In early April this year, the Department of Energy (DOE) released an infographic, featured on Lifehacker.com, on how landscaping can help households cut down on energy bills. This is possible through the shade and windbreaks offered by trees, protecting a house from the elements. Trees should be a part of any suburb, as in the case of “Tree Cities,” around a dozen of which are located in New Jersey.
Month: June 2014
At one point in history, cooking happened outside the house over open fire from burning wood. Soon after, people moved indoors to cook, and began using fossil fuel for fire. Today, with outdoor kitchens increasingly becoming popular all over the country, including in New Jersey, history is coming full circle. The marriage of outdoor cooking and indoor amenities has given birth to this beautiful offspring.
New Jersey was recently named by 24/7 Wall St. as the second richest state in the country, so it is not surprising that a lot of households in the region want nothing but the best in home amenities. These include a beautiful swimming pool that will go well with a finely designed home. Discriminating New Jersey homeowners will surely not settle for less than a landscaped pool.
Landscaping is a full-grown industry that provides Americans with over 800,000 jobs. A landscaping company offers several services, including gardening, mowing or trimming, and furniture installation. To do these jobs, the service provider would typically send out a team of landscape architects, horticulturists, and landscapers to clients’ homes.
Summer is a great time to enjoy a beautiful lawn or garden, especially one decked with perennials and annuals that bloom during the season. Peonies, azaleas, and day lilies all make a grandiose display, offering a soothing respite from the daily grind.
First impressions are very important in real estate, which is why realtors encourage home sellers to work on their property’s landscaping before putting up their homes for sale. According to The Seattle Times contributor Calovich, a porch or lawn isn’t …