Top Tips For New Hillside Gardeners
13 September 2015
Have you recently purchased a house atop a small hill or on the side of a slope? Are you an avid gardener and are now wondering whether you'll be able to continue your favorite hobby? While gardening may be more challenging now, it's certainly not impossible. Here are some tips to help make your garden successful:
Build retaining walls: One of the hardest parts about hillside gardening is the lack of flat ground.
Three Jobs That Are Best Left For A Professional Tree Service
10 September 2015
When you're a homeowner, it's a satisfying feeling to grab a few tools from your garage and tackle a project in your yard. While you can adequately keep your trees trimmed and looking tidy, there are times that you should put your tools down and call a professional tree service like Pioneer Tree & Landscape, Inc. to handle the job for you. Tackling a problem that's too big for the average person can often result in damage to your home or yard and possibly even an injury to yourself.
5 Hardscape Additions To Your Landscape To Give Your Yard Depth
9 September 2015
If you have a smaller front or backyard where your landscape appears to be crowded, you can add the illusion of depth to your property by adding a few hardscape additions. Hardscaping is the process of using non-plant materials, such as walking paths, retaining walls, or fencing, to give your landscape greater appeal. Here are 5 hardscape additions you can add to your yard to give it more dimension and break up a monotonous landscape design.
Tame A Swampy Yard With A French Drain
9 September 2015
Do you struggle with a water-logged yard? Or, even worse, a basement that floods on a regular basis? There might be a cheap and easy solution to your problems: a French drain.
What is a French drain and why is it an inexpensive way to save your yard or house?
A Good Idea, Even If It's Not French
A French drain (named after the inventor, not the country) is a simple idea that uses a submerged pipe to divert water away from areas where it pools or causes damage.