New Gardener? Choose Your Flowers Carefully

New Gardener? Choose Your Flowers Carefully

  • Repair The Brick Border Along Your Sidewalk Or Driveway Quickly And Easily On Your Own

    Bricks are often used as a trim along the sides of sidewalks and driveways to create a decorative hardscape. If you have bricks lining your sidewalk or driveway, you may notice the mortar between the bricks start to crumble and deteriorate. Fortunately, you do not have to remove and replace all of the bricks to restore the border to its original look. The guide below walks you through the process for restoring the border around your walkway or driveway quickly and easily.

  • Three Material Options for Your Backyard Retaining Wall

    If you are getting prepared to build a retaining wall in your backyard, then you should consider the type of material you want to use in building the wall. This is an important decision because it's not one that you can easily change once everything is set up. After the dirt has been back filled and the wall set into place with anchors or cement, it will be a major hassle to redo the construction.

  • Three Landscaping Tips For New Homeowners

    The condition of your yard will be one of the more important factors in determining the overall appearance of your property. Unfortunately, there are new homeowners that lack a well-developed understanding about caring for this part of their property. When this is the case, it might be necessary to learn a few tips to help avoid some routine issues that can arise with your property's landscaping. Use Weed Guards To Protect Your Plants 

  • 3 Tips To Help Your Prepare For Installation Of A New Retaining Wall

    Building a retaining wall with stone or rock in your yard is a project that you can complete with the proper preparation. Knowing the right information about how to build a strong retaining wall can save you time and money. Here are three tips to help you do the necessary planning, marking, and digging so you can begin work on your new stone or rock retaining wall. Select the Wall Material

  • Lawn Care And Allergies

    For the more than 50 million Americans that suffer from allergies each year, lawn maintenance can be difficult. Mowing the grass and trimming the hedges can stir up allergens such as pollen. For many people, this just means a stuffy nose and sneezing. Others may suffer from more severe allergy symptoms. For those who suffer from severe allergies, it can be difficult to keep their yards looking great, especially during the spring and summer months.

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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.