Making Changes To Your Outdoor Space? Consider These Three Landscaping Trends


Making changes to your landscaping can transform an outdoor space. You can bring in new colors, textures, and design to make a barren space seem tropical or give a lush yard more of a desert feel. If you are tired of your current outdoor space or looking to change it up a little, you may be looking for ideas. Here are three 2016 landscaping trends that you may want to consider.

2 July 2016

Types Of Retaining Walls


Retaining walls are used to hold up piles of earth in order to create flat surfaces that can be built upon. They are used for construction and landscape purposes and help make irregularly shaped ground ideal for working on. There are several different types of retaining walls, each of which operate in distinctive ways to provide the same function. Understanding what each type of retaining wall has to offer can help you choose the one that best fits your project's needs.

27 June 2016

3 Reasons To Keep Your Grass Mowed


Do you have a habit of allowing your grass to grow out of control before finally mowing it? It is important for you to understand that keeping your grass mowed should be done for more than beauty, as mowing is also necessary for maintaining the health of the grass. Take a look at the benefits of mowing your grass that are listed in the article below so you will feel more encouraged to get the task done on a regular basis.

14 April 2016

Landscape Tips For Avoiding Problematic Wildlife


Having a beautiful and enjoyable yard while also trying to keep the neighborhood wildlife out can be a delicate endeavor. You want to enjoy some of the beauty of nature, but you don't want to deal with animal pests like skunks, porcupines, or raccoons. The following landscaping tips can help you create the perfect landscape while also discouraging problematic wildlife. Tip #1: Install a Fence A fence doesn't have to block the view.

22 February 2016

4 Ways To Care For Your Lawn


Lawn maintenance is an important aspect of any garden, especially when the winter turns to spring and your grass starts to experience new growth. It is important to properly care for your lawn when the spring comes around so that in the summer you can experience a wonderful garden that is healthy and vibrant. Lawn care is simple, however it does require that you stay on top of it and regularly maintain the grass.

22 December 2015

Fixing A Deck: How Can You Tell Which Wood Needs To Be Replaced?


When fixing a deck, it's important to examine all the wood above and below the surface of the deck to find out which pieces need to be replaced. As you look for wood that needs to be replaced, you'll need to know how identify the warning signs that indicate wood is no longer structurally sound. This will help you make your deck safe for your family. How can you tell which wood needs to be replaced if you're fixing a deck?

21 November 2015

3 Tips For Growing Your Own Vegetable Garden On An Apartment Patio


Living in an apartment can put a damper on all your decorating and DIY aspirations. Sometimes there is just not enough space to include all of the amenities that you often find in a house. You may have considered growing your own vegetable garden, but thought that your apartment could not handle it. However, an apartment patio happens to be the perfect location for a vegetable garden. It does not have the same open space as a typical garden, but if used correctly you can have a flourishing garden.

13 November 2015