Plan Your Landscape Design And Stock Up On The Materials You'll Need

It's never too soon to start planning your spring and summer landscaping projects. By starting early, your yard has a jump start on the growing season. Visit a landscape material supply center to get some ideas and check on the prices of materials you want to buy. Here are some materials you might need. Mulch No matter what type of landscaping you do, you'll probably need mulch if plants are involved.

5 Ways To Optimize Your Lawn Watering Schedule

The balance between providing enough water for a healthy lawn and wasting money and resources is a delicate one. How can you be sure your watering is providing just what the lawn needs when it needs it? Here are five tips to try. 1. Measure Sprinkler Output. Find out how much water your sprinkler system puts out by measuring it. This can be done relatively simply by what's known as the tuna can method—simply putting out small containers like tuna cans around the lawn and measuring what accumulates.

Fencing For Landscaping Purposes

There are many reasons why a homeowner may decide to have a fence installed around their home property. Some reasons include things like security, privacy, and containment. However, another common reason many install fencing is to enhance their landscape. This article will focus on fencing for the purpose of adding to, or complementing, the landscape around your home. Here is more on this topic: A picket fence can nicely decorate the yard

Landscaping Care Recommendations For Your Yard And Lawn

Your yard and lawn's landscaping provide a beautiful spread over your property, also promoting wildlife activity, creating oxygen, and protecting your soil against erosion. Just remember to take good care of your yard landscaping each spring and fall for the best health and growth of your yard year-round. Here are some recommendations to help you take the best care of your yard and its landscaping. Protect Your Lawn When spring begins to show its signs in your yard with new growth, there are also going to be weeds that germinate and sprout up between your landscaping plants.

Six Things You Shouldn't Do When It Comes To Irrigating Your Lawn Grass

Irrigating your grass is one of the most important things you need to do to keep your lawn looking great throughout the year. Unfortunately, homeowners sometimes adopt irrigation practices that aren't very good for their lawns. The following are six things you shouldn't do when it comes to irrigating your lawn grass.  Assuming you have to water daily regardless of the recent weather For best results, you should adapt your irrigation schedule to recent weather.