Hardscaping refers to the use of paving materials in your landscaping design to create distinctive surfaces within the plant life of your yard. This can include driveways, pathways and walkways, and patios. Hardscaping provides a distinctive method in which you can create usable space within your yard, as well as a number of unique aesthetic features that can contribute to your overall landscaping design. Understanding what some of the most common hardscaping materials are, and the benefits that they have over each other can help you choose the one that is the best fit for your landscaping needs.
22 March 2018
It's disheartening to gaze on your neighbor's lush lawn when your lawn is scattered with bare patches and weeds. Controlling weeds isn't too difficult as long as you are persistent and keep working at it. You can take the easier way and let a lawn service nurse your lawn back to health, but if you want to take a DIY approach, you may want to try these tips. Focus On Growing Healthy Grass
14 March 2018
You may have enjoyed making white clover necklaces s child, but now you find clover annoying. While clover provides some benefits to the landscape since it attracts bees, it can also cause allergies in some people. White clover can be challenging to get rid of, since you don't want to harm the grass. If you're concerned with using toxic chemicals, follow these steps to get rid of white clover naturally.
15 February 2018
When grading a property for new construction or just to improve drainage, it's easy to create slopes that are just steep enough to trigger erosion problems. While you can install geotextiles or plant turf grasses for fast control of moving soil, native grasses and meadow plants are a better long-term choice. These plants take less time than you think to become established, as long as they're planted during a warm season to get a good start.
23 January 2018
If your property has a steep grade from the yard to your home, or another abrupt drop-off, a retaining wall may be the ideal solution. Often made from concrete, brick, or natural stone, a retaining wall offers both functional and aesthetic benefits for homeowners. Here are a few of the best reasons to have a retaining wall built on your property: Provide a Stable and Level Surface When your yard has a steep slope, it seriously limits the amount of usable space.
25 December 2017
Aeration is the process of punching multiple small holes in the surface of your yard's soil, allowing air to circulate within the top layer of the ground. This distinct landscaping procedure confers a number of important practical advantages to your yard. Understanding what lawn aeration can provide for your yard and garden can help make it easier for you to decide whether or not aeration is the right choice for your landscaping projects.
6 December 2017
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. Tiller 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.
4 December 2017