Cleaning Up Your Own Backyard

  • Everything You Need To Know About Retaining Wall Construction

    23 May 2022

    Landscaping is a common do-it-yourself project for many homeowners who like to get their hands dirty. There is one landscaping project, however, that truly needs professional input: retaining wall construction. Here's what you need to know. What are retaining walls used for? Retaining walls are used to support soil and other materials that would otherwise collapse due to gravity. They are commonly used in construction projects, landscaping, and gardening. Retaining walls can be made from a variety of materials, including wood, stone, concrete, and metal.

  • Get Your Driveway Sealed

    4 May 2022

    Getting a new driveway for your house can make access to your house much easier because you have a nice smooth surface to get in and out of your house with. When you do get your new driveway, you want to make sure that you do what you can do to make sure that your driveway looks as good as possible for as long as possible. One way to do that is to have your driveway sealcoated.

  • Can You Benefit From A French Drain? What You Should Know

    13 April 2022

    If you are having some drainage issues, you may want to consider a French drain. A French drain can solve several drainage issues if it is the best option for your property. If you have never heard of a French drain, or you would like to know if it would solve your drainage problems, the following information may be helpful: What Is a French Drain? A French drain is a system of perforated pipes that are buried in a trench filled with gravel.

  • Removing One Or More Trees From Your Property

    28 March 2022

    Tree services can offer homeowners some important types of help when it comes to removing trees that may be suffering health problems or that otherwise pose threats to the property. For any property owner with large trees on their land, it can be worth the effort to be informed about the process of removing these plants. Tree Removal Can Be Necessary For The Safety Of The Property Unfortunately, a large tree that is suffering significant health problems or that has suffered serious damage could be very vulnerable to collapsing.

  • Landscaping Strategies For Windy Areas

    1 March 2022

    For those that live in windy areas, landscaping can be a challenge. Many plants are destroyed by high winds, and wind can tear apart fencing and other infrastructure in your yard. Fortunately, there are a few design tips that can be implemented that will ensure your landscaping is beautiful and not prone to damage from wind and storm. 1. Windbreak Hedging You can shield your yard from a lot of the wind by putting in hedges to act as windbreaks.

  • 6 Flower Bed Maintenance Jobs a Landscaping Service Provides

    8 February 2022

    Full-service landscapers can do much more than just mow the grass. If you have unkempt flower beds around your home, then a landscaping service is just what you need to get them in top condition. You can better enjoy the beauty of landscaped flower beds with little work done.  1. Bed Preparation Springtime is the time to prepare the flower beds that frame your yard. Landscapers can perform soil testing, add fertilizer and compost, and weed the soil in preparation for planting.

  • Landscape Limbo: Key Questions to Ask Yourself When You Are Uncertain About Your New Landscape Design

    6 January 2022

    It is not uncommon to not be sure exactly what you want when having your landscape designed. Perhaps you have an idea about what you want but are unsure what features you should incorporate into your design plan. Asking yourself a few key questions will help you narrow down the features and elements that are best for your landscape. How much can I realistically afford to spend? Setting a non-negotiable budget is a crucial step when discussing plans with your landscaping contractor and will help you prevent unexpected costs later.