On many commercial properties in Texas, especially those with abundant shade, it's common to find groundcover plants as they provide curb appeal while requiring less maintenance than other plants. However, groundcover plants can be a negative addition to your commercial property if they're planted in the wrong area. In today's LMC blog post, we look at some of the pros and cons of groundcover plants and what might work best your property.
The Houston area continues the recovery process following the devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey, with scores of business owners busy gutting structures, recovering assets, and making plans for repairs. However, many commercial property owners don't realize that floodwaters impact more than just buildings and structures. Flooding can significantly damage commercial land, but owners might not realize there are issues until much later, increasing the time and cost for repairs.
Over the last few years, there has been an increased awareness of the benefits of buying organic foods such as fruits, vegetables, meats, and other kitchen staples, as opposed to eating genetically modified or chemically treated foods. Much in the same way we can be healthier by choosing organic foods, commercial properties can become healthier and stronger with organic lawn care. Organic lawn care is simply performing lawn maintenance services such as fertilization and herbicide applications using organic materials instead of harsh chemicals.
Nothing attracts customers and welcomes employees more than a stunning commercial landscape and health shade trees. However, a commercial property will only thrive and remain healthy if there is nutrient-rich topsoil to nourish grass, plants, and trees. When soil is removed from the property due to high winds or water runoff, it can leave the soil depleted and make plants, grass, and trees more vulnerable to diseases and death.
When a tree or lawn begins to decline in health and in growth, commercial property owners often scramble to determine the cause. Some might suspect poor watering, insect infestations, or hidden damages. Although these three can lead to poor growth for lawns and trees, a common culprit often overlooked by commercial property owners is poor soil health.
Commercial property owners often look for ways to help their business stand out and attract positive attention and customer visits. A way to encourage this is when commercial lawns and landscape are always stunning and healthy in appearance. For commercial property owners, this can be accomplished with Soil Aeration. In today's blog post, we'll discuss why commercial landscapes need soil aeration, and the many benefits it offers to landscapes and lawns.
A growing number of Houston businesses have become serious about protecting our environment, with such efforts as reducing their corporate carbon footprint and protecting natural resources. Although recycling and water conservation are popular steps among Houston businesses, another great investment in our local environment is having healthy and vibrant commercial lawns. In today's blog post, we'll look at three ways companies can make a significant positive impact on the environment by simply ensuring that they have a lush and healthy lawn throughout the year.
Commercial property owners are often looking for cost-effective ways to improve their property, and some might consider rubber mulch for their longevity and ability to retain moisture. However, there are a number of serious dangers that can come choosing rubber mulch for commercial properties.
If your commercial property needs soil or mulch, do you know what kind you should buy? Do you feel overwhelmed at the many types of soil and mulch available on the market? The honest truth is that there isn't one single type of soil or mulch that works for all properties. It's important for property owners to understand that the variances in soils and mulches can make a huge impact on the health and beauty of your property.
While trees are important assets to any commercial property, planting them in the wrong location can significantly diminish their long-term value, health, and beauty. The specific area chosen for tree planting might be ideal when the tree is young and not fully mature, but as it grows it may require much more soil, sunlight, and space in order to grow to its full potential. Today's blog post will look at three places that should never be considered when planting trees on commercial properties.