Maintenance Tips For Lawn Sprinklers

Are you thinking about having sprinklers installed in your lawn? Are you trying to find out what sort of maintenance will be required, to better decide whether or not this is something you want? Although owning a sprinkler system is going to be easier on your back than hauling around a heavy garden hose, there are still a few things that need to be done. Check with your maintenance company for a precise list, but here are some of the most common things that need to be done: [Read More]

Growing Apple Trees? Invest In Landscaping To Protect The Wood From Pests

As long as you do not mind maintaining your plants, having apple trees is an enormous perk. But, fruit trees are some of the most popular plants for attracting pests, so it makes sense to deal with them. While there is a long list of pests, some that you may want to focus on are aphids, caterpillars, and cicadas. These critters are the ones that will focus on damaging the wood of your apple trees. [Read More]

Tips For Growing A Cutting Garden

The perfect cutting garden provides you with at least three seasons of fresh flowers when planned properly. Not only will these gardens look beautiful in the landscape, they will also lend themselves well to bouquets and arrangements indoors. The following tips can help you create the perfect cutting garden.    Tip #1: Start with backbone plants Shrubs and tall-growing flowers provide the best backbones to a cutting garden. These will provide greenery from spring through fall, providing a backdrop to the parade of flowers and filling in when blooms are sparse. [Read More]

Create A Country Garden In Your Backyard's Landscaping

If you have a bare space in your backyard that could really use some attention, now is the time to start planning your project. A country garden gives off an old-fashioned vibe reminiscent of what your grandparents showcased years ago. Creating a country garden in your backyard space can be done by creating the right soil environment and incorporating the right plants. Here are a few tips that you can use to get your country garden off to the right start. [Read More]