Tag: Landscaping

Posted on 09/04/2023
Gardening to Prevent Erosion & Landslides
Landslides are caused by soil erosion and heavy rainfall. If your property has any slopes, it's important to check for signs of erosion so you can avoid the risk of causing a landslide. Here are three ways you can prevent erosion damage and landslides in your own yard: Plant Densely An abundance of deep-rooted vegetation is the best...
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Posted on 04/03/2023
How to Prevent Erosion & Landslides by Gardening on a Slope
Planting anything on an incline might seem like more trouble than it's worth. However, if your yard has any slopes, you could be at risk for soil erosion and landslides. The best way to avoid them is to plant trees, shrubs or other plants on the slope to strengthen the ground. Here are some tips for gardening on...
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Posted on 01/16/2023
Improving your yard drainage
If your yard is full of puddles, soggy soil and waterlogged plants, it’s time to invest in better yard drainage. Depending on the cause and severity of the issue, there are plenty of DIY options you can handle without spending a fortune. Understanding common causes leading to drainage problems and how they affect your yard will go a...
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Posted on 11/28/2022
Coastal landscape ideas: Plants for your seaside garden
For homeowners living in a coastal landscape, it might seem difficult to plan and maintain a garden. With the salty air, strong winds and variable humidity, the conditions prove difficult for many popular plants. However, there are more options for coastal gardens than you might realize. Whether you’re on the west coast, east coast or somewhere in between,...
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Posted on 11/21/2022
Bermuda grass lawns: Growing guide
Bermuda grass is a popular type of grass for lawns in warm...
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Posted on 12/06/2021
Liven Up Your Landscape With These Garden Wall Ideas
There are many reasons a garden wall can be beneficial to your outdoor space. Garden walls can help define and separate areas of the yard, add privacy and improve the view. You can even combine other features like outdoor fireplaces, lighting or water features to efficiently use the space while adding functionality. If you’re thinking about building a...
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Posted on 07/05/2021
3 Secrets to a Low-Maintenance Front Yard
Not everyone has extra time to spend taking care of their front yard. While outdoor spaces are important, it’s easy to let yard upkeep fall by the wayside. Luckily there are lots of things you can do to make your yard attractive and inviting without spending hours working on it every week. Here are some of the best...
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Posted on 06/07/2021
6 Questions to Ask Before Buying a New Construction Home
Photo by Pixabay from Pexels If you're looking to build a custom home, you likely already know how many questions come with the territory. From the size of the home to the appliances to the amenities, the sheer number of details can be a little overwhelming. Yet this is why homeowners choose to buy new construction builds —...
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