Posts Tagged ‘landscaping’

March 24, 2013 Off

The Real Dirt about Spring

By in Lawn Care, Seasonal

Spring is here! Although it may not feel like it just yet, the temperatures will be rising soon. Therefore, it is important to be proactive and get your lawn ready for the season. Whether you are beginning a large outdoor project, an edible garden, or planting one plant, the first thing you should do is […]

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March 13, 2013 Off

Covered with Groundcover!

By in Landscape Design, Planting

Groundcovers can be the most beautiful way to solve some serious landscaping issues. Groundcovers are plants that grow low to the ground and spread quickly to cover areas of land. All of these types of plants are recurrent and evergreen. In order to be an effective groundcover, a plant must be to durable and fast […]

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September 16, 2011 Off

Lawn Emergency? Fescue to the Rescue

By in Lawn Care

Mid-September and the enterprising homeowner’s mind turns to fanciful thoughts of… fescue. At least here in the Upstate. While it may be persnickety, fescue grass can give you a lush, green lawn throughout most of the year. But, as with most grasses, timing is everything. Fescue is a cool season grass and comes in several […]

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September 12, 2011 Off

Water Features Add Serenity, Interest to Landscape

By in Water Landscaping

­A beautifully landscaped yard is your personal getaway – a place to shed the stresses of a long day, a gathering place for family and friends, and a habitat for wildlife. The perfect light and the eye-pleasing colors of grasses and flowers calm and soothe. Now imagine the soft notes of falling water or the […]

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September 11, 2011 Off

4 Uses Of Retaining Walls

By in Retaining Walls

A retaining wall can be a useful landscaping tool if you know what to do with it. Not many home owners fully appreciate the use of them, but if you get creative you can use a retaining wall to make your lawn look beautiful and to give it a world class look. Your neighbors will […]

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