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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

    Satisfy Your Family With Front Yard Fence Installation In A Busy Neighborhood

    A rural area is somewhere your family may not find it worthwhile to install a fence. However, you may own a home and live in a busy neighborhood with ample foot and vehicular traffic. Accepting that many people pass by and being comfortable with the traffic does not mean that your family is satisfied with the situation. Fortunately, you can make a noticeable and strategic addition with a front yard fence where you work with professionals on installation.

    To Rake Or Not To Rake — The Age-Old Question Of Grass Clippings

    When your lawn is mowed, what should you do with the clippings? This is an age-old conundrum where everyone seems to have an opinion. Should you rake them up and take them away? Or should you leave them on the lawn to serve as organic soil material? The answer varies. Here are a few reasons to either rake or not rake.  1. Rake When Grass Is Wet. Wet grass clippings clump together into solid bundles of matter.

    3 Things To Know About Sod Installation

    If you are looking to create a beautiful lawn, there are a couple of ways you can get your grass to grow. Lawn seeding will eventually get you a lush lawn, but it will take time. However, if you are looking for a quicker option, sod installation is the way to go. Sod is fully mature grass you can install to get an instant lawn. While sod gives you fast results, you should know a few things before installing it on your property.

    Insight To Help You Keep Up Your Landscaping Trees And Their Health

    The trees in your yard provide a big impact on your landscaping, the protection from the sun and wind, and a natural habitat for the community. In order to keep your trees providing these valuable resources, make sure you keep them in healthy condition, trim them when needed, and know when to remove a tree. The following provides you with some recommendations and tips to trim your yard tree to keep them healthy and maintained for a great-looking yard.

    5 Reasons To Put In A Retaining Wall

    Retaining walls are typically built of brick, stone, or lumber, although concrete blocks and poured concrete are also options. There are many reasons why your landscaping can benefit from a new retaining wall, so read on to find out if it's a good option for your yard. 1. Slope Stabilization Steep slopes in the landscape can pose a risk if the ground gives way. Landslides can affect landscaping, entrances onto your property, or even damage your home or its foundation.

    Common Mistakes To Avoid When Designing And Building A Pond

    You have always dreamed of having a beautiful pond in your backyard to keep fish or simply provide a unique water feature to your property. If you have never designed or constructed a pond in the past, you might be overwhelmed by the process. This can cause you to make some mistakes that can cost you serious time and money. Here are a few pond design and construction mistakes you need to avoid.

    Lawn Care Services For Lawns With Pooling Water

    Does your lawn often develop pools or puddles of standing water on the surface after it rains? You might assume that this is just how things will always be, but that's not always the case. There are actually a few lawn services you can have performed that will help the water soak into the soil and drain away more effectively. Here's a look at some of those key services. Dethatching

    Improve Your Property's Appearance With Residential Masonry

    If you are interested in upgrading the look of your current property, you may have thought about hiring a residential masonry service to provide you with cement or concrete-based features. Here are some masonry projects to consider to improve your property's appearance while providing you with comforts you'll enjoy when spending time outdoors. Add A Spot For Enjoying A Fire A residential masonry service can construct an outdoor fireplace or fireplace to enjoy on cool nights.