7 April 2017
In many landscapes, retaining walls are a necessity if you want to level or terrace uneven terrain. Fortunately, these walls can be just as ornamental as they are structural. The key is to make sure the wall is properly installed so it doesn't bow out or collapse in the future. Avoiding the following mistakes is key to achieving this. #1: Not installing drains A wall may appear to help level the slope it supports, but water will still drain downward through the slope and towards the base of the retaining wall.
30 March 2017
If you would like to plant some grass in your yard, you should consider using hydroseeding as the method for planting your grass. This article is going to discuss excellent two benefits that come along with using hydroseeding. It Comes With Mulch When you initially put seed down in your yard, there are two big issues that you can run into when using traditional grass seed. One issue is that the seed is very susceptible.
22 March 2017
Many homeowners landscape simply for beauty. That's perfectly valid. After all, your yard should add curb appeal. That said, your gardening can offer other sensory appeal as well – specifically scent. Plan your landscaping so it develops fragrance as well as beauty. Rose Patch One of the most classic gardens for fragrance is the rose patch. Not only are roses beautiful, but they emit a signature scent. Some ideal roses for both beauty and fragrance include damask, golden celebration, honey perfume and heritage.
15 March 2017
If you've bought a mobile home in a crowded mobile home or RV park, you know you're not going to be able to add a huge lawn or lots of landscaping. But even if all you have is the strip of dirt right around the home, you can add plants and features that make the lot look gorgeous. If you don't have much to work with, you have to plan carefully and aim for a combination of cosmetic and practical landscaping.
10 March 2017
When you own a home, you want the outside to look good as well as the inside. If there are big patches of missing grass on your lawn or areas that just won't grow no matter how much you water it, you are going to need to put a lot of effort into revitalizing your lawn. Implement these four easy methods of addressing lawn care, and you will be proud of the positive changes you will notice in your yard.
6 March 2017
When you decide to build a house instead of purchasing an existing one, you have a chance to transform the land into exactly what you and your family wants and needs. But, it is far easier to buy a home, so this is the route that you may have taken, and now you are ready to make some changes. The yard may not be kid-friendly, so it is an excellent opportunity to hire a landscaper to help with turning this around.
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.