The new year is here, and it is time to look forward to the arrival of spring, which may not be too far off depending on your location in the United States. With spring on the horizon, you can start to look outside of your home and into your yard to prepare for yard clean up and lawn care practices. Here are some recommendations you can implement this spring to take care of your lawn in a proper manner.
Sod is one of the quickest ways to go from a bare yard to a completed landscape, but it does require more of an initial investment compared to seeding a lawn. You can ensure that you don't waste any cash on your sod installation by implementing the following tips. 1. Take Proper Measurements A sure way to spend more money on sod installation is to buy more than you need. Excess sod typically can't be returned, so if you have nowhere to use up the extra then you are stuck with it.
Your yard's sprinkler system keeps your lawn and any surrounding vegetation watered all season of heat and drought. But for your sprinklers to do their job, the entire system needs to remain in good repair to stay on top of breaks and problems in the system. Here are some tips to help you make repairs to your sprinkler system to keep it running well all season long. Watch For Problems
When you hear the word "hardscape," what comes to mind? Most people think of grand properties with large, sprawling staircases, retaining walls, and pool areas. But really, this is extensive and expensive hardscaping. If you have a smaller budget, here are a few hardscaping elements that are more realistic to incorporate. Stone Staircases If you have a small hill in your yard, one option is to have a stone staircase built into that hill.
Before construction can begin on any type of building, there is one very important function that must be performed in order to evaluate the strength of the soil. That function is called soil stabilization. When carried out, the results of pre-construction soil stabilization verifies that soil stabilization has been established at the proposed site. This testing of soil guarantees that construction on the landscape pad will accommodate the safe construction of a reliable building foundation and the building itself as the building process evolves.