New Gardener? Choose Your Flowers Carefully

New Gardener? Choose Your Flowers Carefully

  • A Few Things to Know About Drip Irrigation Systems

    If you want a yard irrigation system to keep your soil hydrated, a drip irrigation system might be a great choice for you. This kind of system works by installing a group of tubes underground that work to provide water to your yard. Drip irrigation systems offer convenience because the tubes do not interfere with mowing or other yard activities. If you don't know very much about these systems, you might wonder whether this kind of system can work for your yard.

  • Simple Ways To Revitalize Your Property's Existing Landscape

    Completely redesigning your entire yard may be more than you're willing to commit to when you look at landscaping options. If you still like the choices you made in the past, but simply want to breathe new life into your yard, there are easy projects you can tackle that will do the job. Look at options that suit your budget, schedule, and yard, and you'll fall in love with your home all over again.

  • Tips For Getting The Most From Your New Home's Patio

    Your home's patio can be one of the most enjoyable places for spending a relaxing spring or summer evening. However, many homeowners want to make this area feel special, and to this end, the design of your patio and the landscaping around it will play critical roles in achieving the desired look and feel. If you have only recently purchased a home with a patio, you may want to make sure to follow these two tips to help ensure that you get the most from this comfortable part of your home.

  • 3 Security-Conscious Things To Discuss With Your Landscaping Company

    Although many people hire landscaping companies to add beauty to their yards, it's worthwhile to also think about how proper landscaping can potentially deter burglars from making your home a target. As you speak with the landscaping company's representative and talk about the changes that suit your aesthetic sense and your budget, give some consideration to the simple changes you can arrange for the overall protection of your home. If you're going to have landscaping done anyway, you can't go wrong with some work in these three important areas.

  • Low Water Landscaping: Tips And Advice

    Low water landscaping design can save homeowners money by reducing watering costs and maintenance. However, low water landscaping (also known as xeriscaping) can feel like a leap into the dark for some people, because the traditional yard utilizes plants that require regular irrigation. If you're a homeowner thinking about getting started in xeriscaping, these tips can help.  Go Native Many people who think of low water landscapes imagine desert-like landscapes with cacti and succulents baking in the sun.

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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.