Lovely and Luxurious Landscaping Ideas

Don’t Make These Mistakes After Having New Turf Installed

Posted by on Jul 29, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Don’t Make These Mistakes After Having New Turf Installed

New turf can be a great choice for any new construction or for lawns that just don’t seem to grow healthy, as you have a fresh new lawn in the time it takes to unroll that turf and put it into place. While new turf may look healthy and green and may feel very strong under your feet, note that it does need a bit of care for it to take root and stay strong; this is especially true in the first few weeks after it’s been installed. Note a few mistakes to avoid after having new turf installed so your lawn always looks its best....

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Three Ideas for Reducing Pollution From Rain Runoff in Your Development

Posted by on Jul 19, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Three Ideas for Reducing Pollution From Rain Runoff in Your Development

When you are developing a plot of land, there are so many elements you need to keep in mind. However, one thing you should certainly consider is how your development engages with the surrounding environment. In particular, you want to think carefully about rain runoff and its potential to cause issues such as polluting nearby streams, eroding their banks, causing floods or creating other issues. There are several things you can do to minimise these threats, but here are some ideas you should consider: 1. Maintain as much vegetation cover as...

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Tips To Help You Prevent Concrete Spalling On Your Hardscape

Posted by on Jul 8, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Tips To Help You Prevent Concrete Spalling On Your Hardscape

Concrete spalling or flaking is one of the most common challenges people experience when concreting. Understanding the causes of spalling and how to prevent it helps in building a crack-free hardscape. Below are concreting tips to help you prevent spalling when building your outdoors hardscape. Proper Concrete Mixing Failure to maintain the right consistency of the concrete mix is one major cause of spalling. So make sure you follow the instructions on the concrete materials to the letter. Otherwise, if you don’t have confidence in your...

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Tips on Designing an Attractive and Functional Lawn Space

Posted by on Jun 20, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Tips on Designing an Attractive and Functional Lawn Space

Lawns are often the central and largest functional feature in most landscapes and gardens. Their design and layout contribute significantly to the outdoor look and feel. When planning your lawn, you don’t have to go with the traditional design that takes a lot of time to be mowed, weeded, fertilized, and watered. Think about creating an attractive and functional lawn that will be easier to maintain while retaining its curb appeal. To achieve this, here are some useful tips. Give your lawn shape Shaping a lawn is a step that should be...

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3 Tips for Reducing Your Lawn Maintenance without Switching to Concrete or Artificial Turf

Posted by on Jun 15, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 3 Tips for Reducing Your Lawn Maintenance without Switching to Concrete or Artificial Turf

Do you love your garden but hate the work it takes? If you deal with the mowing and fertilising yourself, it can take it’s toll quickly. If you contract someone to do it for you, it doesn’t take long for your wallet to feel the consequences. Here are 3 ways you can keep the grass you love so much without all the difficult maintenance. Grow It Sure, growing your grass seems counter-intuitive. If you hate yard maintenance and lawn mowing, you’ve probably seen how unsightly long grass can be. But that’s only when you let...

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Essential Factors to Consider When Creating a Rain Garden in Your Backyard

Posted by on Jun 6, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Essential Factors to Consider When Creating a Rain Garden in Your Backyard

A rain garden is a great option for people who seek low-maintenance gardening opportunities. If you plan and structure your rain garden properly, then working in the garden will be easy to manage and highly productive. Below are essential factors you should pay attention to when creating your rain garden. Choosing a Location The location of a rain garden is essential because it determines how well you will be able to retain water for gardening. You should position your rain garden near a down spout or sump pump or any other runoff source....

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Money Does Grow on Trees: How to Increase Office Profits with Plants

Posted by on May 26, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Money Does Grow on Trees: How to Increase Office Profits with Plants

Do you view the idea of plants in your office as a pointless waste of time and space? Think again. Bringing greenery into the workplace could actually make you more money by increasing your workers’ productivity. The benefits of plants in the office are endless. Here are just 3 reasons why you should contact an indoor plant hire service as soon as possible. 1. Plants Make Workers More Creative Is your business stalling because your employees aren’t thinking creatively? A good business needs to be more than just formulaic....

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How To Create The Illusion Of Space In A Small Garden

Posted by on May 16, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on How To Create The Illusion Of Space In A Small Garden

When you experiment with boundaries, use the right furniture and make the most of vertical space, you can make a small garden look much larger. The following optical illusions are easy to implement and well worth exploring if you’d like to enhance your garden space. Expand Vertically Size doesn’t directly refer to surface area. Add cues that will draw the eye upwards, rather than across. Tall plants or trees that grow up and not out, such as the Eastern redbud, will not only add more height, but will free up precious ground space....

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3G Synthetic Sports Pitches – What’s The The Best Option For Your Synthetic Grass Sports Pitch?

Posted by on May 10, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 3G Synthetic Sports Pitches – What’s The The Best Option For Your Synthetic Grass Sports Pitch?

Third generation (3G) synthetic grass pitches are used across a wide variety of sports.  Their durability and versatility makes them a popular alternative to real grass, and they can also be used all year round, regardless of the weather conditions.  However, all 3G synthetic grass pitches are not made equal.  If you’re thinking of having a 3G artificial sports pitch constructed at your home, for a local sports team, or perhaps for a school sports facility, you may be wondering what type to go for.  Read on for a...

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Considerations When Selecting an Excavator Bucket

Posted by on May 2, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Considerations When Selecting an Excavator Bucket

One of the most versatile heavy construction equipment that you could opt for when undergoing some landscaping on your property is the excavator. Not only can it perform a myriad of tasks, but also choosing the right attachments can also greatly reduce the amount of time you will spend on your landscaping project. The excavator bucket is one of the basic attachments that you would have to consider when using an excavator. However, just because it is one of the more common attachments used does not mean that all you need to do is pick the...

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