Do you live an area that makes it hard to grow grass? Find out how to use nothing more than hardscape materials to finish your property.

A Guide To Buying Retaining Walls

3 March 2016
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When you want your home to exist with efficiency and durability, it's all about the little fixture that you install to aid you in this. When it comes to your property, you should be just as mindful of the exterior as you are the interior. This means taking great care of your landscape to the best of your ability. With this in mind, one of the best things you can do is invest in a set of retaining walls. Read More …

The Benefits Of Lake Fountain Aeration

25 December 2015
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Adding a pond or lake to your personal or commercial property can increase the beauty and value of your land. Maintaining that lake does take some effort. Fortunately, installing a fountain in your lake can take care of multiple issues for you by providing aeration, a necessity for a healthy body of water. In addition, they simply add beauty to your home or business.  Water Quality The aeration provided by a lake fountain improves the quality of the water. Read More …

Three Ways To Protect Oak Trees In Areas Where Oak Wilt Is Common

14 December 2015
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Caused by a fungus, oak wilt is a deadly infection that affects all species of oak trees. There is no cure once a tree is infected, so it's best to focus on preventing the disease – especially if you live in the eastern US where oak wilt is common. If you have an oak tree in an area where oak wilt is prevalent, follow these three tips to protect your oak tree. Read More …

Four Basic Tips For Pruning Fruit Trees

18 November 2015
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If you want your fruit trees to remain healthy and productive, it is important for you to prune them regularly. Unfortunately, a bad pruning job can be just as detrimental to a fruit tree as not pruning it at all. To ensure your pruning job is as helpful as possible, follow these four basic tips. Only prune when the tree is dormant. The best time to prune your fruit tree is in the late winter or early spring before buds have begun to appear. Read More …

Adding A Fish Pond To Your Landscaping

5 November 2015
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There's something quite peaceful about a pond no matter how big or small. They can be beautiful and relaxing, while adding visual appeal to your landscape. You can add fish to them for even more interest and appeal. Here is what you need to about designing a fishpond for your yard. Decide Where You Want to Put the Pond Choose an area with a lot of sunlight, which is essential for your fish. Read More …

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hardscaping areas that won't grow grass easily

I live in an area that is very difficult to grow grass. If I was to water my lawn a couple of times each day, the grass may grow, but that would cost me a small fortune in water bills and waste a lot of water that could be used for more efficient purposes. Instead of fighting the grass to grow, I decided to embrace the dryness of the area and complete the landscape design using mostly hardscape materials. I used rocks of all sizes coupled with wood to create a yard that I love to spend time in and am very proud of. Find out how to use nothing more than hardscape materials to finish your property.