Keeping the lawn healthy and thriving through severe winter weather is a problem that Canadian homeowners face each fall. If you are one of these homeowners, you already know that the health and appearance your lawn offers next summer is likely to be impacted by any severe weather conditions that occur this winter. Excessive amounts of snow and ice or periods of below average temperatures can stress or even kill grass that has not been properly prepared.
Face it, that cement retaining wall just does nothing for your backyard landscaping. Why not take that ho-hum length of cement and turn it into something that is pleasing to look at? Below are three ways to make your retaining wall stand out: Forget the Cement, Go Natural Natural stone pavers are a colourful way to add texture and visual interest to a retaining wall. The easiest method is to leave the existing wall up and stack the pavers in front of it, which also adds another layer of protection.
Many people don't realize it, but an irrigation system can actually help you conserve water while keeping your lawn nice and green. However, if your irrigation system has a problem, it can cause elevated water bills. If you have recently noticed that your water bills have been high, there is a chance that there is a problem with your system. These are a few things that could be causing higher water bills.
If your land is sloped and you want to plant trees, you need to be careful about the types of trees you choose to plant. Not all trees have strong enough root systems to handle growing on sloped land. Choose the wrong type of tree, and it may not survive at all – or it may grow in a crooked shape. Here's a look at three types of trees that do grow well on sloped land.
When you look out the windows of your home, are you pleased with what you see? Do you spend as much time outside as you would like, or do you hide indoors because you feel no joy when you are out in your yard? If your yard is too bland to enjoy, it is time for you to do something about it. Go to my site to find some easy ways to improve the environment around your home using basic landscaping techniques. Hopefully, you will be able to create the outdoor getaway that you need to really enjoy going outside at your home.