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Landscaping your yard could be more beneficial than you think. The landscaping can actually be more than just beautiful - it could be effective in controlling water flow and pests in your yard. How do you create a landscape design that will be both beautiful and beneficial? Are some plants better and more hardy than others? How do you choose what plants to place where? How much hardscape does your design need? These and many other landscaping questions are answered on my website. Take a moment to read up on my personal experiences and learn from what I have been through in the past.

What To Know When Removing Trees

Trees are a great addition to any home's landscape. Not only do they offer shade that can make your home and surrounding property more comfortable during the hotter months of the year, they can also add beauty to your home. Trees can enhance both curb appeal and the value of your home. In fact, mature trees can increase the value of your property by up to 20 percent. While trees are a great addition to any home, sometimes removal is needed either to make the area safer or to remove an unsightly tree. Read More 

Cooking, Seating And Entertaining: How To Give Your Outdoor Living Space The Essential Features

Outdoor living space is one of the latest design trends for homes, and the right features will give your home valuable space. Therefore, you want to make sure your outdoor spaces have all the features you want, as well as all the features you need. Here is how you can ensure your outdoor living space has all the right features to get the most out of your investment:  The Essential Cooking Space Design With Grills, a Smoker, and Outdoor Kitchen Designs   Read More 

Should I Use Mulch Or Stone?

When landscaping, you might be wondering whether it would make more sense to use mulch or whether you should use stone. Both mulch and stone have upsides and downsides. The option you should choose is based on your overall goals.  What Is Mulch? Mulch is typically made from shredded bark. Stones are sometimes referred to as rock mulch, but mulch most often refers to the kind made from bark. The type of trees most often used to create mulch are: Read More 

Summertime Lawn Maintenance: A Landscape Checklist

Prepping your lawn in the spring can help your trees, plants, and grass thrive, but you'll also want to maintain the landscaping throughout the summer months. Use the following checklist to keep your lawn and plants looking their best, even in hot weather. Water In The Morning As the weather gets hotter, you may want to limit the times you water your lawn and plants. Watering in the midday sun can result in the moisture evaporating quickly. Read More 

Lawn Not Up To Par? Two Reasons Why You Should Hire A Professional Lawn Care Service

If you've ever seen a beautifully manicured lawn, you know just how much it can boost the curb appeal of a house.  Plush, green grass never goes out of style and it can go a long way toward making it appear that you care about your property.  However, as much as you may want to whip your lawn into shape, it may seem like it just isn't going to happen.  If you feel this way, take heart because help is available to you. Read More