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making landscaping beautiful and beneficial

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.

Tree Services: 4 Reasons Why You Should Hire an Expert for Tree Trimming

Hiring an arborist to trim your trees might not seem important to most people. Many homeowners are mistaken for thinking that trimming branches is an easy task that can be carried out with the regular tools lying around in the garage. However, you are likely to make mistakes, damage property, or sustain injuries. Below are the reasons you should hire an expert for tree trimming.  Well-Equipped with Proper Tools  Tree trimming requires special tools to make precise cuts. Read More 

When To Repair Or Replace Your Damaged Brickwork

Do you have a wall, fence, or backyard structure with aging and damaged brickwork? If so, you generally have two choices to fix the problem. You can either replace the brick or repair it. Which should you do? Here are a few indicators as to when each option is the right call in different circumstances.  When to Repair Brickwork Certainly, if you can simply replace or repair some bricks, you'll save money. Read More 

Home Accent Lighting Techniques To Add Intrigue And Beauty To Your Landscape

Without the proper lighting, the most beautiful home and landscape design will lack the potential to make an impact. The right landscape lighting is like putting a finishing touch on a piece of art. Understanding various lighting techniques will help you decide which is best for your home and outdoor space. Silhouette-style lighting Silhouette lighting is perfect for those elements that you want to highlight around your home and landscape. With this style, lighting is installed behind the item to create a silhouette. Read More 

Lawn Fertilizer Mistakes To Avoid

From purchasing the right seeds for your climate to even installing a state-of-the-art sprinkler system, you are ready to create a lawn that your neighbors will envy. Applying the right fertilizer at the correct rate is another critical part of creating an enviable lawn. Unfortunately, many homeowners do not know how to properly use lawn fertilizer, which can be devastating to your grass. Here are a few of the most common lawn fertilizing mistakes to avoid. Read More 

New Home? 5 Things A New Construction Landscaper Can Do For You!

Your newly built home isn't complete until the landscaping is in place. Putting in landscaping for the first time for a new home is a bit different than re-landscaping an existing yard. However, there are a few things it's helpful to turn over to a professional new construction landscaper. 1. Foundation Structures Every beautiful yard begins with the placement of the permanent foundation items. These include hardscaped spaces like patios and sidewalks, as well as other permanent but nonliving structures such as a large fountain or statuary placements, the location of retaining walls, and permanent bed edges and curbing. Read More