Gardening

A Beginner’s Guide to Landscaping on a Budge

Landscaping doesn't have to cost thousands of dollars. Here are 8 ways to rein in a landscaping budget. 1. Do it yourself. Whether it is digging and laying a mulch path, mowing the lawn or fertilizing it, you will save hundreds of dollars and learn more about gardening if you...
Gardening

How to Hire a Landscaper

Hired help for landscaping projects, whether it is professional advice or just a strong pair of hands, will certainly make the job of the busy gardener easier. However, pitfalls can lie ahead for the unwary, so it is best to prepare yourself properly first. Finding A Landscaper Whatever type of...
Gardening

Adding Lacebark Pine to a Landscape

Lace bark pine is a multi trunked evergreen tree native to China that is grown primarily for its colorful peeling bark.The grey outer bark flakes off in irregular patches, revealing blotches of cream, purple, yellow, and green. This marbled pattern is framed by the rigid, gray-green, 2-4 in (5.1-10.2 cm)...
Gardening

Sloping Yard Landscaping Ideas

Many front gardens have a gradient, which makes mowing a lawn impractical. Here we'll llook at some easy landscaping ideas for a sloped site. Ground-Cover Plants An easy, low-maintenance alternative is to carpet the slope with easy-care ground-cover plants. Create a Rockery Alternatively, you can create a rockery on the...
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