Butterflies add motion and color to any garden. They love heat and are most active during the hottest part of the day when your song birds have quieted down. As with birds, to attract butterflies you need water; however, they won’t visit your bird bath. You can create small mud patches or shallow puddles containing rocks where they can rest and get a drink near their favorite flowers —or you could go all out and establish a “butterfly bar.” This consists of filling a bucket with sand and burying it to the lip in a sunny part of the garden. Keep it almost filled with water. Rocks or stone walls placed in the sun give butterflies a place to bask and warm themselves.
With the warmer weather upon us, many property owners are looking to hire “Saturday Labor” to help get their property geared up for spring time. Those who hire “Saturday Labor” because the price is cheaper usually find that they overlooked the risks that are involved.
Well-managed landscape companies do not and usually will not compete with “Saturday Labor” because their prices will always be higher. The reasons behind the higher prices lie in the training, insurance coverage, quality, and the cost for hiring trusted employees. When you hire a reputable landscape company to provide services on your property you will be paying for the labor to the do the work, the materials to do the work, as well as “PEACE OF MIND.”
You might not think about it or this might not be high on your moving list but you need to leave a "history" of the yard for the new owners. This will apply for both residential sales and commercial sales. Include, but not limited to, the following information: