• Don't Lose It: 3 Tips To Help You Keep Your Lawn Green

    It's hard to keep grass green during a drought, especially if you're only allowed to water your lawn once a week. Many people are removing their lawns or just letting them die. If you don't want to lose your lawn, you don't have to. You also don't have to waste a lot of water to keep your lawn green during a drought. Here are four simple steps you can take to keep your lawn looking beautiful even while you're under drought restrictions. [Read More]

  • Want To Reduce Maintenance On Your Property? Put In A Retaining Wall

    One of the toughest parts of being a homeowner is maintaining the property over the years. Some features require you to be extra active with maintenance, such as carpets which need routine cleaning and plants that are not native to your climate. If you want to make improvements that reduce the maintenance that your home requires, you should invest in an outdoor addition such as a retaining wall. Create Easily Usable Space for Landscaping [Read More]

  • Do You Have Dying Trees And Wilting Landscaping? What To Know

    If you love your spacious yard with mature trees but some of the trees are dying because of disease, you'll want to talk with a landscaping contractor about replacing your greenery. If the grass around the trees and other plants are starting to look unhealthy as well, you could have a bad landscaping problem. If you don't want to lose the shade and privacy, but you know that the trees have to go, find a local landscaping company that can bring in the mature trees that you need. [Read More]

  • 3 Emergency Solutions To Help Fight Back Flood Waters And Prevent Damage To Your Home

    When your home is flooding, it is important to start fighting back right away. Keeping the water at bay can greatly reduce the damage that is done to your property. It can also make the restoration process a lot easier. You will want to fight back against the flood water and clean your home to keep the water out. Here are some solutions that can help you reduce the damage that a flood can do to your home:   [Read More]

  • Landscape Design Trends For 2016 Include A Bit Of Something For Everyone

    In the springtime, many homeowners look to jazz up their landscapes. This year brings some changes, but also finds old favorite features gaining new momentum. Painted Structures Stand Out A trend coming from European countries is painting structures, such as fences and arbors, dark blue or dark green. Outdoor structures, such as garden sheds, are also being painted in darker colors than the normal white, beige, and pale grey. Water is Featured [Read More]

  • Creating A Decorative Wood Sidewalk For Minimal Cost

    If you are looking to improve the appearance of your backyard, you may consider adding a sidewalk to use for peaceful strolls through your land. Instead of using asphalt or slate as many people do, consider constructing a sidewalk from pieces of recycled lumber. This will be an eye-catching pathway that will be sure to gain you several complements from visitors. Here are some general instructions for creating this wonderful wooden masterpiece in your own backyard. [Read More]

  • Landscaping Ideas To Encourage Community In Your Neighborhood

    Many homeowners are trying to recapture the neighborliness of bygone eras. In today's busy world, it can be difficult to know your neighbors. Fortunately, there are a few landscaping tricks that can help make your block more neighbor-friendly so you can enjoy a closer knit community in your own front yard. Idea #1: Lower the fences Front yard fences have become more and more common over the years, since they can be used to confine small children or pets to the property. [Read More]

  • 4 Benefits Of Hydroseeding Your New Yard

    Hydroseeding is an effective way to fill your yard with luscious, healthy grass in a fairly short amount of time. This process is completed by mixing water, seed, mulch, and fertilizer together and then spraying the blended material onto your soil. Done correctly, you can enjoy a beautiful, green lawn relatively quickly compared to other methods of planting grass seed. Here are four benefits of hydroseeding your yard. Greater results [Read More]

  • What Causes Mildew To Grow On Your Deck? And Other Frequently Asked Questions

    Mildew can be a problem on wooden decks because it contributes to wood rot over time. Mildew is also indicative of moisture problems, which can also be very bad for your deck. If your wooden deck forms a layer of mildew, it's important to remove as much of the mildew as possible. The following FAQ about mildew and wooden decks can help you maintain your property. What causes mildew to grow on your deck? [Read More]

  • Landscaping Ideas for Vertical Interest

    Does your landscaping seem a bit flat and boring? Often a yard seems uninteresting because it consists of little more than a lawn with a few garden beds. Although the flowers and shrubs in the bed provide some interest, there is very little to catch the eye. One way to combat this is to add some vertical gardening aspects to your landscape. Plants growing in structures or at different heights force the eye to move around the landscape to see the whole view. [Read More]