With Christmas quickly approaching, outdoor decorations are popping
up all around. Here are a few hints to keep you and your lawn safe this
you choose to use large, heavy decorations in your design, make sure
they aren’t sitting in the same spot on your grass for more than a week
or two. Otherwise, they can damage the grass underneath.
Make sure your lights are rated as outdoor lights. This information should be clearly written on the box of lights.
can be a great investment. It not only makes things simpler for you,
but it also keeps you from having excessive foot traffic on your lawn
from turning the lights on and off.
Make sure that you securely anchor all decorations so that the wind or a pet doesn’t knock them over.
you need to use a ladder or step stool when installing your lights, be
careful and safe. Better yet, if possible, have a friend or family
member help steady the ladder. The last thing you want to do is show up
for Christmas dinner with broken bones!