Summer

Blue iris flowers in bloom

June Lawn & Garden To-Do List

June marks the official start of summer and is a great month for working in your garden and lawn. Most parts of the country are green and teeming with birds, butterflies, and flowers; but the heat and summer drought haven’t taken hold.

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Chelsea Lipford Wolf and Danny Lipford prep for summer.

Prepping for Backyard Summer Fun

Get your backyard ready for summer cookouts, unpredictable weather, and pesky mosquitoes.

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Chelsea Lipford Wolf and Danny Lipford prep for summer.

Simple Steps to Summer Prep

Summer is just around the corner and with it comes cookouts, yard work, pesky mosquitoes and those nasty summer storms. There’s no better time than now to prepare your home and yard for summer fun and the season’s unpredictable weather patterns.

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It’s Summertime In the 4 Seasons of Home Ownership

We use our 4 Seasons of Homeownership: Summer checklist to help Robert and Leigh Bailey tackle some maintenance chores.

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Flowers blooming

August Lawn & Garden To-Do List

August is in the “dog days of summer,” the hottest and most sultry time of the year. Everything seems languid and still – except mosquitoes – and the sun threatens to bake lawns, gardens, and gardeners alike.

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Lawn chairs in a yard

July Lawn & Garden To-Do List

Rainfall can be scarce in July, and soaring temperatures can cause your garden and lawn to slow down to conserve energy. Vegetable gardens kick into high gear and need some extra attention while other plants can benefit from special treatment as well.

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Danny Lipford in front of fire pit.

Cleaning and Improving Your Outdoor Living Space

Start checking off items on our 4 Seasons of Home Ownership summer checklist by cleaning and enhancing your home’s outdoor living spaces.

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back yard with pool

Enhancing Outdoor Living Areas for Summer Fun

We’ve put together a list of summertime home improvement and maintenance tasks to enhance your outdoor living areas, providing enjoyment for the family and adding long-term value to your home.

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