Have you wondered how you could make your yard not only a nice tranquil place for you, but also for your dog? Here are some ideas to help make your yard a better place for you and your dog. A Fence for Privacy and Safety A fence not only provides privacy, but it also adds… [Read More]
What To Do When Your Cincinnati / Northern Kentucky Retaining Wall Needs To Be More Than 3-4 Foot Tall?
Retain walls can be pretty and can add texture and elevation to your landscaping designs but most of the time they are created to hold back soil and sometimes water. They are made from a variety of materials such as, cut stone, natural stone, wood, or brick and add a tiered effect to a landscaping design in… [Read More]
Many people ask if they should bag or mulch their grass clippings. Mulching your grass clippings is going to be best whenever possible. It will help save you money, help save the environment, and help your grass be greener. Mulching Makes Grass Greener A study over several years shown that clippings from lawns contain 46%-59%… [Read More]
Cincinnati / Northern Kentucky Landscaping Tips – Landscaping Design Mistakes to Avoid in Your Front Yard!
What you don’t know about trees, plants, and grass CAN hurt your curb appeal and the value of your house. The following mistakes are the ones we see homeowners making year after year… Lack of Proper Planning Many homeowners just rush into planting things here and there without a plan. A proper plan will require that… [Read More]
There are some routine tasks that you can undertake each fall and winter to make sure your trees are ready for the spring. Reduce Next Year’s Pest by Spraying Oil Insects and mites love to live and lay eggs in the cracks of bark, on twigs, and pine needles. You can spray trees with horticultural oil in… [Read More]
Are you tired of seeing weeds in your yard? Have you ever wondered why they keeping coming back no matter what you do? Tired of pulling them out? Tired of using weed killers and seeing the weeds still return? The following reasons are why you are struggling…. Wrong Weed Control Solutions Most types of weed… [Read More]
You and your neighbor both share the same climate and you both water them the same, so why is their lawn greener than yours? There are reasons why this happens and they can be fixed so that your lawn is as green as the house next door. Don’t Cut Your Lawn Too Low If you… [Read More]
Everyone wants to have a great lawn but not everyone is willing to to invest time it takes to have one. Below are some of the fall and winter tips to insure your lawn bounces back next spring and is healthy before the summer hits. Don’t Trim Your Grass Too Aggressively Make sure to stay consistent… [Read More]
Is your lawn uneven? Do you have holes or dips in your lawn just looking to turn someone’s ankle? If so, the following tips will help you get the level lawn that you’ve always wanted. The Good news is that getting your lawn to be level isn’t so hard. You’ll Need the Following Equipment Square-nosed… [Read More]
Landscaping additions will boosts your curb appeal and your property value. The more mature your trees and plants are, the more your landscaping will affect the value of your home. A University of Michigan study found that consumers value a landscaped home 11.3 percent more than a home without good landscaping. SmartMoney.com states that hedges alone raise… [Read More]