How To Keep Your Vertically Growing Plants From Overrunning Your Yard

Posted on: 29 September 2015

If you have planted climbing roses, clematis, ivy or any other vine-like plants, you probably did so with the intent of adding vertical color and interest to your landscape. The problem is, many of these climbing plants grow very quickly and can quickly overrun your yard and your home. Here are some tips and tricks for keeping your vertical landscape in check. Trim Plants to the Ground in Autumn Many climbing plants and flowers appear to die in the winter. [Read More]

How To Create A Unique Backyard

Posted on: 29 September 2015

Whether you are moving into a brand new house or whether you are beautifying your present backyard, here are some ideas that might inspire you to create a unique and beautiful setting. Think about dividing the area into three different spaces, one for entertaining, one for children's fun activities, and another for a vegetable and flower garden. The Entertainment Area - Think about making this part of your backyard into a hardscape. [Read More]

3 Tips For Growing A Lawn From Seed

Posted on: 25 September 2015

A beautiful lawn looks great while also providing a place for your children and pets to play. A lot of people choose to lay sod, but this can be expensive to do, especially when compared to growing grass from seed. Growing grass from seed may take longer, but in the long run it will eventually look just as good as sod if you nurture it while it is growing and continue to care for it properly after it has grown in. [Read More]

Water Delivery Methods: Choosing The Right Sprinklers For Your Yard

Posted on: 24 September 2015

When it comes to sprinklers, it can be easy to assume that each model type will suit your needs. All of them spray water, which in turn waters your plant life. However, the method in which the water hits your plants is just as important as remembering to water them in the first place. Impact Sprinklers Impact sprinklers are a common option for most residential homes. These sprinklers spray water in a constant stream, while the head rotates. [Read More]