Most foundations are safe from the destructive habits of most pests, but wood foundations are at a unique risk of damage from carpenter ants. Understanding these dangers (and how to manage them) is crucial to making sure your wood foundation isn't severely damaged. Carpenter Ants Love Damp Wood Carpenter ants are large black pests that make their home in damp wood. Unlike termites, they don't actually eat the wood, but simply make their nests inside of it.
If you aren't interested in growing your own fruits and veggies, gardening becomes more about aesthetics than it does about functionality. I started thinking carefully about what I could do in order to make my yard more beautiful a few years ago, so I began tearing out the weeds and focusing on creating a more welcoming space. I added a few trees and shrubs, renovated my flower beds, and started focusing on finding ground covers that would look great. This blog is all about gardening to improve the aesthetics of your yard. Check it out to learn how you can make your land more beautiful.