How To Prevent Weed Growth In Flower Beds


Managing weeds in your home's flower beds can seem like an ongoing battle with you often on the losing end. The key isn't to battle harder, but to work smarter. Making some minor changes to your landscape can help you overcome the weeds once and fore all, or at least bring the issue to a more manageable level. #1: Start with a clean slate It's much easier to remain weed-free than it is to fight the weeds.

27 September 2017

Hire a Landscape Designer to Plan a Yard That Boosts Your Home's Curb Appeal


If you've decided to enhance your home's curb appeal by adding landscaping features, you may be overwhelmed with how to proceed. Some people have a natural flair for design, but many people do not. The same is true for having a green thumb. If you don't know how to keep plants alive and you aren't that confident about planning a good design for your yard, then you should call a landscape designer for help.

27 September 2017

Choosing Plants For The Office


If you are looking for plants for your office, then you want to make sure you get the right ones. If you don't, then it can be a waste of money as the plants can quickly die on you or they can cause other issues that lead to you needing to get rid of them. Here are some of the things you should look for in plants that will prove to be the right plants for an office setting:

19 September 2017

Perfecting Your Pool: Simple Solutions To Add Style, Value, And Function


From a place to exercise and entertain friends and family members to your own spot for peace and relaxation, the benefits of a pool are easy to see. Many homeowners choose an ordinary pool that does not add much style or appeal to their home, but a few simple additions can perfect your pool. Here are some ways to enhance the look, value, and function of your swimming pool. Fire and Water

13 September 2017

Advantages And Disadvantages Of Sod


Sodding is one of the most common methods used to cover a lawn in thick green grass. Sod is made out of individual pieces of dirt with grass already fully grown in them. These squares of dirt can then be placed on a lawn and the grass will take root in the underlying soil. This unique method of seeding for grass in your yard necessarily carries a number of advantages and drawbacks: understanding what those pros and cons are can help you decide whether or not sodding is the right fit for your yard's requirements.

30 August 2017

Go From Dull To Dazzling: 4 Reasons You Need Your New Yard To Be Designed By A Landscape Engineer


If you're going to be landscaping your new home, you want to hire a landscape engineer. Landscape engineering allows you to take your yard to the next level, which is what you want when you're designing the yard for your new home. Here are just four of the reasons you need a landscape engineer working on your yard. Develop Creative Uses for Your Yard When it comes to landscaping your new home, you want your yard to stand out in the crowd.

26 August 2017

3 Landscaping Ideas To Improve Your Home Security


While most homeowners focus only on aesthetics and perhaps maintenance when planning their landscaping, an important but often overlooked detail is how your landscaping affects your home security. Incorporating home security into your landscaping design means you not only end up with a beautiful yard and outdoor space, but also a safer and more secure home. By including these security-minded ideas in your landscape plans, you will gain a great deal of peace of mind:

14 July 2017

2 Ways That A Tree Service Can Help You


A tree service is a really useful resource to utilize if you want to do anything related to trees on your property, from removing a tree so that you can build an extension on your home to planting new trees in order to improve the aesthetic appeal of your property. Listed below are two ways that a tree service can help you. Remove Trees One of the most common reasons that people hire a tree service is in order to remove a tree from their property, typically because the tree is dead or simply because they need the space to expand their home or build some other structure on their property.

12 June 2017

Three Reasons To Hydroseed Your Lawn


If you need to install a new lawn, you have a few options. You could roll out pre-grown sod, or you could prepare the topsoil and scatter grass seed by hand. Another popular choice, however, is to have your lawn hydroseeded. This is a process that involves spraying grass seed, mixed into a preparation of soil and fertilizers, onto a prepared lot. There are a few reasons why hydroseeding is often the best way to grow a new lawn.

7 June 2017

Ideas For A Pergola


When it comes to your yard and landscaping, you are going to want your yard to stick out from all the rest. It is very common to see nice grass and even shrubs, flowers, and trees. However, there is something that is not as common as it should be, and that feature is a pergola. These features can be extremely elegant or very plain and basic, and no matter what style your home is, you will be able to find a decorative pergola that fits perfectly.

29 May 2017