Your yard has a lot of impact on your home’s value. These tips will help you not mess it up — and save some cash.
Your yard will either add to it— or subtract from it. Follow these lawn care tips to score on the plus side of the balance sheet.
#1 Check the Sprinklers
You don't want to find out during a summer drought that your old-fashioned oscillator or in-ground irrigation system can't so much as sputter. Do a dress rehearsal now to make sure the hoses, settings, timers, and other components are functioning properly.
#2 Plant Cold-Sensitive Annuals
Once your last average frost date has passed – and the soil temp is 60 to 70 degrees — you have the all-clear to get cold-sensitive seeds like marigolds, sunflowers, and zinnias in the ground.