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Creating An Inviting Yard

I have always been one of those people who loves to create a warm, inviting atmosphere for others, which is why I started looking at landscaping design in the first place. It was incredible to me to see how much of a difference I was able to make by adding a few new plants, and after that first project, I wanted to help other people. I started volunteering to help friends and neighbors do their landscaping, and after a few months, I had developed quite a following. This blog is all about creating a warm, inviting yard through smart landscaping and an eye for detail.

Creating An Inviting Yard

    Tips For Adding A Water Feature To Your Backyard

    The calm, refreshing sound of water in the background will instantly transform your backyard into a quiet retreat, a place where you can quietly unwind after a hard day's work, or sit with a book on a lazy Sunday afternoon. Here are a few tips on how to create this paradise of tranquility right in your backyard. Ponds Simply put, a pond is a pool of water in your backyard. There are different types of ponds, such as a simple, still pond or one cascading over boulders, creating artificial waterfalls.

    Four Ways To Keep Your Paver Patio Looking Its Best

    A patio made from pavers is convenient to build, and if one of the pavers becomes damaged, replacing it is easier than having to re-pour or refinish a concrete patio. Yet, there are some intricacies to caring for a patio made from stone or concrete pavers. Follow the tips below to keep your paver patio looking fresh and clean. 1. Sweep the pavers before it rains. If it looks like it is going to rain outside, head out and sweep your pavers with a broom.

    Want An Outdoor Oasis Style Living Space? What To Do

    If you have a simple back patio and you want to turn your yard into a great entertaining area that feels outdoorsy and relaxing, there are some changes that you want to make. You want to be sure that the area is filled with some of the things that you love from inside your home, and also some things that will be unique to the backyard space. Here are some of the additions you can look into, some you may want professional help with, to create a back yard that others will envy.

    Applications For Artificial Turf

    Almost everyone is familiar with using artificial turf for sports fields.  While it works great in those applications, being durable, good looking and safer than natural grass, there are some other uses that most people might not think of.  Here are a few. Lawns and Landscaping An artificial lawn is a great option for people who don't want or can't manage lawn care and want to maintain the look of grass without all the trouble of grass.

    Lawn Maintenance Tips For Summer

    Lawn maintenance for your property is a year-round task, but there are different ways to care for your yard in every season. Hot summer weather requires some steps that rainy springs and cool falls don't. Here are some steps you can take to maintain your lawn in the summer. Water Early Or Late Hot summer sun can quickly evaporate the water you use to maintain your lawn, so consider watering early in the morning or at dusk.

    Don't Forget To Stage Your Yard Before An Open House

    In advance of selling their home, many homeowners are keen on hiring a professional staging service to make the inside of the residence look desirable. This approach can be an especially good idea before an open house, as those who visit will hopefully be pleased with what they see. If you're only staging the interior, however, you aren't doing all that you can to increase the likelihood that you'll sell your home quickly.

    3 Tips For Selling Your Home Quickly

    Have you been thinking about selling your home and relocating to one that is more suited to the needs of your family? Do you want to avoid the house being up for sale for months before you can find a suitable buyer? In order to sell your home as quickly as possible, it's best to enlist the help of a real estate agent to handle the actual sale. But before you ever look for an agent to hire, there are some things that you can do to enhance the desirability of your home, helping it to sell faster.

    Did You Just Adopt A New Puppy? 3 Tips To Prevent Your Dog From Destroying Your Lawn

    Dogs are great additions to a household, and you can look forward to many years of playing with your newest furry family member. While there is nothing like watching an adorable puppy go romping through the grass, it is also important to keep in mind that some of those early doggie behaviors can destroy your lawn. As you begin training your new puppy, keep these landscaping strategies in mind to preserve the beauty of your lawn: