Create a Backyard Oasis of Peace

Your home is your castle, but it can be, at times, a loud and bustling place. During those times, when you need some quiet “me” time, there seems to be no place to go. Or is there?

The Basic of Sod Installation

A thick, healthy lawn is a great addition to the exterior of a home. It could be a stand-alone feature – an open green space to spend time in or it could be the foundation of an elaborate landscape. One of the most popular ways to quickly get the lawn you want is to use…

What Type of Landscaping Increases Home Value?

According to the National Association of Realtors (NAR), not only does great curb appeal equal money in the bank at closing, 276% of the cost of upkeep is recovered at the time of sale. This is serious money. Landscaping services not only make your home a beautiful place to live, but it also increases its…

What Are Some Good Landscaping Ideas for Small Yards?

A common misconception among people with small yards is that there is very little scope for landscaping and that anything they do will make the space seem crowded and so even smaller. They think keeping it bare and open will give it a bigger feel. The reality is that it will not. The key to…

Is Flagstone Good for a Walkway?

When it comes to walkways, the popular options are concrete, tiles or stone. Concrete has its advantages – it is flat, smooth, durable and, if done properly, neat, clean and well proportioned. It is the last part that many homeowners dislike. Being neat, clean and well proportioned can often end up looking sterile, characterless and…

Top Reasons Your Lawn Needs an Irrigation System

A lawn irrigation system may seem like a luxury for the average homeowner – unless he has a really big lawn. The reality, however, is that putting in a landscape irrigation system offers a host of benefits, and the cost, when all the advantages are factored in, is much less than most people think. The…

Discover the Importance of Gardens for your Family

More than 80% of Americans live and work in completely urban surroundings with little or no access to nature. Most, if not all, enjoy the comforts of urban life and would not willingly give it up. However, a great deal of research says that spending our lives surrounded by concrete and electronics takes a mental…