What Is Polymeric Sand?

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Though it's a very useful product for property owners with paver patios, many people have never heard of polymeric sand. Knowing what polymeric sand is, what it can do for your paver patio and how to install it can help you take care of your patio this summer. What is polymeric sand? Polymeric sand is a product made of silica and other additives. When used to fill the joints between patio pavers, polymeric sand binds together to form a tough binding agent.

29 June 2016

Tips For Using Your Sprinkler System Effectively

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A sprinkler system can save your yard and keep it looking robustly green all throughout the year. Since it takes the guesswork out of keeping the grass watered and also eliminates the hassle of the hose method, having a sprinkler system can be a homeowner's best friend. What a lot of people don't know is that having a sprinkler system can even reduce the amount of water you need to use on your lawn, which can result in financial savings on the water bill.

29 May 2016

3 Reasons Your Landscaping Contractor May Disagree With What You Want

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You've done your homework, know what plants and features you want in your landscape, and have even sketched out a tentative plan to give your contractor. You show it to him and he immediately tries to sell you on something completely different. He's not just being perverse; there are usually legitimate reasons for his recommendations. Your Plan Does Not Comply With Codes or HOA Guidelines First and foremost, the law must be obeyed.

11 April 2016

Three Reasons Why You Would Want To Use Hydroseeding To Jumpstart Your Growing Season

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Whether you are trying to grow an entire yard of new grass, a bumper crop of feed corn or a garden of wildflowers, you probably want to get your seeds in the ground as soon as possible. Sometimes the best-laid planting plans do not always work out. That is when hydroseeding may be an effective option. Here are three reasons why you would want to use hydroseeding to jumpstart your growing season this year.

21 February 2016

Creating A Bird-Friendly Back Yard

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If you enjoy sitting on your porch and watching the birds come and go to the feeder and water dish, then create a bird-friendly yard to draw more feathered visitors. With a little landscaping and a variety of feeder types and seeds, you'll have a constant stream of guests as they eat, drink, bathe and perch right in front of you. Here are some project ideas to get you started on your back yard bird haven.

17 December 2015

Got Beach? 4 Ways To Create A Coastal-Themed Backyard

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Whether your home lies on the coast or you just want to create the feeling of being there, a coastal yard design can be a lot of fun and a great way to enjoy nice weather. But how can you create such a design in your own yard? Here are 4 ideas to get you started. Be Inspired by the Ocean Light-colored gravel provides a good base for a garden that resembles the sea itself.

17 December 2015

4 Reasons You Need To Hire A Landscaping Team

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If you have yet to pay for landscaping services, now is the time to do consider doing so. A landscaping team can help with tasks including leaf collection, weed removal, landscape design and lawn mowing services. Many individuals and families find that their lives are greatly improved after investing in this service. Take a look at the following information to better understand the reasons as to why you should hire a landscaper.

17 December 2015