Tips For Building A Block Retaining Wall In Your Yard

Retaining walls can be as decorative as they are functional, and they're a great addition if you are looking for some added reinforcement in areas where your yard's elevation is inconsistent or you're concerned about soil erosion. If you have decided that you want to install a block wall for a retaining wall, it's important that you know the fundamentals for solid construction. Here's a look at what you need to know to build a block retaining wall that will provide stability and still look great. Read More 

Turn an Old Ladder into a Rustic Outdoor Plant Stand Instead

There are so many creative ways to display plants at multiple levels. One such way is with a ladder. Rather than spending money on buying a new ladder, you can use an old wooden ladder that you already own, and are considering throwing away, to bring rustic charm to your porch, patio, or garden area. This guide shows you how simple it is to transform a wooden ladder from a home improvement tool to an eye-catching landscaping item. Read More 

The Guilt-Free Yard: 5 Rules To Follow For Ethical Landscape Irrigation

People may hate you because your lawn is beautiful, but don't give them any other reason to give you the stink eye. Be a responsible sprinkler owner by following 5 simple rules: 1) If your sprinkler system runs on rainy days, you will be judged. If you don't want your sodden yard to be featured on social media, snapped while getting soaked by your noble irrigation system in the middle of a gray, stormy downpour, don't ever let your sprinklers run while it's raining. Read More 

3 Benefits Of Wildflowers In Your Landscape Design

The beginning phases of landscape design can be a little confusing, if you've never done it before. However, there are some easy ways to add color and interest to your landscape without spending a lot of money. One way to do that is by adding wildflowers in the front lawn or your backyard. This guide explains three benefits of adding wildflowers to your landscape. Benefit #1: Wildflowers Need Less Water Read More 

Experience The Benefits Of Power Washing Your Home

After you've cleaned the kitchen, scrubbed the bathroom and picked up your children's toys, cleaning the exterior of your home is probably the last thing on your mind. However, if you want to maintain your home and keep a pleasant curb appeal, paying attention to your home's exterior is equally important. One way that you can accomplish this goal is to have your home professionally power washed. In addition to making your home look better, residential power washing can extend a number of additional benefits to you. Read More