house had a perfectly manicured lawn. … Continue reading 4 Ways to Get Rid of Your High-Maintenance Grass Lawn

Top 10 Most Expensive Mistakes You’re Making on Your Home

Top 10 Most Expensive Mistakes You’re Making on Your Home By Cary Teller Homes cost a lot of money to maintain. But are you spending extra money unnecessarily on upkeep? Here are 10 of the most expensive mistakes you could be making in your home. 1. Using Traditional Light bulbs If you still have incandescent … Continue reading Top 10 Most Expensive Mistakes You’re Making on Your Home

How to Water a Lawn, and When: Odds Are, You’re Doing It All Wrong

~ are you a lover of grass? read below to get the most out of your lawn! ~ How to Water a Lawn, and When: Odds Are, You're Doing It All Wrong Aspheric/iStock Wondering how to water a lawn? Sadly, it's not quite as simple as just turning on the sprinklers and walking away. The … Continue reading How to Water a Lawn, and When: Odds Are, You’re Doing It All Wrong

California regulators approve unprecedented water cutbacks

From Associate Press 5/5/15 ~trying to keep everyone in my area up to date~   SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California water regulators adopted sweeping, unprecedented restrictions Tuesday on how people, governments and businesses can use water amid the state's ongoing drought, hoping to push reluctant residents to deeper conservation. The State Water Resources Control Board … Continue reading California regulators approve unprecedented water cutbacks

Low Maintenance Ground Cover

Low-Maintenance Lawn Alternatives: Ground Cover From Houselogic.com 3/18/10 If you want a yard that demands less time, money, and water, consider ground cover rather than a traditional lawn. Effort: High 1-3 mos (prep and plant) Investment: Low $4-$500 (seed or plant 1,000 s... Americans have long had a soft spot for lawns. Turf grass covers nearly 47 million acres … Continue reading Low Maintenance Ground Cover