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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

2021

Rocky Soil? 4 Ways To Design A Great Yard Anyway

Do you have to work with rocky terrain in your landscape? No matter how little or how much you plan to landscape, this is an extra challenge that can seem insurmountable. However, don't give up on your landscape plans. You can overcome rocky soil and create a beautiful yard. Here are a few ways to manage it. 1. Grade Strategically Rather than try to get rid of all your rocks throughout the entire yard, only do grading work strategically with specific goals in mind.

Is A Landscape Designer Necessary?

Thanks to Pinterest, YouTube, Reddit, and Instagram, anyone can create and implement a landscape design, right? Yes, you can, but with varying degrees of success. You can select a landscape design from any of these platforms or magazines and try to replicate it in your own garden.  There is no guarantee that it will be as perfect or as the original design. You are also uncertain if you can sustain the plants in your garden.

Tips For A Greener And Thicker Lawn

A healthy lawn boosts a property's curb appeal and value. If the grass is thin on your side, you can deploy new strategies to make it thick. What's more, you can request lawn care services for help. The experts will assess the problem and suggest practical solutions. Here are tips for achieving a lush lawn. Mow Correctly One top secret to attaining a fantastic lawn is mowing correctly. Refrain from cutting the grass too short because it strains your lawn.

The Best Solutions to Deal With Weed Problems in Your Newly Renovated Landscaping

If you have recently invested in renovating your landscaping, you want to prevent problems like weeds from taking over. Therefore, you may need good weed control solutions to help deal with problems before they start. The following weed control options are some of the best solutions to prevent problems in newly renovated landscaping: Overseeding Lawns for Weed-Resistance The type of grass, groundcover, and plants you have in your landscaping can affect weed growth.

Why Proper Landscape Design Is So Important

If you are ready to start landscaping your lawn, then you might just be thinking about planting flowers and bushes in the places where you think they will look best. You might not have thought much about landscape design and might not have much of a plan. Many people don't really understand how important it is to come up with a proper landscape design when planting things on their property, but proper landscape design is more important than you might think for these reasons and more.

How To Create The Perfect European Garden

While you may not live in the English countryside or in the rural parts of France, that doesn't mean that you can't create a similar feeling in your backyard. With the perfect shrubbery, gravel, and a nice wooden bench, you can create that European oasis that you want without ever having to step onto the inside of an airplane. To make sure you get exactly what you want, there are a few things to know about landscaping first.

Recommendations To Select, Order, And Install Rock Into Your Landscaping

Rock is already a naturally occurring material in nature, so when you add it to your yard's landscaping, it creates a natural-looking environment but gives you a maintained and clean look. Just be sure you know what types of rock are available, the best way to install them, and how you can go about ordering them and getting the rock to your home. The following provides you with some recommendations to complete a rock project in your landscaping and how to have an easy and successful time in the process.

Lawn Edging Guide

There are two types of edging in lawn maintenance: the edging between the lawn and hardscaped surfaces, like sidewalks and patios, and the edging that separates the lawn from garden beds and planted areas. Although edging may seem a purely ornamental practice, it actually serves an important purpose.  Edging Issues A lack of edging between the grass and garden beds is most likely to cause issues. Lawn grasses, which are hard to eradicate, will invade the garden bed, where they can choke out flowers and other ornamental plants.

3 Landscape Projects To Increase Your Family's Use Of The Backyard

While spending time with family, friends, and coworkers at their own homes, you may notice that the backyard may not get used that often. This can happen for reasons such as a lack of features or the backyard needing a lot of upkeep and getting pushed to the side for other obligations. If you are interested in seeing your family use the backyard on a regular basis and even feeling excited about inviting people over to spend time outside, you should work on the landscape.