curb appeal

When you think of your dream yard’s landscaping what comes to mind? Is it lush lawns with vibrant flowers, or is it a more hardscaped and modern feel? Whichever you prefer, everyone could use a serene and peaceful yard with a high curb appeal. Immersing yourself in this type of landscaping helps reduce stress and improve your overall mood. Besides the benefits an upgraded lawn can have on you, it can also boost your property value. This boost in property…

sprinkler problems

Sprinkler systems are a common mechanical piece of equipment in the average home. However, due to its mechanical nature, it will need regular preventive maintenance and attention to ensure it is working in perfect condition. If your system is not working as well as it should, there could be one of several common problems that can be easily identified and fixed. If you feel as if your sprinkler is experiencing one of these problems, contact your local irrigation and sprinkler…

Landscaping

With the sun shining, kids outside swimming in the pool, and being able to enjoy the long summer nights, who doesn’t love this time of the year? Being done with winter is such a wonderful thing to most. It isn’t constantly cold, and everyone gets to enjoy the outdoors. When it comes to being outside, working on your home’s landscaping is also a summertime project. If you are just getting started on this DIY or needing new ideas to freshen…

Diversified Services is celebrating! We would like to introduce Cathy Hallemann! She has been with our company for the better half of 30 years and we appreciate everything she has done for us over the years. We would like everyone to know the great person Cathy is and just how important she is to our team. We asked her to share a few things she has gained over the years working with us. How long have you been working with…

sprinkler systems

With not having an automated sprinkler for your lawn, we are sure that you are tired of moving hoses all over your yard and watering everything by hand. Doing this can also cause inconsistent watering even if you are trying your hardest. If you are struggling with this, it may be time to understand how an automatic sprinkler system works. Basic Parts of a Sprinkler System: When thinking about a basic sprinkler system, there are three main parts. The controller,…

Sprinkler System Highland IL

What to Avoid During New Sprinkler System Installation in Highland, Illinois! In the Metro East, having a sprinkler system is a great investment in not only your time but also your money. With having a system like this, you can enjoy the different benefits of being able to enjoy your landscaping. When you decide to upgrade or install your sprinkler there are quite a few things but that could possibly not go right. Doing certain things on your own is…

spring landscaping

Different Tips to Improve Your Spring Landscaping:  Nights are not as short, and we don’t need our heavy coats every time that we walk outside of our door. This can only mean one thing: Spring has arrived! This means it’s time for a fresh and fun new plan for your landscaping! Springtime is the perfect excuse to refresh your current yard design through simple maintenance solutions or even level up their lawns and landscaping beds with these different tips. Whenever…

Lawn Care Irrigation System

Reasons for a Sprinkler System Repair: There are certain times when you do need professional help to repair your sprinkler system. In some cases, this doesn’t mean a new system altogether, but a trained specialist should come to check out the damage and repair what is necessary. With that being said, you need to know what to look out for so that you can call a specialist right away. This will not only save you money in the long run…

Sprinkler System

A Guide to Your Highland IL Sprinkler System: Do you see homes with automatic sprinklers watering their entire yard and wondering how that could possibly work? Even with your flower beds, gardens, and any other greenery could be watered in a blink of an eye. You’re in luck! By reading along, we want to show you how sprinklers work and different types as well! We will also teach you everything you need to know about different zones and which sprinklers…

Winter Lawn Care

Reasons for Winter Pruning Trees and Shrubs Greenville, IL  There is a common misconception that tree and shrub pruning cannot be done during winter. However, the truth is that it is perfectly okay to do this winter lawn care practice during Greenville, IL, at this time of the year. It is advisable to do the major pruning during the winter. When winter comes, trees usually enter a state known as dormancy. Leaves fall off, and the trees take a rest…