Is Kurapia Ground Cover Right for Your Yard?

 

Kurapia plant

Turf grass is the most popular option for ground cover in residential yards, but it can be difficult to maintain. More and more homeowners are looking for alternatives to turf grass, and one of the latest trends is kurapia grass alternative. Is kurapia ground cover a good choice for your yard? What Is Kurapia? Kurapia…

Damage Signs of Grubs on Lawn

 

Signs of Grub Worm Infestation

It is hard work creating a beautiful lawn. You need to fight drought, hot sun, depleted soil, erosion and so much more. One of the other pitfalls when cultivating a lush lawn is grub worms. Do you know the damage signs of grubs on lawn? Here is what you should look for and how to…

Red Fountain Grass and Other Red-Top Grasses

 

Red Fountain Grass

Are you looking to add a splash of color to your landscaping? Red-top grasses can bring beauty and functional benefits to your property, and they are low maintenance. Here are some of the benefits of red fountain grass and other red-top grasses that you can add to your landscaping. What Is Ornamental Red Grass? Unlike…

Chinch Bugs: Lawn Destroyers

 

garden lawn destroyed by chinch bugs.

Maintaining a healthy lawn takes work, especially when there are so many hurdles to overcome. You need the right soil, irrigation, fertilizer and more to obtain a lush lawn. Even when you do everything right, there are other enemies of healthy grass, including chinch bugs – lawn destroyers. What Are Chinch Bugs? If you live…

When to Apply Milorganite to Your Lawn

 

A man applying fertilizer to a lawn.

Your lawn and landscape beds all need nutrients to keep your grass and plants thriving. Sun, water, air and certain organic compounds in the soil are vital for plants. When the soil is depleted of nutrients, you may need to add fertilizer. Do you know when to apply Milorganite to your lawn? What Is Milorganite?…

Benefits of a Microclover Lawn

 

House with a beautiful lush lawn.

Are you tired of struggling with grass for your lawn? There are other ways to create a beautiful, green lawn without grass. Many people are choosing clover instead of grass for their lawn. If you are looking for an alternative to grass for your yard, consider the benefits of a microclover lawn. What Is Micro-Clover?…

What Is Hardscape Landscaping?

 

Hardscaped backyard with paver patio and a pond.

Landscaping is not only about mowing lawns and trimming hedges. Hardscaping is one of the elements of landscape design and installation which takes extensive skill and experience. What is hardscape landscaping? Here is what you need to know about this type of landscape service. In landscape terms, anything that involves planting or maintaining the plants…

Planning for Landscape Installation

 

Professional landscaper installing new sod.

A beautifully landscaped yard or property does not happen by accident. It takes extensive planning and expertise to create the right balance of focal features. If you are ready to redesign your landscaping, you need to have a plan. Here are some tips on planning your new landscape installation. Analyzing Your Property Before you begin…

What Is a Retaining Wall and How Are They Used?

 

Retaining walls with flower beds.

Retaining walls are a type of hardscape feature that is used for many purposes in landscaping. While they may look decorative, there are many functional reasons for adding a retaining wall to your property. What is a retaining wall and how are these features used in landscaping? What Is a Retaining Wall? A retaining wall…

Low Maintenance Landscaping Ideas for Your Yard

 

A home with landscaped and well-maintained bushes and shrubs in a front yard.

Not everyone has the time to spend on maintaining a complex landscape design. If you want a beautiful yard but do not want to dedicate every weekend to maintenance, there are ways to achieve both. Here are some low maintenance landscaping ideas for your front, back and side yard. Some landscape designs require constant care.…