How To Landscape Around A Flagpole


Flagpoles allow you to display your patriotism for a country, but most homeowners leave them to stand alone. While flags become the main focal point, they are constructed from bare metal or fiberglass, and the commonly stand over twenty-five feet.  Landscaping around the pole helps to soften the pole height and blandness, and add interest to the landscape. Follow these suggestions to landscape around the flagpole. Prepare to Landscape Around the Pole

2 February 2018

What You Need To Know About Blanket Mulches


Blanket mulches are similar to how they sound. These mulches are made from sheets of material and may be made out of plastic or organic materials. Blanket mulches are primarily used to form a weed barrier by being unrolled and spread over a garden bed. Knowing more about blanket mulches will help you know how they fit into your garden. Plastic Blanket Mulches Traditional blanket mulches are rolls of plastic sheeting designed for use in garden beds.

31 December 2017

3 Solutions To Help You Deal With Stubborn Stumps After Having A Tree Removal Done


Sometimes, tree removal leaves you with a stubborn stump sticking up in the middle of your lawn. What are some of the options to help get rid of the stump? You may want to consider bringing it, digging it up or having a stump removal service grind the stump down into mulch-like material. Here are some tips that will help you deal with the stubborn stump that is left behind after having a tree removal done:

16 December 2017

Care For A Living Evergreen Tree This Holiday Season Before Replanting It Outdoors Next Spring


If you are going to be purchasing a living evergreen tree to decorate your home this holiday season and plan on replanting the tree outdoors in the spring where a damaged shrub is currently located, use the tips below to help you care for the living tree while it is in your home and remove and dispose of the shrub in preparation for the replanting of the tree next spring:

30 November 2017

3 Tips To Create Curb Appeal For Your Home With Affordable Landscaping Renovations


Curb appeal is important for the value of your home. It is also something that gives your home an attractive personal touch. A major part of curb appeal is the landscaping design, which older homes often have outdated and neglected landscaping. There are affordable projects that you may want to consider to makeover the landscaping around your home. Here are a few tips that will help you get started with affordable landscaping renovations for curb appeal:

17 October 2017

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