A retaining wall is a necessity if you have a sloped yard. The retaining wall holds soil back on one side, creating flat surfaces for walking, gardening, and even building. A retaining wall with landscaping also prevents topsoil from eroding when there is precipitation. A stone retaining wall can be an attractive addition to your yard. Design a landscape that beautifully incorporates your stone wall. Modern Jogged Wall Modern design is characterized by clean lines and adherence to geometry.
17 May 2017
Whether you're in the midst of constructing a new house and need to pick out a driveway, or if your current driveway needs to be replaced, you have a multitude of options at your disposal. While you might be thinking about going with a traditional concrete driveway, there may be another route that will be even more beneficial for you: A paver driveway. Use this information to learn more about why a paver driveway is the perfect choice for you.
12 May 2017
You may not realize how much difference good landscaping and hardscaping can make to your curb appeal until you see it in action. Here are some ideas on how to quickly fix your landscaping and hardscaping. Do Triage with Older Plants The first thing you may need to do is figure out whether older, dying plants can be saved. If they haven't been watered or nourished correctly for some time, they may be gone for good.
5 May 2017
Having your property surveyed so that you know the boundaries is critical. If you are a new land or homeowner, you may want to upgrade or add things to the existing property but you need to be sure that the boundaries you have been given are accurate. It is not uncommon for the lines to have shifted over the years and the assumed property line changed. But property lines are not the only reason to have a survey done.
26 April 2017
Having a landscaped yard can make the area surrounding your home that much more beautiful and also a lot more functional for you and your family. When you are determining what you would and wouldn't like to include in your landscape design, you are almost always going to want to include residential irrigation. This is going to be a water system that can essentially water every living thing that is in your yard, but predominantly your grass.
26 April 2017
As a landscaper, it is going to be important that you not only have all of the proper landscaping equipment, but that it is functioning properly for you. This is going to allow you to get each landscaping job done correctly and in a reasonable amount of time. This allows you to keep your customers happy, and allows you to be profitable because you can steadily move on from one job to the next.
24 April 2017
If you want to give your home a trendy makeover, the outside of your home is a good place to start with many of the renovations. You may want to add modern design to your landscaping with features like water and rock gardens. The use of specially designed features will give your outdoor space a personal touch for relaxing and entertaining. Here are some trendy modern landscaping ideas to add water and rock gardens to your yard:
18 April 2017
When you hear the word trendy, you probably think of things like hairstyles, clothing and clubs. You didn't think trendy applied to landscaping, did you? Well, it's not so much that landscaping can be trendy in the way of clothes, but that trends can help influence garden styles at a given time. Update your garden by implementing a few trends. Spring Cutting A cutting garden is actually one of the most traditional gardens around, hearkening back to the days of aristocratic ladies "
12 April 2017
Maintaining your landscape is not always an easy task to handle because weather can be so random. A drought could plague your yard and you might not have an irrigation system in place to make up for the water that all your plants would be receiving and absorbing from a typical rainfall. It is also possible for flooding to play a role in plant damage, so it makes sense to do what you can to avoid these issues.
31 March 2017
One of the most important steps you can take towards selling your home is making sure the exterior gives a good impression to potential buyers. Within the first few seconds of driving up to your home, buyers start to form an impression about your home. If your yard is unkempt, buyers could develop a bias against your home before they even get out of their cars. To help you with curb appeal, here are some mistakes that other sellers often make that you should avoid.
28 March 2017