Cleaning And Maintaining Your Marble Patio
8 April 2016
From brick or stone to mulch or pea gravel, choosing a material for your patio floor can be overwhelming. However, the addition of this outdoor space is a smart investment for your family's function, home value, and overall appeal, so placing emphasis on the patio material and design is smart. While each material option offers its own benefits, marble is a unique selection that is becoming more and more popular for outdoor patio floors.
Why And How To Choose Artificial Grass For Your Outdoor Dog Run
12 May 2015
If you're a homeowner with one or more canine pets, you probably recognize the importance of keeping a pet-friendly yard with high-blade grass for comfortable play. While a natural grass lawn requires much maintenance and may cause issues for dog owners, a sensible solution is to install a dog run made from artificial or "fake" grass. There are several advantages to choosing synthetic grass for a dog run, including low maintenance and chemical free use.
2 Landscaping Temptations That Could Cause Trouble Later
5 May 2015
When you buy your first home, you might be excited about getting outside, rolling up your sleeves, and landscaping your own yard. After buying a few new trees and carefully selecting flowers, you might be more concerned about visual appeal than you are about the safety of your home. Unfortunately, giving in to these two landscaping temptations could cause trouble later:
1: Surrounding Your Home With Flowerbeds
Nobody likes the look of a boring, gray home foundation, so why not cover it up with a few nice bushes or some attractive flowers?
How To Prune Overgrown Lilacs
29 April 2015
If you are fortunate enough to have lilacs (Syringa vulgaris) on your property, you already know that these spring-blooming flowers release a heady, sweet scent that perfumes the night air. What you may not know is that without regular trimming or pruning your lilac bushes can become overgrown and gradually produce fewer blooms. Knowing when and how to prune them is important to keeping them healthy and producing abundant blooms.