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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

    Want A Kitchen Garden? 5 Steps To Plant One You'll Love

    For any avid cook, having a kitchen garden is one of the most enjoyable and healthy aspects of any landscape. But before planting your seeds, do a little planning to create an herb garden you'll love for many years to come. Here are a few garden design steps to take. Keep it Close. A kitchen garden, as its name suggests, should be close to the kitchen. Think about how easily you can access the garden to pick fresh herbs while you're already in the process of preparing a meal.

    What Services Can A Lawn Care Service Offer Besides Mowing?

    When you have a busy life, keeping your grass mowed can be a real pain that takes up too much time, especially if you have a sizeable piece of property. Hiring a lawn care service to keep your grass mowed is a logical choice for most homeowners who either don't have the time or the equipment to do it themselves. However, these amazingly valuable professionals usually offer far more than just cutting grass.

    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.