When creating your ideal outdoor living space, you imagine having gorgeous flowers or other plant life creating a beautiful surrounding of your home or commercial space, and having attractive outdoor features such as a pool, outdoor kitchen, or permanent structure creating the perfect backdrop.
There doesn’t seem to be enough hours in the day. Your time is precious! Whether maintaining landscape is a passion or a chore, the last thing you want to do is see your hard work go to waste. If you don’t use mulch to finish the job properly, you’ll have to work doubly hard and possibly lose your plants altogether.
Having a lush and beautiful lawn is a dream for some homeowners. However, it is all too common that the average lawn is full of pitfalls and flaws. One of the concerns that homeowners often face are brown spots in the lawn. Although these spots are unsightly, there are ways to treat this problem and restore the lawn to it’s once lush glory.
Let’s admit, everyone’s after a nicer looking yard this year. It’s unfortunate that the masses aren’t prepared to invest time into landscaping. Obviously, leaves have already started shedding as cooler winds swirl around and make room for a colder season. Here are 10 winter landscaping preparation mistakes that you as a homeowner can avoid this season
Lawn mowing poses hidden dangers; According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, 80,000 people are taken to the ER every year due to lawn mower injuries. That’s because lawn mowers, weed-eaters, hedge clippers, and mulchers needed to maintain the lawn are some of the most dangerous devices in the American household.
As gardening season fast approaches, homeowners and lawn care professionals alike, will likely be re-energizing the appearance of properties by simply adding a fresh layer of mulch to various flower beds, around trees, and other areas of the lawn.
Although most of our country is still feeling the sting of the recession that began with the financial crisis of 2007, you’d be hard pressed to convince any Houstonian of that fact.
There exists an entire science devoted to color, how it is perceived, and what effects it has on the psychology of the observer. Artists rely on their internal knowledge of color to invoke a range of sensations, and to create emphasis, and harmony across the page.
You really only get one chance to make a first impression and this couldn’t be any more true than when you are trying to sell your home. It only makes sense that the first thing any potential buyer will see when driving up to your house is the front yard and, in sluggish housing markets, a nicely manicured and landscaped front lawn can make all the difference between attracting buyers and turning them away.