From an outdoor space for grilling out and relaxing in the sun, to an increase in your home's appeal and value, the benefits of a patio should be easy to see. Unfortunately, maintaining a patio is not as simple as some people think, especially if and when weeds start to erupt. You may be surprised to learn how quickly and how fiercely weeds and grow, erupting in between your patio pavers and stones and creeping across the entire outdoor surface.
7 August 2019
Anytime you put in the work and investment to make repairs to and maintain areas of your home and yard, you want them to look great and to last for as long as possible. Environmental factors can cause your asphalt pavement and your lawn to deteriorate and age sooner, requiring some extra care and time to keep them at top quality. Here are two services you should consider hiring to maintain the appearance of these areas of your yard and landscaping for long-term quality.
8 June 2019
Landscape designers are not landscapers. Many people confuse those two career paths as both are related to creating an aesthetically pleasing landscape. Landscapers plant, mow, dig, and hoe. They do a lot of the "groundwork" to make a landscape come together. A landscape designer, on the other hand, designs how the landscape will look, and informs landscapers what to to plant and where. Why would you want to hire a landscape designer?
3 May 2018
Having to pull the grill onto the grass and trek across the lawn every time you want to cook something gets annoying. Why not create your own dedicated backyard grilling area? With a few basic DIY skills and the help of a friend or two, you can complete this project in the span of a weekend. Here's how. Install natural-stone pavers. Pouring a concrete pad would take too long. Here's a simpler idea: lay down a series of natural stone pavers to create a smooth, flat, heatproof area.
19 January 2017
Many people will schedule their lawn maintenance for the beginning of the day. By the time that the work day is over, all of the lawn care will be performed. While the beginning of the day is traditional, you may wish to wait until the sun starts to set before you get your lawn maintained. Here are a few reasons why you should set up appointments with your lawn care company at the end of the day.
10 January 2017
Water can be a real concern when you are installing a patio. You don't want water from rain or irrigation to pool on the patio, since this can weaken the materials or lead to unsightly moss growth. Collected water is even more of a problem on patios next to the home or garage, since the water can flow toward the building and cause foundation problems. The following design tips can help you avoid this issue.
29 September 2016
Gardening season in most areas of the country begins somewhere in mid-March to early-April. It ends when the flowers have died or gone to sleep, all the fruits and vegetables have been harvested and the rest of the plants have been through the first frost in the northern regions. If you plan to do your own landscaping in the coming year, you have to buy some of your landscaping supplies during gardening season.
6 September 2016