3 Landscape Supplies That Make Putting In A Yard Much Easier


When it comes to landscaping your yard, there are some supplies that you can use that will make your job so much easier. Here are three of these supplies. 


One of the first things that you need to do before you put in a yard is to till whatever land you are working with. Tilling the soil helps to break it up and even it out. This then gives you an excellent surface to being working with. The tiller simply needs to be turned on and all you have to do is hold onto it and slowly move it forward through the soil. The tilling mechanism has hook like shovels that rotate in and out of the ground, thus successfully breaking it down and preparing it to be leveled out. After tilling, you can use a rake, a tractor with an attachment, or some other machine to level out the freshly tilled ground. If you'd like, you can also mix some good top soil into the ground while tilling, so as to increase the likelihood that whatever you plant will grow and be properly nourished. 


Just as the name sounds, a trencher is used to dig trenches in your yard. This type of machine is perfect for digging the trenches for your irrigation system. If done with the use of a shovel, or other digging instrument, these trenches can take a great deal of time to dig and they are very labor intensive. In contrast, using a trencher is very simple and it allows you to finish the job in a much shorter time frame. Your trenches will also easily be deeper and straighter with the use of the trencher because you choose how deep the trencher goes and all you need to do is steer it in the right direction. 

Back Hoe

If you have a great deal of dirt that needs moved, or if you have large boulders that you need to get out of the way, then you may want to consider renting a back hoe. The shovel on a back hoe is perfect for moving large amounts of dirt or rocks at one time, and it is also a very safe method of doing so. You simply need to learn how to properly control the backhoe, or you could even hire someone to run the machine for you. 

When doing your landscaping, you may want to consider using a tiller, a trencher, or a backhoe to help speed up the process and make things go as smoothly as possible. Contact a company, like Lones Stone & Landscape Supply, for more help.


4 December 2017

Beautiful Landscaping Can Transform the Look of Any Home

When my husband and I bought our house years ago, we thought it would be our "starter" home and we would move in a few years. We soon had two children, and we then decided against moving since we live in a great school district and we love our neighbors. However, I was growing very tired of the appearance of our home. We painted it a different color, and it still seemed like the "same old house" that we were tired of. We finally deciding that maybe good landscaping would "do the trick" and make our home more enjoyable to use again. We were right, and I now love our home! I now love spending time in our yard and just enjoying the scenery. I have such a passion for landscaping now I decided to create a blog about it. I plan to share many landscaping tips, so come back!