Don’t want to dig up your yard? Try sheet mulching!

Don’t want to dig up your yard? Try sheet mulching!

Adding mulch to your yard can transform both the look and functionality of your outdoor space. Taking on a DIY landscaping project involving mulch can be daunting, though, with the tasks of ripping up grass, tilling and loosening the soil, fertilizing it and more –...
Hurricane-Safe Trees and Plants

Hurricane-Safe Trees and Plants

Whether you’re a home gardener, a commercial landscaper, or take care of your own business’s landscaping needs, you want the best for your plants. In North Carolina, we’re no stranger to the high winds, extreme rain, and flooding that hurricane season brings with it....
Let’s Talk Termites

Let’s Talk Termites

Let’s talk termites.  At American Property Experts, we often get asked if using mulch will attract termites to a home, garden, or business when used in landscaping. The short answer: Nope! Watch the video here. Termites are small ant-like pests that feed on wood and...
Common Mulching Mistakes and How to Fix Them

Common Mulching Mistakes and How to Fix Them

Common Mulching Mistakes and How to Fix Them Whether you’re a commercial landscaper or a home gardener, chances are you’ve probably worked with mulch at some point. While placing mulch for landscaping or gardening may seem like a simple task, it’s anything but....
How to Protect Landscaping from Hurricanes

How to Protect Landscaping from Hurricanes

As a company that offers several landscaping products, like recycled mulches and soils, as well as services, like vegetative debris drop-off, land clearing, soil screening and tub grinding in North Carolina, a lot of our clients are always working on landscaping and...
9 Tips for Landscaping on a Budget

9 Tips for Landscaping on a Budget

Good landscaping can accentuate the style of your house, increase its curb appeal, and even make you more excited to come home each day. Unfortunately, landscaping can be costly and time-consuming. While some people choose to hire a landscaping company to do the hard...
9 Ways to Recycle and Repurpose at Home

9 Ways to Recycle and Repurpose at Home

Recycle, Repurpose, Reuse! We do it all the time at APE! Recycle, Repurpose, Reuse, not just a catchy alliteration! Here are 9 great ways you can help reduce your impact on the earth! Why throw something away when you could recycle it and use it elsewhere? Check out...
6 Things You Need to Know About Land Clearing

6 Things You Need to Know About Land Clearing

Land Clearing in North Carolina or anywhere in the world is part of the process of progress. No matter what new project is on the horizon in your neighborhood or town, the land will require preparation. Land Clearing is usually thought of as massive removal of any and...
Why Volcano Mulching Does More Harm Than Good

Why Volcano Mulching Does More Harm Than Good

Planting a tree is always a good thing. They produce oxygen, can revitalize urban areas, and provide a sense of calm and beauty to every passerby. Often, tree planting comes with a little landscaping, either to “frame” the tree where it stands or to support it. And,...
What is Tub Grinding?

What is Tub Grinding?

Seldom does the average person know what we are talking about when we say “tub grinding”. What is tub grinding? Let’s start by stating what it’s “not” … tub grinding is not a way to recycle the materials that bathtubs are made from. Tub Grinding refers to the shape of...