Tag: landscape debris removal

Graduation cap in grass

The month of May is a busy time for all students. In addition to final exams, end-of-year social gatherings, and outdoor sporting events, seniors must prepare to finally cross the threshold of this chapter in their educational careers: graduation. These seniors aren’t the only ones who have to get ready for commencement, however. Those in charge of planning and running the ceremonies must manage countless moving parts to leave the best possible impression on outgoing students and their familie...

Irrigation system turned on a commercial lawn

Your property’s green spaces can’t survive without water. And if you want to maintain the most lush landscape around, you must ensure that this watering takes place on a consistent and strategic basis. Commercial irrigation systems are designed to provide lawns and gardens with the optimal amount of water at the right intervals to maximize health. Of course, some irrigation systems do a better job at achieving this goal than others. Older, worn down watering systems are less efficient than n...

Close-up of an irrigation system pipe

As the saying goes, April showers bring May flowers. While spring certainly has a natural way of restoring life to the landscape, you can’t solely rely on the weather to keep your green spaces healthy and thriving. There’s no telling whether this season will bring steady rainfall or feature a fair share of dry days, which is why irrigation systems are so important. When fully functional, an irrigation system provides lawns and gardens with the right amount of water at key intervals – if it...

For over 50 years, The Budd Group has made a concerted effort to enrich the communities we serve. Our enterprise has expanded since its creation in 1963, but this commitment to community service holds true, reflected in both the quality of our work and the various community projects and initiatives in which we participate. This fall, our leadership team in Charlotte, NC, teamed up with United Way to build a brand new playground (complete with multiple slides) and rock garden at Sterling Elementa...

A healthy landscape relies on functional, efficient irrigation. During winter, however, your green spaces lie dormant, getting rid of the need for regular watering. It’s not enough to merely turn off certain aspects of your irrigation system. However, you must perform a complete shutdown of all system components. Failing to properly shut down your irrigation system in time for winter can result in numerous headaches, repairs, and costly replacement jobs down the line. Let’s explore what an i...

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has taught us a lot over this past year-and-a-half. Not only have we learned more about the nature of the virus SARS-CoV-2 and its variants -- we’ve also gained a renewed perspective on the importance of community. Spending extended periods of time away from loved ones hasn’t been easy for anyone. Fortunately, outdoor gatherings have offered some respite from this isolation. For several months now, health experts have encouraged people to get outside during the ...

Landscaper looking at flowers in an industrial space

Maintaining a healthy and beautiful landscape should be among your business’ highest priorities. While these outdoor matters might have little to do with your main operations, your landscape’s appearance and condition can have major implications on your reputation, employee morale, safety protocols, and bottom line. And as summer approaches, there’s no better time to spruce up your green spaces. Let’s go over some of the most important landscaping services to invest in for your commercia...

A school’s athletic facilities are among its most important features. These areas are essential for physical education courses, recreation, club meetings, practice, team exercises, matches with opposing schools, and more. The importance and constant usage of athletic fields makes proper maintenance a must. Even small amounts of neglect can render such an area not fit for use. Here’s how to maintain a high school athletic field so everyone can continue to enjoy these amenities.Mind the Materi...

Irrigation system hose with a hole in it

When your irrigation system is on the fritz, your green spaces won’t get the optimal care they need. Moreover, a faulty irrigation system often translates to wasted water and higher energy costs. For these reasons and more, you’ll want to address any potential sprinkler problems as soon as possible. In order to do this, it helps to know a bit about how these systems work and which issues are most common. Let’s explore how to troubleshoot problems with your irrigation system.Know Your Irrig...

No matter the location or size of your property, keeping its green spaces healthy and appealing while maintaining optimal water efficiency can feel like climbing up a slip and slide -- an uphill wet mess. Of course, the larger and more complex your residence is, the more challenging this task becomes. Relying on manual irrigation processes is inefficient and often a recipe for disaster, as humans are prone to error and neglect. While investing in a state-of-the-art automated irrigation system ca...

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