30. June 2014 · Comments Off · Categories: Landscape Architecture
Many people decide they want to make their lawn look better by using a landscaping service. There are definitely some services that are more popular than others. Everyone has a lawn that they might need mowed, whereas not as many people will want a pond or waterfall installed in their front yard. Here are a list of the top five most popular landscaping services, what they are and why you might need them or want to consider having them done to your yard. Mowing: This is one of the top landscaping Read more [...]
30. June 2014 · Comments Off · Categories: Landscape Architecture
Any homeowner who has spent hours on weekends taking care of their landscaping will agree that weeds are the one enemy they never seem to defeat. Hundreds of weed seeds lie dormant in the soil in your yard, waiting for the right moment to sprout and create an eyesore in your otherwise manicured landscaping. You could spend large amounts of money on weed spray and spend hours coating your landscaping in chemicals, but there are other, arguably more effective ways to control those weeds you so adamantly Read more [...]
30. June 2014 · Comments Off · Categories: Landscape Architecture
Concrete landscaping installation is no easy task to take on if you plan on doing it yourself. Don’t expect it to happen quickly, especially if you want it done well. If you’re looking to save some money, though, and maybe get a little handyman experience then DIY concrete installation is right up your alley. Just don’t expect it to occur quickly. *Insider’s tip: If you want your concrete landscape installed quickly and correctly then call a professional. They have the manpower and the expertise. Read more [...]
24. June 2014 · Comments Off · Categories: Gardening
In today’s day and age, more and more people are turning to do-it-yourself techniques in all areas of the home, not just the backyard. With resources like Pinterest, YouTube, and Google, it is relatively easy to find a tutorial or idea that will help you decorate your living room or unclog the drain. Landscaping may be fairly foreign and scary to beginners, but there are things you can do to make your ideas into a reality in a manageable way. All it takes is a few tips from the experts. Put a Read more [...]
24. June 2014 · Comments Off · Categories: Gardening
Removing a tree requires great responsibility, awareness and research. Responsibility is essential because it’s such a dangerous task to fulfill and can put people and expensive property at risk. This is why you need to be fully aware whenever you attempt to remove a tree. If you’ve never done it before, please make sure to research what you’re doing first. There are too many videos online where cutting down a tree goes wrong. And I’m assuming you don’t want to be the next epic failure Read more [...]
28. April 2014 · Comments Off · Categories: Gardening
Renovating a home is an exciting process. It will allow you to personalize your home with the features and amenities you desire with the style and design you prefer. For many homeowners, a renovation process involves adding eco-friendly choices to their home in order to help the environment and reduce energy waste and costs. Here are some great, green renovations you should consider for an eco-friendly home. The first thing you should think about when doing an eco-friendly renovation is how you Read more [...]
22. April 2014 · Comments Off · Categories: Urban Planning
Conservatories are hugely popular – with the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge the most high-profile public figures to reportedly receive planning permission for one at their future home, according to the BBC. Creating one of these great additional rooms isn’t as difficult as what you might think either. There are just a few things needed to create your conservatory, and (of course) your time, patience and devotion to the project. You’ll certainly need some construction experience too – this Read more [...]
11. April 2014 · Comments Off · Categories: Landscape Architecture
Designing your backyard, allows you to mesh the comfort and style of the inside of your home with the natural calm of the outdoors. This extends your living space and lets you have a wonderful spot to entertain, garden and relax. While most people consider landscaping, involving plants, trees and shrubs, you can also further enhance your outdoor living space with hardscaping. Hardscaping involves the things in your yard that are not plants. Here are 5 DIY hardscaping design tips for homeowners. Create Read more [...]
09. April 2014 · Comments Off · Categories: Gardening
There are many ways to design and landscape your garden, so much so that sometimes the options can be positively puzzling. One of the first key questions you need to answer is what kind of flooring you want to feature outdoors. There are a plethora of choices, each with their own benefits and setbacks. Here is a quick lowdown of the main types of garden flooring and the pros and cons of each. Stone Stone flooring that is natural, concrete or brick is a popular choice for many gardeners. The colours Read more [...]
03. April 2014 · Comments Off · Categories: General
With the spring already here and the coming summer, a lot of bugs and pests will be emerging from their nests, pupas and hiding places. Many of them will be creeping and crawling around your home - in your bed, under your cabinets, in your food, and on your pets. If you live in an area that is particularly prone to pests, now is the time to start thinking of ways to exterminate them. However, one of the most important pest control tips is that there is a wrong way and right way to eradicate pests. Read more [...]