Thinking Outside the Sandbox

Thinking Outside the Sandbox

We can all agree that creating a backyard oasis is tough but well worth it.  One way to transform your yard into a summer haven is by adding an above ground pool. A pool is a perfect way to entertain and to keep cool.  If you prepare beforehand, installing a pool can...
Mulch Fire Safety

Mulch Fire Safety

Summer is here.  The mulch is in, the garden is growing, the flowers are blooming.  Take time and enjoy all the hard work you put into your yard.  But don’t forget to keep things watered.  This includes your mulch. Most mulch, including those from Three-Z are made...

Support Your Local Farmers Markets

‘Tis the season…local vegetable gardens are bursting with flavor!  While summer is rapidly coming to an end, many of the Farmers Markets in our area are in full swing, offering a variety of fresh, healthy produce.  Three Z encourages you to consider shopping local,...

Summer Fixes

As the spring rains fell, you may have noticed pot-hole-like mud puddles in your yard.  Then the summer heat dries everything up so those holes may not seem quite as noticeable; unless you’re mowing the lawn!  Now’s the time to repair the low spots.  Contact Three Z...

End of the Season Sales

Heading back to school is a sign that summer is rapidly coming to an end.  But it’s also a great time to score some deals on all sorts of merchandise.  Make a list of items that you need (or want) for your garden and outdoor living space for next season.  Just about...

Gardening for the Greater Good

If you’ve ever driven by a nursing home or an assisted living facility in the spring or summer months, you may notice a resident or two sitting outside enjoying the grounds.   According to the University of Minnesota, “Roger Ulrich, a professor and director of the...