Laying the Sod Grass for New Lawns

Once your soil is prepared, you can get to the phase of installing the sod. To obtain the best results, lay the sod in spring or fall when the possibility of rainfall is higher, which helps your lawn to establish. Even though you can patch the bare spots in already installed lawns at any time of the year, with the exception that the land is not frozen. Should the weather be hot and dry, take...

Sod Versus Seed

Even though you can enjoy a quality lawn either with seed or sod and the site preparation for either of them is quite similar, there are some differences in buying, storing and maintaining them. Sod for soil stabilization eliminates both the seeding and mulching operations and it has its advantages regarding adequate cover and sediment control. However, compared to seed, sod is more difficult to obtain, transport, and store. Probably the most important factor is...

How to Make Your Own Landscaping Project

Fortunately, the resources for home landscaping are numerous; so your task is not to find possibilities, but prioritize and decide how do you want your home to look like and what you need for that. First of all, create a landscaping wish list. Ask your family members also what they would like to have around the house and put everything on paper. Types of gardens, a brick patio or wooden deck, a hedge, a swimming...

Landscaping on a Budget

To make your house the perfect place for you to live by landscaping needs some money and many times too much. But don’t think that you’ll go bankrupt after landscaping, as there are many methods to decrease the costs and the return on your investment will be for sure rewarding. First of all, you have to plan everything before you start buying. Make a detailed plan on how you want your yard and house to...

Solutions for Small Space Landscapes

Landscaping for small spaces takes a different approach from that used in large yards as you have to increase each element’s impact to the maximum level. Here are some practical tips for having a practical and eye-catching landscape on a small space: Consider using some professionals for hardscape. When you are dealing with a small space, any detail counts so bad job will stick out....