After spending the time to create a gorgeous landscape in your yard, it can be frustrating to watch small weeds pop up around your space. Unfortunately, this issue is common for homeowners, especially in neighborhoods where others don't mind their own weeds since weed seeds can spread. Here are three tips for creating a weed-proof garden. 1. Apply A Pre-Emergent Weed Killer Each Fall Pre-emergent weed killers are designed to inhibit weed seed growth, keeping weeds from growing in the first place. [Read More]
Work With Landscapers To Add Long-Lasting Features To Your Property
If you plan on owning your home and living in it for a long time, you may want to add long-lasting features that will last as long as you own the property or even longer. While this may be somewhat easy to do for certain features such as the flooring, countertop, and roof, which will all have well-documented lifespans, you may find it to be a little challenging for the landscape. [Read More]
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]