Growing a New Lawn

By: Kim Kerr, Family Services Manager I have never owned a newly built home.  When we have moved into our homes the grass has already been growing and is ready to be mowed.  Here at Habitat, many of our homes are brand new builds.  That means the lawns are brand new also.  I thought it… Continue reading Growing a New Lawn

Fall Landscaping Checklist

By landscape contractor Roger Cook of ThisOldHouse.com “This is prime time to prep your yard for the next growing season,” says This Old House landscape contractor Roger Cook. Cooling temperatures slow aboveground growth, and moister soil encourages strong root development. Removing spent stems, dead branches, and heavy leaf cover protects plants’ overall health. Read on for Roger’s fall… Continue reading Fall Landscaping Checklist