4 Reasons to Invest in an Irrigation System

The Advantages of Irrigation Systems If you’re interested in improving the overall appearance of your home, an irrigation system will be worth your investment. With a multitude of features and benefits, irrigation systems provide the correct amount of water your landscaping needs in order to thrive. Whether you are looking to provide dry patches with more attention and care, if you like the idea of saving time and money, or if you want to add value to your home, an irrigation... Read More
Posted by Jesse Wisley at Thursday, September 12, 2019

2019 Lighting Trends: Popular Light Fixtures and Features

Lighting Trends There are a multitude of options for homeowners to choose from when it comes to light fixtures. Almost every year, a new trend emerges and people quickly hop on the bandwagon. Although there are fixtures that are timeless and never fade out of style, there are some that come and go. We’re giving you the run-down on the best lighting trends of 2019.  Architectural Lighting Architectural lighting can bring a new and exciting look to any home. With trends... Read More
Posted by Jesse Wisley at Wednesday, July 3, 2019

How to Protect Your Home From Burglars

How can you keep your home from being burglarized? One of the realities of living anywhere in the world is the potential for your home to be vandalized. In Memphis, however, homeowners and renters also must contend with the reality that high crime rates mean burglaries are more common, and the chances of your home being burglarized in Memphis are much higher than in other areas of the country. What can Memphians do to protect their home from being burglarized? Regardless of... Read More
Posted by Jesse Wisley at Wednesday, June 12, 2019

3 Ways to Prepare Your Lawn for Summertime

What can you do to get your yard ready for summer? Summer is just around the corner, and we’re looking forward to the time when warm weather will arrive in Memphis and the Mid-South. To keep your yard looking fresh and ready for guests, outdoor entertaining, and summer playtime with the fam, here are a few things you can do now to encourage green and healthy grass.   1. Aerate Your Lawn Aerating your lawn is one of the most important steps in the lawn prepping... Read More
Posted by Jesse Wisley at Monday, May 13, 2019

Guide to Gutters: How to Clean Gutters the Right Way, How to Prepare Your Gutters for Winter, and What Types of Gutters are Best for Your Home

What are gutters for? Gutters and drainage systems protect your home from standing water that can cause serious water damage to your roof, siding, foundation, and landscaping. If properly installed and maintained, gutters move water safely away from your home efficiently to ensure it is absorbed into the ground.   What happens if you don’t have gutters? Without gutters and drainage systems, standing water can ruin your yard, your roof, and your house.... Read More
Posted by Jesse Wisley at Thursday, April 25, 2019

Now is the Time to Plan your Memphis Outdoor Entertainment Space

Spring has sprung in the Mid-South and even though the Memphis area has experienced a bit wetter weather than normal, we’re seeing peeks of summer everywhere. Trees are beginning to bloom, flowers are being planted, and soon enough we’ll be in the swing of summer. As the temperature rises, it’s likely you’ll find yourself wanting to be outdoors more to enjoy the warm weather. Equipping your outdoor space for entertainment is a big desire for homes in the southern... Read More
Posted by Jesse Wisley at Tuesday, March 12, 2019

3 Ways to Automate Your Home to Save You Time, Effort, and Money

Smart Home Technology Smart home technology is one of the greatest inventions of the 21st century. The use of smartphones, apps, and home automation systems allows us to do some pretty amazing things we could only have imagined we would see in sci-fi movies and spy thrillers two decades ago. With smart home technology, you can protect your home from intruders, maximize energy savings, monitor your appliances and home systems, and more. Just a few of the ways smart home technology... Read More
Posted by Jesse Wisley at Friday, February 15, 2019

Guide to Holiday Lighting: 3 Reasons to Update Your Holiday Decorations and Christmas Lights + Your FAQ Answered

3 Reasons to Update Your Holiday Lighting Looking for ways to ramp up your holiday decorating game? Consider investing in new holiday lighting that can save you time and money while adding some festive cheer to the neighborhood. Here are our favorite reasons to upgrade your Christmas lights this season. 1. Energy Efficient Christmas Lights If you plan on using a significant number of Christmas lights, invest in LED Christmas lights, which use up to 85 percent less power than... Read More
Posted by Jesse Wisley at Thursday, November 15, 2018

Guide to New Sod: Mistakes to Avoid and Tips for Success

How to Care for New Sod: 5 FAQs Answered When it’s time to install new sod, there are a few things to keep in mind when it comes to the best way to ensure your new lawn is able to flourish. From moisture to aeration, our experts answer your most frequently asked questions about new sod maintenance and weigh in on various techniques that are proven to help your yard stay lush and beautiful for years to come. How much should I water new sod? Consistent watering is the... Read More
Posted by Jesse Wisley at Wednesday, October 10, 2018

