Five Awesome Ground Covers You Shouldn't Overlook

Posted on: 18 September 2015

Ground covers are one of the most overlooked plant types. These little guys can fill all of your awkward spaces, fight weeds, and grow where grass dares not tread. Learning which ground covers will work best for you will make your gardens prettier and help fight erosion. Leadwort While leadwort may not earn points for its name, it earns some serious points for how pretty it is. For most of the year, leadwort has dark green to bronze colored leaves with vibrant blue flowers. [Read More]

How To Create A Beautiful Garden Path Out Of Edgers And Gravel

Posted on: 15 September 2015

Having a beautiful garden area in your backyard is a great idea, but it is even better if you have a distinct path leading to it. If you are looking for an affordable way to create a path to your garden, you may want to consider making a gravel path. While gravel on its own is not exactly glamorous, with the right steps you can create a gravel path that looks great. [Read More]

How A Block Wall Adds Charm To Your Property While Being Useful

Posted on: 15 September 2015

Block walls provide a useful function in your yard while they add beauty. A block retaining wall holds back water, rock, or soil so you can utilize part of your yard that would otherwise be lost to a slope. The wall can be used for privacy, to mark property boundaries, and as a decorative border. Here are some of the benefits of choosing a block wall over some other type of fencing or border material. [Read More]

Plant A Hedge To Block The Neighbors View To Enjoy Your Bay Window

Posted on: 14 September 2015

Bay windows are created to add a little flair to your interior design. However, you've probably noticed that sometimes a bay window can give a view of the inside of your home to a neighbor, just like other windows can. This guide provides the steps needed to use hedges to block your neighbors' view, while still enjoying the benefits of your bay window. Step 1: Look Out the Window Look out your window to see if you can see into your neighbor's house. [Read More]