DSLD Blogs

How to Winterize and Close Your Pool

How to Winterize and Close Your Pool

Labor Day marked the unofficial end of summer, although the hot September temperatures may say the opposite (right?). Many public pools start closing around this time as kids are back in school and nighttime temperatures begin to drop. Soon, it’ll be time for families...

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How to Care for Your Lawn in the AL Heat

How to Care for Your Lawn in the AL Heat

It’s hot outside if you haven’t noticed yet! This time of year, we tend to see more scattered storms and fewer predictable days of rain. You may have a 20-minute downpour one day, then no rain for several days. Your yard- grass and plants- can easily begin to suffer...

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Pool Maintenance 101: The Basics

Pool Maintenance 101: The Basics

Thanks for choosing us for your pool installation in Birmingham, AL! Maybe it’s your first summer with an inground pool, if so, you’re probably realizing that pools are a lot of fun and a lot of work. We think that once you get the basics down and get used to the...

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Summer Sun and Your Lawn: Friends or Enemies?

Summer Sun and Your Lawn: Friends or Enemies?

Rain is a crucial ingredient for your lawn but let’s not forget about its counterpart-- sunlight! We tend to get ample amounts of it during the summer here in Alabama. It can greatly affect the health and look of your yard so let’s discuss how to measure the amount of...

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5 Step for Tuning Up Your Sprinkler System

5 Step for Tuning Up Your Sprinkler System

There’s nothing quite like a well-manicured, emerald green lawn. The best way to accomplish that is with DSLD’s landscape services in Birmingham, AL, and with a well-working sprinkler system. In order to make sure your yard’s sprinkler system operates at peak...

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Your Perfect Backyard: You Dream It, We Create It

Your Perfect Backyard: You Dream It, We Create It

We’ve had some comfortable spring weather recently, which means you’ve probably been spending time outside. When you’re in the backyard, do you find yourself daydreaming of what it could be? “A pool right there...a patio with a fire pit...no maybe an outdoor kitchen...

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How To Attract Butterflies And Birds To Your Yard

How To Attract Butterflies And Birds To Your Yard

When you think of Springtime outdoors, you may picture butterflies floating from flower to flower and birds singing in the trees. You should consider designing your yard to attract wildlife, whether you are interested in conservation, you are a wildlife admirer, or...

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How To Prune Crape Myrtles And Avoid “Crape Murder”

How To Prune Crape Myrtles And Avoid “Crape Murder”

Whether yours are white, dark pink, light pink, or purple, February is the ideal time to prune your beautiful crape myrtles while they are dormant. Many homeowners or amateur landscaping companies commit what is referred to as “crape murder”. “Crape murder” is...

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