3 Ways Your Irrigation System Is Wasting Water, And How We Fix It

Wasting water is not only expensive, but not great for the environment. If you have noticed a large increase in your water bill lately, your irrigation system could be at fault. It could be something as simple as a leaky sprinkler head to something as complex as a broken water line. Regardless of the problem, it’s important to get to the bottom of it and find a solution. Top Ways Your Irrigation System is Wasting Water Broken or Misaligned Equipment A common culprit in... Read More
Posted by Jesse Wisley at Wednesday, September 5, 2018

The Kind of Landscaping Your Pets Will Enjoy

Having a pet and new landscaping can be headache, as some dogs like to dig and tear things up. Imagine having an outdoor space that both you and your pet will love and be able to enjoy. A space where your dog can run and play safely, without injuring himself or your plants. Explore some options for Memphis landscaping that will be pet friendly and long lasting as well. Hardscaping Ideas Running Paths Create a pathway for your dog to run on. A running path will give your dog an... Read More
Posted by Jesse Wisley at Thursday, August 2, 2018

Mid South Irrigation & Landscape, LLC Announces Acquisition of Foster Irrigation

Mid South Irrigation & Landscape, LLC announces the acquisition of an irrigation company in the Memphis, TN area. Foster Irrigation was owned and operated by Ryan Foster. Ryan will continue to do plumbing work in the Memphis area. Mid South Irrigation & Landscape, LLC is an industry leading design build firm in the Memphis, TN area. Mid South specializes in irrigation, landscape design, landscape installation, drainage solutions, and landscape lighting. Outstanding customer Service... Read More
Posted by Jesse Wisley at Thursday, July 26, 2018

A Guide to Planting in the MidSouth

Do you have a black thumb? Are you a gardening newbie? Our 2018 guide to planting in the MidSouth will make sure that you have a garden that your neighbors will be envious of. You too can have a lush flower bed, filled with beautiful flowers and shrubs that will make your home worthy of a cover on Better Homes and Gardens.   Plants and Flowers Perfect for Growing in the MidSouth There are a number of plants and flowers that are perfectly suited for our area. Here are a few of our... Read More
Posted by Jesse Wisley at Thursday, June 14, 2018

7 Ways to Tend Your Yard in the Summertime

Summer is in full swing. Chances are you're spending some time outdoors this season. Here are our tips for keeping your yard looking great during the summer.   How To Keep You Yard Beautiful in the Summer 1. Aerate Your Lawn In order to keep your lawn healthy and happy, you’ll want to aerate it in the summertime. Aerating is the process of making small holes throughout your lawn to provide room for water and other nutrients to soak deep into the soil and layers... Read More
Posted by Jesse Wisley at Friday, June 1, 2018

How Can Landscaping and Irrigation Help the Environment?

Believe it or not, landscaping and irrigation systems can actually help the environment. What you put into or take out of the soil around your home directly contributes to the health of your local ecosystem.   Landscaping and the Environment Clean Water Landscape design can be environmentally friendly in several ways. The roots of trees, shrubs, and small greenery filters the rainwater it comes in contact with, which can be full of natural and manmade pollutants. In addition to... Read More
Posted by Jesse Wisley at Monday, May 14, 2018

The Advantages of Hiring an Irrigation Expert Over a Lawn Maintenance Professional for Irrigation Systems

Irrigation systems are becoming more and more popular for their time-saving and energy-maximizing benefits, but are all irrigation systems the same, and does it matter who installs it? As it turns out, who installs your irrigation system is kind of a big deal. Installing an irrigation system may also require groundwork or other components to control water flow. Why Hire an Irrigation Expert You put a lot of work into making your home beautiful inside and out. A professionally-designed... Read More
Posted by Jesse Wisley at Monday, April 16, 2018

Get Prepared for Patio Season: 5 Patio Trends We Love

Patio season is approaching. Get your patio summer-ready with these 5 patio trends we are loving right now.     1. Arbors Arbors can be used in outdoor spaces in a variety of ways. To create privacy, taller arbors can be installed between property lines or around patio areas, while stand-alone arbors provide elegance to any garden or entertaining space. Creeping vines and flower beds can also be used to accent the structure, and garage doors can get an instant... Read More
Posted by Jesse Wisley at Wednesday, March 28, 2018

How Can Landscaping Increase My Home's Value?

Recently, the real estate market has continued to thrive in Memphis and the greater Mid-South area. Because of the low cost of Memphis homes with the high standard of living, there are more people looking to invest in a great home here. With a hot market and many homes going on the market for sale, Memphians are looking for ways to make their home stand out. One of the most beneficial ways to improve your Memphis home is to invest in landscaping . Landscaping not only increases... Read More
Posted by Jesse Wisley at Thursday, March 1, 2018

Memphis Landscape Design 101: How to Turn Ideas into Plans

When you first consider a landscaping project, your mind tends to wander in a lot of directions. What if I had a flower bed there? What if I had a nice patio here? How would it look if we centered our backyard around a firepit? While abstract ideas come into your mind, it is an entirely different story when you want to make those dreams into plans. Often, there are new ideas out there that you have not even considered; or, there may be limitations to your land that make... Read More
Posted by Jesse Wisley at Monday, February 19, 2018

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