“When Should I Irrigate My Lawn?”

Watering your lawn could be such a chore, but the worst thing you can do is forget to water and eventually kill your grass. You wouldn’t want to lose the splendor of a fresh green glass. Not only does it have a calming effect on the eyes but it also helps absorb water to avoid floods from rains. So when should you irrigate your lawn? Well, that actually depends where you live. Do you live...

Removing Sod for Greener Pastures

Thinking of turning your lawn into something special? Dreaming of starting a flowerbed or growing your very own herb garden? Or would you want to build a mini aviary with your very own bird bath? How about creating a walk way? Removing sod can be very labor-intensive and expensive if you pay someone to do it for you. But if you want to give the green grass a heave-ho, there is a way to skin...

Interview: John Black of Verdance Design

Recently we had the opportunity to interview blogger and principal of Verdance Design, John Black.  John has been doing residential landscaping for 8 years, and he runs a great blog that bring great information to his readers.  We asked him some questions about landscaping and some tips to help you out.  Check out the interview below. Make sure you get a chance to check out his landscaping blog! =) John’s studio web site: http://www.verdancedesign.com/ My...

The Basics of Landscaping Your Home

The landscape of a yard can make the price of a real estate go up or down. The fact that a house has a garden or a yard already adds value in itself but having a badly made garden can actually horrify potential buyers. So how does one landscape a home? Well, landscape architects will always insist on having them on board before a home is built. But it’s mostly because they also want first...

Irrigation is Like Breathing to Plants

Irrigation is like drinking to humans. You do get the point? Growing a garden without irrigation isn’t growing one at all. It’s actually leaving your plants to dry up from the heat. Unless rainstorms can shower your garden every morning, the weather is not reliable enough to keep your garden alive. One of the most important things to consider when aspiring to start and maintain a garden, vegetable patch or flower bed, is to know...