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

Things To Consider When Thinking About Installing A Fence


If you are finally ready to fence in your yard, or even just a portion of it, you will want to make sure that you have considered everything that you can before starting the project. This way, you will run into fewer problems during the installation and after. To help you with this, you will want to take a few moments to glance over the following suggestions. You May Need A Survey And A Permit

24 May 2017