With Great Landscaping, Comes Great Maintenance Responsibilities: Are You Ready?

The British, and all former British colonies, call it "the garden." In French, it is le jardin, or "the garden." In fact, the only place in the world that does not refer to land and landscaping around a home as a garden is the U.S. Perhaps it is because Americans often view gardens as things needing constant upkeep and work, whereas "yard" or "landscaping" sounds so much less difficult to care for. [Read More]

Component Recommendations For Installation Of Your Drip Irrigation Watering System

As you make preparations and plans for your spring garden next year, you may want to consider installing a drip irrigation watering system in your garden if you don't already have one. A drip irrigation system saves you time and prevents water loss from runoff, evaporation, and over-spray. And drip irrigation helps control and reduce your garden's weed growth, as you only deliver water to the roots of your plants. Here are some recommended drip irrigation components you will need for a successful watering system. [Read More]

2 Excellent Benefits Of Installing A Retaining Wall

There are sometimes sloped or otherwise uneven areas of your property that you will need to have landscaped along with the rest of your land. Landscaping these areas is often going to be a little bit more tricky than landscaping a level surface because you are going to have to try and work around the sloped, hilly, and otherwise uneven surface area. A great way to help landscape this type of land is retaining wall installation. [Read More]

Buying Property In A Hurricane Zone? 4 Things To Do Before The Wind Blows

If you've purchased a home in an area prone to hurricanes, the coming of storm season can be a stressful time. But one valuable way to reduce that stress is to prepare your property ahead of time. This will help you face hurricane season with confidence and a plan. If you're in this position, here are 4 key things to do to prep your property for an onslaught.  Care for Trees. [Read More]