How To Protect Your Flowerbeds From Being Trampled By Your Kids


If you have kids, you might have noticed that they can wreak havoc on your flowerbeds and plants. While they're outside playing, it can be easy for kids to not pay attention and to accidentally walk -- or skip or run -- all over your plants. Luckily, following these tips can help you protect your flowerbeds from being trampled by your little ones. Build Flowerbeds Away from Play Areas One smart idea is to build your flowerbeds away from your children's play areas.

2 June 2016

Preparing Your Private Road For Winter: Tools You Need


When you own a private road in front of your home, you don't get the benefits of the city coming out to plow your drive and road during the winter season. This means you need to be prepared for the foul weather when it comes. Here are landscaping tools you need to get your private lane and driveway ready for the unforgiving Canadian weather ahead. Road salt Road salt can be purchased in bulk from a landscaping supply company.

6 April 2016

Paving Your Driveway: Consider Your Options


When you decide that the time has come to pave your driveway or to re-pave your driveway, you may find yourself facing a big decision. You will need to decide what materials you want to use in your new driveway paving project. There are many different paving options for your driveway, each with their own unique benefits and drawbacks. Before you make your final decision and get started in the installation process, get to know more about some of these driveway paving options so that you can make the best possible decision for your home and landscaping design.

4 March 2016

Comparing Wood And Composite Decking


Wood and composite decking are two of the most common materials used for outdoor deck construction. Wood decking, like the name suggests, can be made out of a variety of different hardwoods, all of which confer similar advantages to each other. Composite decking, on the other hand, is typically made up of vinyl or a similar substance. Because of the difference in the materials that make up each type of decking, both wood and composite decking offer a unique set of advantages.

3 February 2016