Tips To Keep Your Yard's Landscaping Looking Great With Less Water Usage


Drought seems to be increasing in many parts of the United States and around the world. With water becoming a scarce commodity in many areas, it is helpful to add to or change up your yard's landscaping to help reduce your water usage. Here are some ways you can help keep your yard landscaping maintained while reducing and saving on your water use. Collect and Use Rain Runoff One of the best ways to reduce your water usage is to use water from other water sources, such as rainfall.

3 October 2018

Why You May Want To Remove Trees That Are Growing Too Close Together


Some trees do well when they're planted close together and others don't. Even if the trees grow close together in nature, it may not be a look you want for your front yard if it causes the limbs to grow in unusual ways. If you planted trees in your yard years ago that are now showing signs of needing more space, then you may want to have one or more of the trees removed.

7 March 2018

2 Tips For Easy Landscape Maintenance


Having your front and/or backyard landscaped can make all the difference in the world in terms of how they look and how much use you can get out of them. However, a lot of people don't want to have to spend a great deal of time working in their yard. Thankfully, there are certain things that you can do to make maintaining your landscape much easier for you. Here are two great tips for easy landscape maintenance.

23 January 2018

Different Tree-Removal Projects and the Work That Will Need to Be Done


When you have a tree problem, there are different types of damages done to trees. Removal will be needed due to things like infestations, large tree hazards, and trees that are in the way of home improvements and repairs. Depending on the type of removal you need, the work and costs of removal will be different. Here are some of the things that you will want to know about the different tree-removal work you need done.

19 January 2017

Protecting Your Lawn During Tree Removal


Tree removal can be an invasive process, resulting in a temporary scar on your landscape where the tree once stood. Chances are you will want to minimize the damage so that your lawn can look nice as quickly as possible once the process is complete. The following tips can help you prevent unnecessary damage. Tip #1: Turn off the sprinklers Wet ground is more likely to become churned up and damaged from the equipment being driven onto the lawn.

28 November 2016

The Pavers That Help Avoid Three Common Problems


Patios, pool areas, and walkways are all great areas for installing pavers. The materials available today are an improvement over poured concrete pads or paths in many ways. They add style, a single broken section is easy to repair, and they are simple enough for most homeowners to install on their own. However, there are some concerns people have when they choose the materials they want in order to make certain they have a functional and comfortable design.

24 October 2016

Need to Prepare Your Yard for Storm Season? 3 Landscaping Tips


While it is important to ensure that your home doesn't suffer any significant storm damage when the weather seems like it's going to start to turn poor, it's important that you pay attention to the landscaping too. While you may have already prepared the inside of your home for a storm, such as by stocking up on food and protecting the windows, you should look into how much of a difference the landscaping can make.

26 September 2016

Want To Build A Gazebo In Your Backyard? 3 Ways To Enjoy Profitable Opportunities


Landscaping is an excellent way to add beauty to your backyard. It can provide greenery and food, but the best backyards marry a combination of clever landscaping and great hardscaping, like a gazebo. A gazebo can cost as little as $150, but if you want a complete structure with steps and a fancy covering, it will cost more. Although you may have every intention of using the space on a regular basis, you might feel a little better knowing about some profitable opportunities related to the gazebo.

11 August 2016

Tips For Making Over Your Yard For Curb Appeal


Whether you're thinking about selling your house in the next few years or content to live there for decades, curb appeal is important. Passersby see your yard first, and that tends to inform their opinion of your home – first impressions and all that. While a tidy yard is fine, boost your home's curb appeal with more creative landscaping design. Start with Maintenance The first step in creating curb appeal with your landscaping is with maintenance.

5 August 2016

Tired Of Mowing? Try These Plants And Groundcovers Instead


Do you feel like you are constantly mowing your lawn? Maybe you want to enjoy spending some time outside without having to work on your lawn? Fortunately, there are plants and groundcovers you can invest in to cut back on the amount of lawn you have to mow. Lilyturf Lilyturf looks just like grass, without the constant need for mowing. The downside of this is that you can't walk on it, so you'll need it for areas that are not intended to be walked on.

27 July 2016