Category: Landscaping Services

Several factors contribute to a business’ ongoing success. Ultimately though, the curb appeal of your physical location can make or break a potential customer’s decision to enter your store. If your exterior is bland or poorly maintained, you’re not exactly welcoming people inside.  If you want to attract customers and keep them coming, cleaning, painting, and maintaining your property’s exterior is the bare minimum you should do. To go the extra mile, don’t be afraid to get a bit ...

Nearly every landscape stands to benefit from the presence of plant beds. And if you want your plants to stay healthy and make a statement, you need to invest in the right kind of soil coverage. There is no shortage of options when it comes to supporting, protecting, and nourishing your plant beds, but mulch and pine straw are typically viewed as the two main coverage contenders. At the Budd Group, our landscaping services can install pine needles and/or different types of mulch depending on you...

Humans are visual creatures. Most of us enjoy viewing bright, coordinated colors as we pass by homes and businesses. Indeed, businesses stand to benefit from adding color to their properties as doing so can capture customer attention and encourage them to come inside. Investing in a new coat of paint is one way to brighten up your exterior, but this can be expensive and time-consuming. For a more efficient and consistent way to add color to your property, consider installing seasonal plantings. ...

The Budd Group lawn maintenance service rain sensors

It’s no secret that water is essential for a healthy and beautiful lawn. Knowing how much water to use depends on the type of lawn you're maintaining. Being able to control and monitor the amount of moisture your lawn is receiving to achieve optimal levels is even more important.  Before modern irrigation systems came around, this task was a major challenge. After all, no one can control how often it rains, and trying to balance the earth’s natural watering system with manual irrigation ...

The Budd Group religious facility management fountain

Whether you have just purchased a beautiful statue for your garden, have an antique religious statue that’s been passed down for generations, or want to create a serene garden accompanied by different sculptures, there will come a time where you will need to clean them, and in many cases, consider weatherproofing these pieces so they last for years to come. No matter what your climate, outdoor statues take on a lot of wear and tear.  Here is a guide for best cleaning and weatherproofing pr...

They say the grass is always greener on the other side. In a transitory region like Nashville, TN, however, it’s hard to say which “other side” harbors the greener grass -- to the North, South, East, or West? In truth, the answer depends on which type of grass you’re using. Bermuda grass tends to thrive in areas below Nashville, while fescue is often the primary choice in the Northeast. Both Bermuda and fescue are viable in Nashville and other transitory regions in the U.S., but each gra...

When it comes to maintaining a commercial or residential property, building maintenance is only part of the battle -- your exterior greenery cannot be ignored. Indeed, the state of your landscape relates to the rest of your property. A neglected lawn can turn away customers and tenants and lead to environmental problems as well. While proper landscaping encompasses several duties and systems, irrigation is perhaps the most significant among them. That said, irrigation can be a complex subject in...

Jerry Anderson and Joe Budd in front of The Budd Group sign

Photo courtesy of The Winston-Salem Chronicle Working together toward a common goal is one of the best ways to achieve success in many aspects of life. Jerry Anderson and Joe Budd are doing just that to create employment opportunities on the east side of Winston Salem. Anderson, founder of Impact Solutions of the Triad (IST), started his organization in 2018 to assist those who have a hard time finding employment due to past legal troubles, those recovering from drug abuse and those who hav...

First and foremost, you have to ask the right questions. Asking those questions makes a significant difference in getting the honest answers that will sway your final decision. Let us help you navigate the process with this list of questions for each step in the interview and bidding process. What? The first question—above all else—is for you. Before you meet with any potential commercial landscapers, make sure it’s worth your while. Do they offer the services you are looking for? Ofte...

It may still be fall, but those of us who live in areas with rough winters know that the first snowfall is likely just a few weeks away, if that. Even places that don’t normally see a lot of snow should prepare for such weather, considering how turbulent the climate has been in recent years. If you own a business, you know that snow can be a real hindrance to your bottom line. Now is a good time to think about hiring snow removal services so you’re ready for anything this coming season. By d...

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