Archive for the ‘Landscape Design’ Category
Have you had enough of the pollen this year? If you are among the nearly one-third of Americans who are allergic to pollen, you may find it hard to even be outside, much less enjoy your own yard due to the “yellow curse” that occurs from March to April each year in Georgia. While the height of pollen season is thankfully coming to a close for 2019, it is wise to consider what you can do to make your spring allergies more tolerable next year.
Beyond taking allergy medicine, you can also help manage your symptoms by touching up your landscape. Here are a few tips to reduce the yellow haze in your backyard next spring and help yourself breathe a little easier: continue reading
If you own a business or manage a commercial property, your landscape is your first chance to make a good impression. In fact, you can reap significant value by properly investing in your landscape design and maintenance. Not only does a well-maintained landscape reflect positively on your business, but it can also remove hazards and liability issues that you may have with your patrons or clients.
Commercial Landscape Maintenance – Stay On Your Toes!
Just like your residential landscape, your commercial landscape demands year-round maintenance tasks. However, commercial landscaping also involves some extra attention and care. For example, business landscapes often involve more hardscaping, seasonal flower beds, bushes and trees to maintain. In addition, you’ll need to also care for areas around property signs, sidewalks, parking lots and more. Unlike your residential property where you can afford to slack off on your lawn care efforts or put off that trimming or mowing for a few days, you don’t have as much flexibility with business landscape. You never want your visitors or customers to be the first to notice weeds in your flower bed or long grass along the entryway. continue reading
When trying to design the ideal landscape for your home, there are many elements to consider. However, as you select your turf, flower bed design and tree arrangement, don’t forget about hardscape ideas that can create a valued outdoor living space. One of the most unused yet highly beneficial hardscapes is a flagstone patio. This unique and versatile natural stone can not only add beauty to your overall landscape and existing hardscapes, but it is also durable enough to stand the test of time.
Whether you are getting ready to sell your home or simply want to keep up with the retired couple next door, a landscape facelift can be your answer to an envious yard and better home value. You don’t have to spend your savings or muscle through hours of yard work to boost your home’s curb appeal. In fact, there are some very simple landscaping projects that can go a long way towards a more attractive front yard: continue reading
Every living thing has a life cycle. Depending on the size and type of material planted, a well-designed landscape can typically grow and mature for about 5-7 years before it needs to be adjusted or upgraded. While you can’t expect your plants to last forever, there are some things you can do to extend its life cycle. In fact, your lawn care in the first 1-2 years after your initial landscape installation is the most critical to its long-term success. Regardless of how big or lavish your landscape is, it’s life expectancy depends on three main elements – pruning, fertilization and irrigation. continue reading