5 Backyard Projects to Try This Year
Spring has sprung, and if you're thinking about fixing-up your backyard, consider these five project ideas.
Creating a Designated Lounge
If your backyard is short on hardscape, consider installing a patio, which can give you a ...
Posted by Allison Van Wig on April 11, 2022 in Landscaping
4 Household Habits That Can Attract Snakes to Your Home
Unless you like them as pets, no one wants snakes in their home. But certain ways that you maintain your house may be enticing these reptilian home raiders into your residence. Avoid these four ways that you might be inadvertently inviting ...
Posted by Concierge Van Wig & Associates on October 25, 2021 in Landscaping
2 Alternatives to Using Artificial Turf for Your Long Beach Landscape
The Long Beach Water Department has long encouraged water-wise home landscapes and incentivizes residents who replace water-guzzling grass lawns with drought-tolerant alternatives.
If you're not someone who’s really into yardwork, like mowing ...
Posted by Concierge Van Wig & Associates on October 11, 2021 in Landscaping
4 Flowering Shrubs That Can Take the Summer Heat
If you’re looking to add some color to your landscape, but don’t want to worry about the summer heat wearing down your plants, consider these blooming beauties to adorn your yard.
It’s hard to walk past a hibiscus flower ...
Posted by Concierge Van Wig & Associates on June 20, 2021 in Landscaping
4 Pros and Cons of Using Herbicides to Control Weeds
Some people prefer not to use herbicides to kill weeds. Others swear by their effectiveness at weed control. Wherever you fall on the spectrum, consider these pros and cons of using foliar herbicides to control weeds in your landscape or hardscape....
Posted by Concierge Van Wig & Associates on May 25, 2021 in Landscaping
3 Ways to Kill Weeds Using Heat
And we’re not talking about hoping for a drought.
Weeds are probably the only element in most yards that need absolutely no maintenance to stay alive. You don't have to water them. You don't have to fertilize them. They flourish all on their ...
Posted by Concierge Van Wig & Associates on May 20, 2021 in Landscaping
2 More Curb Appeal Tips for an Impressive Landscape
Curb appeal can help create a love connection between your home and a potential buyer, and make the difference between them doing a rolling stop past your home, or stopping to inquire further. Consider these two tips for a SoCal landscape that ...
Posted by Concierge Van Wig & Associates on April 20, 2021 in Landscaping
Thinking About Artificial Grass for Your Yard? Your Questions Answered (Part 2 of 2)
The idea of artificial grass for your landscape sounds more and more appealing, but you’ve got lots of questions before you can decide to take the next step. More of your questions are answered here.
How Tall or Short Can I Make My Grass?
Posted by Allison Van Wig on February 17, 2020 in Landscaping
Thinking About Artificial Grass for Your Yard? Your Questions Answered (Part 1 of 2)
Artificial grass. Artificial turf. Synthetic grass. Synthetic turf. Different terms for the same product. Whatever you call it one thing’s for sure: you never have to cut it. It stays green. Your yard looks perfect. Here’s everything you ...
Posted by Allison Van Wig on February 14, 2020 in Landscaping