Memorial Day is Just Around the Corner

Memorial Day is a more subdued holiday, dedicated to remembering the members of the United States armed forces who have died while serving their country. In spite of its more serious nature, this holiday is a wonderful opportunity to gather your friends and family together for a meal and some much-needed bonding. Since it’s springtime, … Continue reading “Memorial Day is Just Around the Corner”

Why You Should Recycle Yard Waste

Did you know that some cities and counties have made it illegal to throw away leaves, twigs, and grass in the trash? That’s right— depending on where you live, you may be breaking the law by bagging up those grass clippings and leaving them for the garbage truck. This kind of ordinance may seem harsh, … Continue reading “Why You Should Recycle Yard Waste”

Making Your Backyard Dog-Friendly

Whether they spend most of their time indoors or outdoors, your pets are an important part of your family. For dogs, spending time outside is crucial, encouraging exercise, providing mental stimulation, and preventing doggy depression. How can you balance your pet’s needs with your desire for a fantastic outdoor space? Here are some ideas for … Continue reading “Making Your Backyard Dog-Friendly”

Traditional Mulch and Alternative Choices

With spring on its way, it’s time to think about the health and appearance of your flowerbeds. Discover the purpose of mulch as well as some alternatives to traditional mulches. Standard Mulch Standard mulch is basically a collection of shredded bark and wood chips that gardeners spread around the base of plants and bushes. It … Continue reading “Traditional Mulch and Alternative Choices”

Getting Ready for an Easter Egg Hunt

Are you planning to host an Easter egg hunt this year? Check out these ideas for preparing your yard and organizing a memorable event. Pick Up the Debris Do you have unsightly piles of rotting leaves, mounds of grass clippings, twigs, branches, and other debris cluttering your yard? At Kurtz Bros., we are experts at … Continue reading “Getting Ready for an Easter Egg Hunt”

How to Entertain Outdoors During the Winter

Does the onset of winter mean that your days of hosting outdoor parties are over? Not necessarily! Unless the snow is several feet deep and the wind is howling, you may be able to host a delightful party outdoors, even during the winter. Here are some tips to keep your guests entertained and warm. Build … Continue reading “How to Entertain Outdoors During the Winter”

Should You Mow Your Lawn During the Winter?

Whether you’ve lived in your home for years or just recently purchased it, there are probably a few aspects of lawn care scratching your head. How should you take care of your lawn during the winter? Are there different recommended methods for lawns in different regions of the country? Let’s focus on one particular question … Continue reading “Should You Mow Your Lawn During the Winter?”

February Garden and Lawn Care Tips

In many areas of the country, the truly severe winter weather doesn’t start until after Christmas. January brings the full power of winter, with snowstorms, icy rain, or powerful winds, depending on the area of the country in which you live. Here are some ways to protect your lawn and garden from January’s weather. Check … Continue reading “February Garden and Lawn Care Tips”