Respect the earth–and your wallet: Five tips for hiring the right landscaper

It’s Earth Day, time to think about all things green and how you can help create a more earth-friendly environment. If you’re a homeowner, you can promote Earth Day by making your landscape fit the local environment, which will help reduce the amount of fertilizer, pesticides and water it takes to maintain your yard. If you lack a green thumb, you…

Five ways to ensure you’re hiring the right lawn care company

For those that lack a green thumb, hiring a lawn care service or landscaper can ease the burden of beautifying your own yard. But, Better Business Bureau advises consumers to get clear, written expectations for what services the company will provide, and agree on a fee before work starts. Otherwise, dreams of a green wonderland…