Cleaning Up Your Own Backyard

  • 2 Tips To Help You Successfully Install A Retaining Wall In Your Yard

    18 June 2017

    Landscaping your outdoor space brings visual appeal and value to your home, while simultaneously making your yard an attractive place to spend time and relax. When you need to landscape a steeply-sloped area of soil, building a retaining wall can help you increase the size of your usable outdoor space. Here are two important parts to installing a retaining wall on your property. Build a Strong Base The base of any structure gives stability and strength to it, so it is important to prepare the base of your wall properly before your retaining wall installation.

  • 3 Landscaping Irrigation Solutions To Save Your Time, Money, And Resources

    15 June 2017

    If you want to save time and money with your landscaping irrigation, there are some improvements to consider. Installing water collection, weather stations, more efficient sprinklers, and drip irrigation will help to reduce water consumption and save time with manual irrigation, repairs, and maintenance. Here are some of the best irrigation solutions to help improve your sprinkler systems: 1. Smart Controls/Timers That Collect Network Data for Better Irrigation Today, smart irrigation controls are a great solution for landscaping irrigation.

  • Lawn Maintenance: All About Dethatching

    15 June 2017

    When you walk around on your lawn, you may feel a springy layer of grass. Did you ever think about why a plant that grows in blades can create that springy feeling? In fact, it's because turfgrass naturally creates a layer of thatch. As with anything in life, too much of a good thing can become a problem. Too much thatch can actually inhibit your lawn. Examine whether your lawn has a thatch problem, which will require dethatching to solve.

  • 4 Benefits Of Installing Drip Irrigation In Your Garden And Landscaping

    14 June 2017

    Keeping your yard and landscaping well-groomed and maintained will help your home's exterior look more attractive. In addition to having an automatic sprinkler system to water your lawn, you can install a drip irrigation system for your landscaping and any vegetable and flower gardens in your yard. Whether you install the drip irrigation system yourself or hire a professional landscaping company to do it, here are some of the benefits you can receive from its installation.

  • How To Create A Sensational Back Yard

    14 June 2017

    If you missed spring planting, don't worry. There's still plenty of time to get the tools out and to make something spectacular out of your back yard. Whether you're starting from scratch or whether you are working on a previously established yard, here are some ideas that might help you to succeed in your goal. Make A Plan - Get out magazines, gardening books, paper and pencils and let your mind go to its most creative place.

  • Tips To Help You Have A Great-Looking Lawn This Summer

    14 June 2017

    The exterior and landscaping around your home can greatly improve or negate the look of your home. Keeping your landscaping well-kept and your lawn manicured and healthy can help improve your home's exterior appearance. Here are some tips to help you keep your lawn looking its best. Fight Off Weeds Keeping your lawn free of weeds will help your lawn look attractive and also help keep it healthy. A lawn that becomes invaded with weeds can eventually become overrun as the weeds take up more and more space, crowding the lawn out.

  • Not Sure What To Do With Your Yard? Hire A Landscaping Company

    14 June 2017

    Not everyone has a flair for landscaping and not everyone enjoys taking care of a yard. If you are one of these people, do not feel that you will be stuck with a yard full of overgrown weeds, drooping trees, and no color at all. Luckily, there are people who enjoy working outdoors and doing landscaping. Here are just a few things you can have a landscape contractor do to ensure your yard looks great.