5 Signs You Have a Drainage Problem

 

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When water has no where to go, it can cause big problems on your property. Proper drainage around your home and yard can ensure that too much water does not accumulate and cause damage to your home and landscaping. Unfortunately, some homeowners wait too long to fix a drainage problem and end up with expensive…

Choosing Hardscapes for Your Landscape Design

 

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Hardscapes are any landscaping features that involve ground moving or materials to build. These are usually permanent structures that add beauty, function and focal points to your yard. If you yard seems bare and boring, adding hardscapes can improve the style and add interesting elements. Here are some hardscapes to consider for enhancing your landscape…

Checklist for Planning Your Landscape Design

 

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If you have decided to give your yard a renovation with a new landscape design, you have many decisions to make. While you can hire a professional to complete the design, they will need some input from you to determine the best look and style for your yard. Before you begin planning your landscape design…

Ideas for a Low Maintenance Yard

 

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A beautifully landscaped yard can be highly time-consuming to maintain. Trimming, watering, edging, mowing and other services may be needed to keep many landscape designs maintained. Not all homeowners want a yard that takes so much time to maintain. There are landscaping options that can still look stunning without the high price of maintenance. Here…

What are the Benefits of Lawn Aeration?

 

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Compacted soil can suffocate the roots of your grass and affect the health of your lawn. If your lawn has struggled to flourish, it may be due to soil compaction. One way to keep your grass healthy is with routine core aeration of your lawn. This can help loosen the soil and improve the health…

5 Ways to Use Trees for Privacy

 

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Fences and trellises are common barriers used to create privacy around homes, but there is another, natural options. Trees can offer a beautiful way to create private areas in your outdoor living spaces. Here are five ways to use trees as privacy screens for your home. In lieu of a fence. Privacy trees can be…

Enhance Your Home’s Entrance with Stone Pillars

 

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If you want to create an elegant entrance for your home, stone pillars can be an excellent choice. Natural stone or brick pillars are a classic adornment for any gate or entrance, whether it is to your yard or driveway. Here are some ideas on how to use stone pillars to enhance the front of…

Planning for Spring Mulch Installation

 

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Spring is the time for many once-a-year landscaping projects. New flowers can be planted, trees can be pruned and your lawn can be aerated or seeded. Another project you want to add to your spring landscaping to-do list is mulching. Spring is the perfect time to add mulching to protect your landscaping from unwanted weeds…

5 Landscape Features for an Elegant Front Yard

 

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When you want to transform your yard from average to exceptional, adding certain landscape features can make the difference. The right focal piece can balance the design and bring a little elegance to your yard. Consider these five landscape features to give your front yard and home extra curb appeal. Flagstone Walkway One of the…

Top 5 Single-Time Landscaping Services

 

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You don’t need to have ongoing lawn care service to benefit from hiring a landscaper. Even if you per to mow and maintain your own lawn, there are times when using a landscaping service can have its advantages. Many landscapers offer one-time services that can come in handy for homeowners. Here are the top five…