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.

Designing Tree Placement In A Small Yard

21 October 2015
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If you've got a small backyard but want to plant trees, the design or layout you choose should focus on similarities between the trees -- and these aren't always cosmetic. It takes good planning, but you can eventually have a small yard with well-chosen, healthy trees if you follow some guidelines. Here's what to consider when choosing and placing trees for your yard. Common Factors Chances are the trees you have will be planted in some sort of pattern or group. Read More …

Autumnal Accents And Focal Points That Bring Fall Flair To Your Backyard

20 October 2015
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Have fun this fall with some distinctive and diverse accents and focal points for your backyard or patio. Give the landscaping autumnal flair while keeping it simple and tasteful. Some fun fall features for your outdoor space include: Gorgeous grapevine. Use [a] simple yet sophisticated grapevine to create a large and full wreath for the entrance to your space. These are easily found at crafting stores, but be sure to buy a large one for the most dramatic display. Read More …

Get A Lush Lawn With Hydroseeding

19 October 2015
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While sod may be the quickest way to get a beautiful new lawn, it is also the most expensive. However, starting a lawn from seed is often a hit or miss process, plus it takes a long time to see results. To improve the results you get from grass seed, you should consider hydroseeding. It will still take a few weeks to get your lawn established, but your grass should be lush and healthy when it erupts. Read More …

3 Tips For Keeping Your Lawn Looking Great

30 September 2015
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How to keep a lawn looking nice might seem like a mystery to some people. You may put a lot of time and effort into your lawn, only to have it look subpar. Luckily, getting a nice looking yard doesn't have to be unattainable. There are a couple simple things you can do to keep your lawn looking great. Here are a couple tips. 1. Spray For Bugs One of the most important things you can do is manage pests in the yard. Read More …

The Top Three Reasons To Remove A Tree From Your Property

29 September 2015
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Tree removal is something that all homeowners may consider at one point in time because of a tree they have on their property that doesn't seem to be adding any value to their home. Tree removal should always be done by professionals, since they will have the right tools, equipment, and experience to get it done safely. However, there has to be a specific reason to remove a tree on your property. 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.