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.

How Hiring A Landscaper Can Save You Money In The Long Run

23 September 2015
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When working within a budget, a do-it-yourself landscape may seem cheaper. The reality is that unless you are an expert on plants and how they grow, your lack of knowledge can cost you in more ways than you expect. Many problems can be avoided by hiring a professional to guide you away from common mistakes. Poor Composition No doubt you've seen unsightly yards full of a multitude of different plants that seem to have simply sprung from the earth with no rhyme or reason. Read More …

How To Eliminate Bald Spots Caused By Pet Wastes From Your Lawn

23 September 2015
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Pets bring a lot of joy to millions of American households, but they can also bring frustration when it comes to maintaining a lawn and landscaping. One of the most common problems that pet owners face is bald spots on the lawn; these small blotches of dead grass are caused by animal urine and feces, and they can spoil the overall beauty of your lawn. Eliminating bald spots isn't difficult, but it does require using the correct materials and technique. Read More …

How a Tree Service Will Help You Keep Your Trees Healthy

22 September 2015
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If you want to keep the trees on your property healthy and in good shape for years to come, you need to make sure that you take proper care of your trees. One of the easiest ways to do so is to hire a tree service to come out a couple of times a year. Here are a few things that a tree service can do for your trees that will keep them healthy for years to come. Read More …

Planning Your Landscaping? 2 Simple Ways to Determine the Type of Soil You Have

22 September 2015
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You've just bought a new home and you're ready to begin designing the landscaping. Before you start planning, you should find out what type of soil you're dealing with. One neighbor says you have clay soil and the other neighbor says you have sandy loam soil. How do you decide which it is? You could have it analyzed by a soil expert. Or, you could do a few simple tests of your own to find out what type of soil you have. Read More …

Winter Is Coming – How To Blow Out Your Sprinklers So They Don’t Burst Out In The Cold

21 September 2015
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As winter approaches, most homeowners will need to do a little lawn and yard maintenance to prepare for the coming cold. One good place to begin is by winterizing your irrigation or sprinkler system. This involves 3 steps you can often do on your own to save money. Here's how winterizing your sprinklers works. Turn Off the Water The sprinkler system will have had a main shut-off valve installed when it was first put in place. 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.

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