New Gardener? Choose Your Flowers Carefully

New Gardener? Choose Your Flowers Carefully

  • Water, Water Everywhere! 3 Ways to Manage a Soggy Yard

    If you perpetually fight with soggy spots in your lawn, there are basically two choices in how to handle them: try to dry them up or embrace the sogginess. While most homeowners spend time and money fighting swampy areas, it can be better and less expensive to work with the yard instead. Here are three ways to manage a wet yard. Bog Garden A bog garden needs to be perpetually wet to support plants that thrive in swampy soil, so it is perfect for a natural depression or next to existing water sources.

  • Grounds Maintenance Advice For Businesses

    Keeping your business landscaping in top shape increases the curb appeal, so that your business seems more welcoming to potential customers. The following tips can help you create a good landscaping design combined with a working grounds maintenance plan so that the exterior of your business is always well maintained. Tip #1: Keep everything trimmed Trees on islands in the parking lot can provide a welcome bit of shade and greenery to a hot parking lot, but you also want to make sure that customers perceive the lot as safe for both themselves and their vehicles.

  • Live In A Tropical Climate? 3 Tips For Keeping Your Lawn Trimmed And Green

    Living in a tropical climate that gets humid and receives a lot of rainfall can come with a number of its own problems regarding proper landscaping. If you want to make sure that your lawn stays vibrant and green, it's important that you look into what you can do to make sure the lawn doesn't suffer with the weather. Instead of simply mowing the lawn periodically, you'll need to consider how a tropical climate can affect your lawn and what kinds of things you should keep in mind to preserve your lawn.

  • Eager To Sell Your Home Quickly? 3 Reasons To Prioritize Landscaping

    Moving out in a hurry can be a necessity for many reasons, from a new job opportunity to expecting a baby. If you're eager to sell your home fast and want as many potential buyers as possible, you'll need to take some time to look into how landscaping can help improve your chances of selling. Rather than simply mowing your lawn and watering your plants, it's a good idea for you to look into what kind of landscaping work should be done and what kinds of benefits you'll gain as a home seller.

  • Landscaping That Makes Your Home's Front Entryway Nighttime Friendly

    When you work with a landscaper to create a beautiful setting for your home, the walkway to the front door and entryway is an area of high interest for both curb appeal and safety. This is often the first garden feature that gets designed because it sets the tone for the rest of the yard's layout. While you're working with your landscaper on the design, remember how important it is that your home's entrance is welcoming and safe for those who come and go when daylight has faded and nighttime sets in.

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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.