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.

Beyond Fountains: Other Ways To Include Water In Your Landscape Design

28 September 2021
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When you hear the word "water feature," what kind of creation comes to mind? Many people immediately picture a fountain. While fountains can be beautiful, they are definitely not the only type of water feature available to you. Here are some other types of water features to consider including in your landscape design. A Soaking Pool One option is to include a small soaking pool in your landscape design. This pool can serve two purposes. Read More …

5 Landscape Layers to Know When Designing Your Yard

7 September 2021
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A bland and uninteresting landscape is often the result of failing to plant in more than one or two layers. A flat lawn with a single tree is boring, but a lawn with layered plants of various sizes and textures is attractive and welcoming.  1. Soil Region The one layer that you can't see but that which is most important is the soil layer. All landscape planning begins with the soil. Read More …

Insight To Help You Choose And Install The Right Landscape Rock

16 August 2021
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Landscaping your yard with the right materials and vegetation can give you an attractive yard that works well with the environment and your climate. It is important to consider how you want to improve the area, balancing vegetation and rock in the right proportion for your property. Here are some recommendations to help you choose and install the best rock and gravel to improve your yard. Evaluate Your Options There are a lot of different options in terms of rock and gravel available for your home's landscaping use. Read More …

Top 3 Benefits Of Hiring Professional Lawn Care Services

19 July 2021
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What's the first thing that comes to mind when you think of your lawn? Do you wish it had a more professional look, or are you enticed to go out there and get some fresh air? If it doesn't entice you at all, don't blame yourself for it. Luckily, professional lawn care providers are trained and skilled in handling all your lawn problems. Here are three benefits of hiring professional lawn maintenance services. Read More …

5 Topsoil Application Tips

18 June 2021
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Your garden and lawn are only as healthy as the soil. Topsoil is an organic, matter-rich soil. It's an important component in growing soil, but it's often missing from home yards due to building and depletion.  1. Save What You Can If you are having work done in the yard or clearing an area for a new garden bed, it can be helpful to save as much of the native topsoil as possible. 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.