making landscaping beautiful and beneficial

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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.

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