5 January 2017
According to United States Environmental Protection Agency, of the 320 gallons of water that are utilized by the average American family per day, 30 percent is devoted to keeping their lawns, gardens and flowerbeds looking lush and beautiful. If you are concerned about the amount of water you are using to keep your yard green, there is an option that will allow you to have an enviable property without unnecessarily wasting water: drip irrigation.
3 January 2017
If you've recently installed a sprinkler system in your yard, you need to know how to spot potential leaks and problems. If your lawn is developing brown spots despite the installation of an irrigation system, there may be a problem in the lines. Before you call a sprinkler system contractor or plumber to find the problem, you can do some of the work yourself. You might even find it's an easy fix once you find the leak.
3 January 2017
If you're still setting your kitchen timer or watch to remind you that it's time to go move the sprinkler, waking up to a flooded yard as a result of forgetting to turn off the outdoor spigot, or find yourself dreading even opening your municipal water bills, it's definitely time for you to look into having a smart watering system installed in your outdoor living space. Following are three ways that modern watering options can save you money, save your plants, and save you time.
16 December 2016
Buying a home that sits on raw land can save you a lot of money on your initial investment, but you'll likely want to find cost effective and easy ways to quickly develop the property sooner rather than later. Here are four things that you can do to turn your undeveloped land into a vibrant landscape that the entire community is sure to envy: Invest in Hydroseeding Hydroseeding a new lawn costs about 75 percent less than it does to plant one using sod, and the process is a lot quicker too.
28 November 2016
If you're planning on purchasing a young birch tree from a nursery, such as Moon Valley Nurseries , to plant in your yard, you need to be properly prepared. Homeowners love birch trees because of their distinctive bark pattern and delicate foliage, but they do require some specialized care. What do you need to properly plant a birch tree in your yard? Good soil. Birch trees need well-drained, but still moist soil.
15 November 2016
Improving the landscape on your property not only increases curb appeal, but it can also help you achieve a desirable look and atmosphere. With a few modifications, you can turn your property into a work of art or a personal escape. Choose A Theme Picking a theme will make it easier to select plants and other elements for your landscape. One way to choose a theme is to think about your goals for the front and back yards.