Bee-Utiful Ideas For Creating A Pollinator Garden

Bees make the world go 'round.  In fact, bees are responsible for 80 percent of the pollination in the world.  Furthermore, honey bees pollinate 1/3 of all fruits and vegetables.  Without bees and other pollinators, such as butterflies, moths, and hummingbirds, supermarkets would have a much smaller produce section.  If you want to help encourage pollination and healthy food production, you can start a pollinator garden in your own backyard.   Read More 

How To Improve The Drainage Around Your Home By Installing A Trench

Poor drainage around your foundation can cause serious property damage.  If water is pooling around the edges of the house or you see constantly boggy areas, it's important to deflect the water away from the house so that it can safely drain without flooding and damaging your home.  Here is how to improve the drainage around your home by installing a trench. Materials Needed Gravel Shovel Perforated drainage pipe Topsoil Landscaping fabric material Rake Grass seed or sod Installation Process Read More 

Landscaping Troubles: Dealing With Drainage Issues

If your landscape is not designed with an effective drainage system, you could find yourself dealing with puddles in the middle of your lawn, drowning plants, and even water backing up into your home. Thankfully, while there problems may appear severe, they can often be fixed relatively easily. Below you will learn more about a few of the most common landscape draining issues and what can be done to repair them. Read More 

Four Things You May Want To Consider For Replanting Trees After Storm Damage Removal

In many areas of the country, extreme weather can cause extensive damage to property. Sometimes, storms can cause trees to fall and need removal. If you have had valuable old trees around your home, you may want to replant new trees in their place. This is something that can take time and careful planning. There is also the option of planting well-established trees, growing from seeds or using saplings to replant your trees. Read More 

Landscaping Makeover: 4 Ways You Can Blend Water Features Into Your Outdoor Designs

If you have outdoor living space for your home with a garden area, you may want to incorporate water features. This can be something as simple as a fountain, or you may want to have a more natural look with a pond, stream and aquatic garden area. Blending the natural features in with the outdoor space can sometimes be a difficult task to accomplish. Here are some ways you may want to consider to blend water features into your outdoor living space: Read More