Author: Lee Nelson

Small Twonsend's big-eared bat (Corynorhinus townsendii) colony
Pest control

Getting Rid of Bats From Your Home, Property

Despite the rising popularity of Batman movies and television shows the past five decades, actual bats don’t seem to have much of a fan base. “People hate bats because of old scary movies, and because they don’t see them a lot. They also have a mystery to them, and people […]

This Holiday, Plant a Live Christmas Tree
Tree care

This Holiday, Plant a Live Christmas Tree

The holidays are all about celebrating family, friends and traditions. What better way to elevate those celebrations than by planting a live Christmas tree. “If someone wanted the experience of having a live Christmas tree, it takes a lot of pre-planning in different climates,” says Therese Olson, co-owner of Lowest Creek Tree […]

Landscaping for Shade
Gardening, Landscaping

Landscaping for Shade

In the heat of the summer, finding respite in a hammock under a shady spot is bliss. But trying to find shade-loving plants, flowers, shrubs and even groundcovers to beautify your front yard and backyard can turn your mood dark. Those same beautiful, full-grown trees block the sun’s nurturing rays and […]

Creative use of pool lighting
Landscaping

Landscape Lighting: 5 Bright and Creative Ideas

Whether you are trying to create a dramatic ambiance in your outdoor spaces at night or highlight some of your best features outside, landscape lighting and accent lighting can give beauty and purpose to the darkness. You can create better curb appeal and a focal point for your family, friends […]