Landscaping over a wet area in the yard can be challenging. Often, these areas are low-lying, so water tends to accumulate and lead to soggy soil conditions. Mud and moss undermine anything you try to plant in the spot. Fortunately, there are ways to work a wet, low area into your design so that it is both attractive and low maintenance. The following ideas can help. Idea #1: Improve the drainage
If you are like many homeowners, you may not give your landscape trees much thought as long as they appear healthy and put on a full canopy of leaves each year. While it's true that healthy trees are relatively low maintenance, they aren't necessarily no maintenance. The following are some signs that it's time to trim your trees. Sign #1: Branches are touching the house When tree branches grow long enough that they scrape against the siding or rest on the roof, both the tree and the home is in danger.
If you have a patio, there's a good chance that you want to get as much use out of it as possible. This means making sure that it is well lit enough to use at night for gatherings and other events. Here are some tips for lighting your patio so that it is charming and functional. 1. Invest in Solar Powered String Lights If you have a patio that gets a lot of direct sunlight during the day, invest in string lights that are solar powered.
Transform Your Lawn From One That Is Filled With Weeds And Bare Patches Into One That Contains Uniform Blades Of Lush Grass
If you recently purchased a home that is surrounded by a yard filled with weeds and sparsely covered sections of grass, transform the landscape from one that is unappealing into one that is filled with uniform blades of lush grass by completing the steps below. Once you have acquired a yard that you are proud of, install a decorative border around it to enhance your work of art. Materials herbicide garden gloves weed pulling tool trash bag lawn tiller rake shovel soil seed spreader grass seed sprinkler system flat paving stones measuring tape Eliminate Weeds And Level The Ground
Your landscape requires a certain amount of water to flourish. Unfortunately, water is a resource that is in short supply in some parts of the country. Common watering systems like lawn sprinklers waste a lot of water through evaporation and misdirection. If you're interested in keep your landscape healthy while still managing your water supply in an eco-friendly way, consider installing a drip irrigation system. How Drip Irrigation Works Drip irrigation is different than common watering methods like sprinklers because the water avoids evaporation and misdirection.