New Gardener? Choose Your Flowers Carefully

New Gardener? Choose Your Flowers Carefully

  • Got Kids, Pets, and a Lawn? Here's How to Keep a Well-Used Lawn Looking Lovely

    If you're like most people with an active household that includes children and/or pets, you may already be familiar with the challenge of keeping your lawn looking good. After all, it's only natural for children and pets to want to play and romp outdoors — but you don't want your lawn to turn into a muddy patch of weeds as a result. Here's what you need to know about keeping a well-used lawn looking lovely.

  • Yard Care Services Your Landscaping Professional Can Provide For You And Your Property

    Keeping your yard up to par with all the landscaping elements can take some time out of your schedule, and if you already have a busy schedule from work to school or family, there might not be a lot of time left to keep your yard in the condition that you want and need it to be. Here are some services you may consider to keep your yard and landscaping looking its best.

  • Landscape Recommendations to Maintain Your Yard Edging

    The appearance of your yard's vegetation is dependent upon your regular upkeep on the space and also on the condition of the landscaping lines and edges. A beautifully landscaped yard is going to have distinct areas where lawn grows, mulch is set over the soil, and shrubbery is trimmed into a specific shape, as examples. However, when you focus on your edging, it can make a big improvement to the overall condition of your landscaping.

  • Small Hardscaping Elements That Don't Cost A Fortune

    When you hear the word "hardscape," what comes to mind? Most people think of grand properties with large, sprawling staircases, retaining walls, and pool areas. But really, this is extensive and expensive hardscaping. If you have a smaller budget, here are a few hardscaping elements that are more realistic to incorporate. Stone Staircases If you have a small hill in your yard, one option is to have a stone staircase built into that hill.

  • 2 Tips For Picking Out The Ideal Spot On Your Property For A New Water Well

    Whether you have just moved into a new house in the country that requires a well for the water supply or you need to replace your current one, one decision you will need to make is where the workers will drill into the ground to create it. While trying to pick out the ideal spot on your property for your home's new water well, use the tips below to guide you during the decision-making process.

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    New Gardener? Choose Your Flowers Carefully

    As a child and teenager, I watched my mother garden, although I wasn't interested in it at the time. I later learned that I had missed out on learning the craft because before I planted my first garden, I thought it would be so easy! Once I finally had a yard of my own, I was eager to plant some beautiful flowers in the yard and do other landscaping work. Unfortunately, I learned a hard lesson and none of things I planted survived more than a few weeks, even though I watered them daily. I gave my mother a call and asked her what could have gone wrong, and I learned that plants have to be chosen carefully. Check out this blog to learn more landscaping plant tips.