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 –...
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...