Winter is the time of year when everything in your landscape dies, or goes so dormant that the landscape looks dead. You're probably used to this, but it doesn't have to be that way. With smart landscape choices, you can incorporate winter color onto your property. These tips will help. Berry-Bearing Evergreens There are several types of evergreen shrub that bloom in late summer or fall and carry berries through the early- to mid-winter months.
11 November 2015
If you're looking for a way to keep your yard as green as possible and ensure that your gardens thrive, an irrigation system may be the solution you've been looking for. There are many different types of irrigation systems on the market, and there are many misconceptions about them. One of the most common choices for irrigation is a drip irrigation system. Here's a look at some of the myths you might hear about these systems and the truth you need to know about them.
20 June 2015
You recently bought a house in the country and would like to have some landscaping done. You're working up some ideas, but you're not sure what's acceptable above the septic tank and drain field. Landscaping professionals know how to address this part of the yard so nothing compromises your private sewage treatment system. Avoiding Soil Compacting A primary concern when doing landscaping in this area is that the soil should stay loose and not be compacted.
17 June 2015
Are you a new homeowner? If so, you might be ready to toss on some gardening gloves and get to work on your yard. Unfortunately, unless you know the tricks of the trade, you might expend a lot more energy than you need to. Here are two landscaping supplies that will make your life a lot easier, so that you can beautify your yard without breaking a sweat:
11 June 2015