container gardening

Tips and Benefits: Creating a Container Garden

A common misconception is that beautiful gardens are only for those with large yards or a lot of space. The truth? It’s entirely possible to have a flower or food garden that you can enjoy year-round, no matter how much space you have.

These days, people are becoming more creative with small spaces, bringing the wonders of nature indoors or onto small patios with dedicated container gardens. Keep reading to find out everything you need to know to get started with this growing trend.

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Creating a Tiered Backyard

Creating a tiered backyard is a beautiful and functional way to customize the outside of your home. It gives a very real and almost castle like impression of the landscaping and can section off different themes of the yard. There are many different formats and materials that can be used to accomplish the specific goal of the homeowner. The terrain of the land, budget, and other parameters should be considered before committing to a yard reformation.

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Solving a Drainage Problem

Homes That May Have Drainage Issues Looking around at all of the neighborhoods in the area can give you a good idea of which property owners have drainage problems and which do not. Water that stays collected on different points throughout a property is a good indicator that the property owner may be facing a…

rain garden

Design and Build a Rain Garden

With summer on the way, you can expect a lot of hot days, ice cream, pool trips, and rainstorms. Because of how hot it can get in the summer, thunderstorms can happen multiple times in a month in some areas. Because of this, your rain gutters usually work over time from June to August. Although…

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Converting Your Existing Halogen Outdoor Lighting System to a More Efficient LED Outdoor Lighting System

There is nothing more satisfying than enjoying your beautifully designed outdoor space and knowing that you’re saving money while doing so. Replacing your existing outdoor bulbs with an energy efficient LED lighting system will not only illuminate your outdoor space like you’ve never seen it before, but it will also turn your outdoor escape into an energy saving oasis.

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Enhancing Your Landscape with Seasonal Color

While it has long been used by commercial property owners as a way to improve the visual appeal of their property, seasonal color landscaping has recently become very popular among homeowners as well. The opportunity to bring a new level of aesthetics to their property is something that many homeowners are taking note of.