When starting a new lawn from scratch (or digging up and replacing old, unhealthy grass), your two main options are planting grass from seed or laying down sod. While both methods have advantages and disadvantages, laying sod is often the best option for homeowners who want quick, beautiful results. Here are four great reasons to opt for laying sod: Sod Offers (Almost) Instant Gratification As long as your soil was properly prepared and your sod is watered adequately (both ideally taking place under the guidance of an experienced landscaping company), your new sod should take root and become an established yard within 10-14 days.
A retaining wall is necessary on your property if you have any uneven or sloped areas that you want to smooth out. Furthermore, these can be utilitarian while also improving your home's overall curb appeal. First, make a decision about the right type of retaining wall for your property: Mortar-less walls are rustic and look great in a garden. Dry-stacked walls are a popular DIY choice, often made from fieldstone.
If your yard has a hill or a slope, you likely have encountered issues with providing enough moisture to the grass or landscape plants at the top of the slope. The problem is due to simple drainage – water flows downhill, which means it's constantly flowing away from the plants that are growing in this very exposed area. Fortunately, there are ways to counteract the issue, as the following tips will show.
Spring is a breathtakingly beautiful time of the year. During this special season, I adore looking at the beautiful trees, shrubs, and flowers in my front and back yards. Perhaps you want to enhance the appearance of your outdoor property this spring. Consider hiring a professional landscaper to help you accomplish this important task. An expert landscaper can plant fruit trees in your space. For instance, you might want this individual to plant apple, pear, peach, or orange trees on your property. You may also wish for this professional to plant attractive shrubs in front of your home. On this blog, I hope you will discover how a landscaper can help you have a spectacular spring. Enjoy!