Create A Cottage Garden With A Retaining Wall
24 April 2017
If you have a sloped yard, you need a retaining wall for landscaping and maybe even for walking. You're not confined to a utility wall that stands apart from the rest of your landscaping, though. If you fancy a cottage-style garden, utilize the retaining wall as the centerpiece of your landscaping.
Start with a Stone Wall
A stone wall is one of the most traditional forms for retaining walls. Rustic stone walls are built without any mortar.
Create Your Own Organic Fertilizer For Your Residential Lawn
18 April 2017
A beautiful lawn is a key element of an attractive residence. To produce a thriving lawn, you must have consistent lawn care and fertilization. Here are some ways that you can make and use your own organic fertilizer to grow a thriving green lawn:
Build a Compost Pile
You can create your own natural fertilizer for your lawn with a simple composter. To build a composter, fence off an area of your lawn where you can pile up organic materials such as kitchen scraps, coffee grounds and tea leaves, dried leaves, garden clippings, and even shredded paper.
Starting a CSA? Helpful Hints to Reduce Weeds Without Chemicals or Extra Weeding Chores
12 April 2017
Starting a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) endeavor is a great way to offer healthier, locally grown vegetables, fruits, and other foods to consumers who may have previously had to rely on commercially grown options from their local supermarket. Since many commercial growers routinely use pesticides and other chemicals, health-conscious individuals can feel good about getting the foods they want and need from a local CSA, instead.
But weeds are not just a commercial grower problem, so CSA owners often find themselves overwhelmed with hand weeding chores while also trying to take care of the seeding, tilling, watering and harvesting chores.
Want to Grow Full Sun Plants in Your Backyard? Get Landscaping Help to Cut Down on Shade
6 April 2017
If you buy a brand-new home that is outfitted with custom features based on what you choose and are willing to pay for, you may end up with a landscape that already has the look and feel that you desire. But, buying a home from another homeowner means you will be inheriting what they have done. You could be presented with an empty backyard or one that has certain plants you may not particularly like.