Category: Landscape Tips
Hardscaping With Concrete — The Top 5 Concrete Finishes
Everyone wants their home or property to be beautiful and appealing. Concrete is a cost-effective, and beautiful option for walkways, patios, and walls. A variety of concrete finishes with different textures can work magic for your yard. So what’s the best option? We’ll explore the top 5 concrete finishes for your yard or commercial space.
Tips for Pruning Trees
You have trees of varying size and age. They’ll need pruning at some point to keep them healthy and to keep them the right size for the yard. Remove lower tree limbs to allow the trees to canopy, for visual appeal and improve views. How much do I prune? Rule of the thumb, never over prune! […]
5 Lovely Plants That Do Well in Indiana Winters
Every year there’s a danger of your plants becoming injured during the winter cold temperatures. Damage can be caused by overnight frost or prolonged periods of cold weather. You may experience a loss of early flowers to leaf burn or the death of the entire plant. Here are several plants that resist freezing cold weather and that are […]
Prepare Your Yard for Fall
What you do in the fall will determine how lush your grass is the following year, whether your trees can survive a harsh winter, and how healthy all your plants are down the road. Most people think only of removing leaves in the fall, but there is far more to do at this time […]
Irrigation: What’s Best for Your Yard?
Automatic sprinkler systems are a home improvement project worth investing in. When installed correctly the system will conveniently and efficiently water your lawn, conserve water and your money. Irrigation systems are easily adjusted to protect against over or under watering when weather conditions change. There are several types of irrigation systems to use based […]
What Goes into an Environmentally Sustainable Yard?
In the fragile world we live in, the importance of gardening sustainably cannot be underrated. Gardening in your own backyard takes more effort than just watering the plants. Environmentally sustainable gardening practices are aimed at creating a conducive environment for plants through taking care of the soil, vegetation, air and water around those plants. The […]
The Hidden Risks of Soft Water on Plants
If the area where you live has hard water, you’ve realized that it makes dishes dull, corrodes plumbing and leaves clean clothes looking dirty.
Do You Need a Retaining Wall?
You may have seen retaining walls around your neighborhood, but not noticed what they actually did for the landscape. The functionality of a retaining wall is subtle, but it’s also of vital importance. It provides a stable foundation for sloping grounds or hilly terrain that can sweep your house away over time due to […]
How To Go Organic And Still Have A Beautiful Lawn
Going organic is beginning to touch every part of our lives. No chemicals, no pesticides, no antibiotics, means foods that taste better, and with the newest studies, food is healthier too. Of course, we all know about organic food, but what about lawn care? Is it possible to bring that same type of organic know-how […]
4 Signs You’re Over Watering Your Plants
Unfortunately, far too many people over water their lawns and landscape areas unintentionally with the hope of making them lush. This is due to lack of knowledge of the amount of water your plants and grass need to thrive. Over watering your plants makes them prone to damage by fungus, weeds, and disease.