Five Easy Ways to Make Your New Lawn Look Ugly

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New sod installation is one of the finishing touches that polishes your home's curb appeal. However, many homeowners do not appreciate the beauty of their new grass, and through bad maintenance, neglect, or overmanicuring, the grass loses its luster and begins to die. If you're thinking that your new grass is overrated and you'd like to find ways to make it look worse, here is a guide that will help you.

7 September 2016

5 Soil Types That Affect The Use Of A Subsurface Drip Irrigation System

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Drip irrigation is an efficient way to keep your lawn or landscape looking its best, despite summer heat and drought. Subsurface irrigation equipment is buried in the soil so that moisture stays below ground to slow down evaporation and keep weed seeds from sprouting. Discover how the soil type on your property could interfere with the usual functioning of a buried irrigation system so you can make sure the installers adjust their approach properly.

7 July 2016

Doberman Pinscher Guarding Your Property? Here Are A Few Landscaping Ideas For Your Dog

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According to dog guru Cesar Millan, a Doberman Pinscher is a great guard dog if you want to protect a large property. They are extremely fast, fearless, loyal, and smart. Here are a few important things a Doberman Pinscher will need if it's constantly in the yard serving as protection, and they can all be incorporated into your landscaping. Patrol Path As the dog instinctively goes on patrols on the property, it can create a dirt path from constantly walking in the same areas around the fence line.

28 June 2016

Upgrading Your Luxury Apartment Complex With Pretty & Practical Hardscaped Seating

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With Millennials flexing their newfound earning power and well-to-do Baby Boomers seeking a low-maintenance luxury lifestyle, your challenge as an upscale apartment complex manager is to offer awesome amenities. Interior design and services remain important to residents, but the property's outdoor spaces can make a big difference in recruiting and retaining discerning renters. Expansive lawns, tennis courts and putting greens are classic standbys to make a luxury community attractive. But in order to stand out in the increasingly competitive rental market, creating smaller, more personalized spaces can give you the edge on renter satisfaction.

20 May 2016

Purchasing New Construction With No Landscaping? Where Should You Begin?

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Purchasing a newly-constructed home can bring with it a number of advantages -- the energy-efficiency of brand-new windows and appliances, the assurance that you won't need to replace your roof or HVAC system while still adjusting to your mortgage payment, and the ability to customize and decorate your home however you like. However, in many cases, new homes are placed on the market before much (if any) landscaping work has been performed, leaving you with the intimidating task of generating curb appeal from a muddy lot.

20 May 2016

5 Benefits Of Xeriscaping Your Yard

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If you're looking for ways to improve your lawn or curb appeal, you have come across something called "xeriscaping" and wonder what it is. Xeriscaping is a method of conserving water through creative landscaping, with much focus often placed on using drought-resistant greenery. Xeriscaping your yard is a great way to conserve water and offers plenty of benefits, particularly if you find yourself living in an area that goes through droughts, such as the Southwest.

3 August 2015