Why Is Drip Irrigation A Better Choice Than Spray Irrigation?

Posted on: 10 May 2016

Years ago, if you drove past a field during irrigation, you'd see sprinklers spraying water out above the plants. These days, it's rare to see such a thing. More large farms are using drip irrigation, which delivers water directly to the surface of the soil rather than spraying it over the plants. In fact, drip irrigation is not just a wise choice for big farms. It's a smart choice for your own landscaping, too. [Read More]

Reap The Benefits Of A Cutting Garden

Posted on: 10 May 2016

Gardens are wonderful. You walk through them, appreciate the view, and literally stop to smell the roses. However, the value of your garden increases when you cut the flowers and create pretty bouquets. It's possible to add a small mini garden to your existing yard or to make over a whole garden. Enjoy the benefits of having a cutting garden in your backyard. Start with Roses The most obvious flowers for your cutting garden are roses. [Read More]

Keeping Plants From Dying During A Heat Wave

Posted on: 9 May 2016

If you have several flowers and plants in your yard, you most likely tend to them regularly to keep them healthy and attractive. It is important to know how to deal with high temperatures and dry conditions that are often present at some point during the summer months. Routine landscape maintenance efforts may need to be increased when there is an imminent heat wave on the horizon. Here are some steps you can take to ensure your plants are kept healthy when temperatures rise and moisture is scant. [Read More]

Landscaping On A Hill

Posted on: 5 May 2016

Landscaping on a slope can present challenges for homeowners. Keeping plants in place and preventing erosion are two main concerns for people who own sloped properties. Knowing what you can do to properly landscape your yard can help you plan the garden that you want.     Plant Ground Cover Ground cover is the easy landscaping solution for homeowners who want a low-maintenance plant that will be attractive and will also prevent erosion. [Read More]