Reap The Benefits Of A Cutting Garden
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.
Keeping Plants From Dying During A Heat Wave
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.
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.
Guide For Beginning Landscapers: How To Resurface Your Lawn Before You Put Sod Down
4 May 2016
The spring season is a good time to remove an old weedy lawn and replace it with fresh sod. You have to remove the old lawn and resurface it before you lay the new sod. Removing the old lawn and preparing the surface is necessary to keep the sod pieces flat as you lay them down on the lawn and to help the roots of the grass in the sod grow into the dirt on the lawn.