A Dash And A Sprinkle -- 3 Easy Steps To Adding An Herb Garden In Your Backyard

Are you thinking about installing an herb garden in your backyard? For cooks and food connoisseurs alike, being able to step outside and pick fresh herbs for dinner is a dream come true. So, how can you add this fun detail to your landscape? Here is a handy three-step guide. Keep It Close. When choosing a location for your herb garden, try to place it close to the house -- primarily, close to the kitchen -- for easy access. [Read More]

Three Reasons Hydroseeding Makes It Easier To Grow Or Repair Your Lawn

Whether you are putting in a new lawn or repairing worn patches on an existing one, you might give hydroseeding a try. Originally designed for large volume commercial use, the seed mixture is catching on in the residential market. Below is a brief description of hydroseeding and three reasons why you might consider it for your reseeding needs. What is Hydroseeding? Hydroseeding is the application of lawn seed using a spray delivery system The seeds are mixed with fertilizer and a mulch usually made of wood chips or cellulose fibers. [Read More]

Want Autumn To Shine In Your Backyard? 3 Plants To Think About Growing

Just about everyone has a favorite season, or at the very least, they prefer one over the others. If you are in love with autumn and everything that encompasses this season, you may want to showcase it by transforming your property's landscape into a beautiful sight all throughout fall. It requires careful planning and execution to create such a landscape as so many plants have unique needs and qualities. Hitting every level is ideal with short flowers, medium-sized bushes, and tall trees. [Read More]

3 Great Materials For Hardscaping

When landscaping, it can be difficult to create a unique and beautiful yard. One way to add a great deal of contrast and color to a yard is by utilizing what is called hardscape. Hardscaping refers to landscaping with hard materials. This article is going to outline three different materials to use when hardscaping, but will also delve into how to use these specific materials. Hardscaping can be used to create retaining walls, walkways, stairs, that can break up lawn, or can be used to xeriscape. [Read More]