How To Design And Install A Residential Drip Irrigation System
7 August 2016
If you have a home with a small plot of land, you can design and install a drip irrigation system to water your hanging plants, potted plants, and vegetable garden. A simple configuration for a drip irrigation system will include flexible polyethylene drip tubing in various diameters, a faucet connector, a backflow device (to keep water from flowing backwards), a filter (to strain your water and add plant nutrients), a pressure regulator, various swivel adapters, tubing connectors, and tubing brackets as needed for your particular system design.
How You Can Successfully Integrate Structural Elements into Your Landscaping
29 July 2016
When you are designing your landscape, you may wonder how to best include structural pieces like decks and outdoor sheds. You might have ideas about adding some structural elements to your landscape as well. Making sure your design includes smooth integration between the natural parts of your landscape and those parts that are made-made is important. Find out how you can create smooth transitions between structural elements and the natural parts of your landscape.
Improving Employee Health With A Water Fountain
19 July 2016
When it comes to determining which elements you will include in your company's landscape design, you should consider the benefits that your employees will enjoy when you opt to install a water fountain on your property. Not only are these water features aesthetically pleasing, but they can actually help improve your employees' physical well-being.
Here are three ways that the incorporation of a water fountain in your company's landscape design can help you improve your employees' overall health in the future.
Signs Of A Failing Retaining Wall
28 June 2016
Retaining walls are designed to hold up soil in order to prevent erosion from occurring, and can be used for landscaping purposes to create a flat surface that is easier to work upon. However, over time the weight of the dirt coupled with weather exposure can cause retaining walls to begin to fail. If left unchecked, the wall can collapse, which can be expensive to fix and can greatly disrupt the aesthetic of your yard.