Is your garden a little lackluster lately? Have you tried a few different ways to coax your flowers back to life with no success?
You're probably overlooking one small but often-missed step in your gardening routine. One that can spell the difference between a garden bursting with color and life, and one that's sad and dull.
The answer to your problem, and the key to a vibrant garden, is mulch.
Mulch not only conserves nutritious soil but also prevents weed growth and strengthens the fertility of your garden. There are many different types of mulch in both organic and non-organic categories.
But how is the average home gardener supposed to know what's right for them? Let's explore a few different categories to help determine what the best type of mulch for you is.
Do you dream of a beautiful, perfect-looking lawn with practically no maintenance requirements? You’re not alone!
This is one of the reasons why the demand for artificial turf has exploded in some residential areas. You may not have considered artificial turf installation, but once you’ve weighed the advantages and disadvantages of artificial turf, you might decide it’s worth exploring. Let’s take a look.
Are you frustrated with the way your yard looks? It's a common problem!
If you’ve been taking care of by watering, fertilizing, and mowing but it still looks sad, your lawn watering schedule could be to blame! That’s right, the time of day you water makes a real difference.
So, when is the best time to water your lawn? Stick with us and you’ll quickly know the answer!
If you have a tree on your property, you want to keep it safe and healthy. If you're seeing exposed tree roots, your tree may need some help.
Are you wondering if exposed tree roots could be the sign of a problem? If so, you've come to the right place. You might be concerned that seeing roots above ground means your tree is unhealthy, but the good news is that you can help solve this problem if you know what to do.
Curious to learn more? Keep reading to find out what you can do about exposed tree roots!
Summer is the perfect time to transplant your shrubs in order to make the best of your landscape design. But if you've never done it before it can feel intimidating.
Read on for our comprehensive 4 step guide on transplanting shrubs in your own yard.
Did you know that Houston is home to over 33 million
You might think of cowboys and oil refineries when you think of Texas, but the Lone Star state is home to some of America's largest urban forests.
But if you want to add to the towering urban canopy by planting your own tree, knowing when and what to plant can be daunting if horticulture isn't your trade.
But not to worry, here's everything you need to know about the best time to plant trees in Houston.
Start saving money and learn how to harvest rainwater in the Lone Star State. Many save rainwater for a free and simple option to water the lawn and plants. It sounds like a great method of being resourceful, but is collecting rainwater illegal in Texas?
Having a succulent in your home has become a staple over the years and most people have them on bookcases and window sills because they make any room look cool. What most people don't know is that succulents can even grow in your garden.
Succulents can grow in just about any climate, but they flourish in a little sunshine and warm weather.
Keep reading to find out how to care for succulents in your outdoor space.
No one wants weeds in their yard or garden, but no one wants to use dangerous chemicals, either. Learn how to kill weeds naturally in this post.
There are over 8,000 species of weeds in the world. Some of them cause allergies, some of them invade our gardens, and others can be dangerous. With that being said, no one wants to use a potentially harmful chemical to manage weeds.
There are other options though! Using a natural weed killer is a safe and simple way to manage weeds. We are going to show you just how to kill weeds naturally with these 5 effective tips and tricks. So, put down those harsh weed killers and read up on these natural ways to kill weeds!
The best additions to your home are those that can be stylish while providing benefits to your living situation. Here are the reasons why your backyard needs a pond.
There are a lot of awesome ways to increase your property value, but adding a pond to your yard is one of the best. While some people hotly debate whether or not this is the case, the general consensus among professionals is that having a clean and well-maintained pond does wonders for spiking the value of your home.
You're probably wondering, then, how a pond in your backyard can be built and maintained. It may sound impossible at first, but it truly isn't- in fact, ponds are a ton of fun and an amazing way to create a natural environment.
Read on to learn five reasons a pond is a perfect addition to your outdoor living space!
Any homeowner can tell you landscaping design matters, but what matters most in landscaping design? There are so many elements and decisions to be made during a landscaping project that it’s easy to get lost in the process. You can get so bogged down in small details and endless possibilities that things don’t turn out quite as expected or major components get overlooked.
We’re here to help you stay focused and get the landscaping design you always dreamed of. Below are three things that many experts and homeowners consider to be what matters most in landscaping design.
When you’re creating a solid surface out in your yard there are several options that immediately come to mind. Three of the most common options are concrete, wood or vinyl decking and pavers.
Pavers are growing in popularity among Houston homeowners for a few really good reasons. For starters, there’s less maintenance involved compared to decking. Concrete gets stained easily and can fracture causing unsightly cracks that are costly to repair.
These issues are not a problem with pavers Pavers are extremely durable. Plus, you have more finish options.
You can DIY a paver installation, but it may be a project that’s best left to a professional, especially if you want to do a design or intricate pattern. If you go the professional route for a driveway or patio project here are the three essential steps to getting pavers installed.
Searching for a great landscaper these days isn’t easy. But, if you know what questions to ask, you’ll be amazed at how quickly you find the perfect specialist for your project. With a few simple tips, you’ll make a decision with confidence. We caught up with a local landscape expert to get some insight on hiring the right professional for your surroundings.
Now that the fall back time change has happened you’re probably missing that extra hour of daylight. But there’s a silver lining - your outdoor lighting gets a little more time to shine. The only problem is you haven’t invested in outdoor lighting yet.
Keep reading to learn about five benefits that will get you excited about outdoor lighting.
Landscaping design is an investment just like any other home improvement project. And like other projects, who you hire to do the work can impact your return on investment, not to mention how the finished product looks.
Let’s make sure you team up with the perfect landscape design company. Here are a few of our top tips for finding the best company for your project.
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Over the years we have developed a professional relationship with the trades and craftsmen it takes to complete a project. Our contractors provide the highest quality craftsmanship at a fair price.
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