School is back in session and that means busy days and months ahead for the whole family. But that doesn’t mean neglecting that landscaping design project you have in mind until next spring. In fact, now is one of the best times of the year to get the ball rolling on a season ending project that will prepare your home landscape for fall and winter. One of those is an update to your current crumbling retaining wall. Let’s consider some of the best ideas when it comes to a new wall.
These are trying times right now for every American but life will return to normal and for that reason we should not stop planning for the upcoming warmer weather months. Nothing takes advantage of good weather like a beautiful new pool installation or a design...
Nothing is more damaging to a home landscape than major water or flood damage. With the amount of rain we consistently get each and every year, not to mention the snow and ice, having a way for this water to filter through your property without forming damaging pools, mud, or cave in zones can save you from major cleanup costs and headaches. But what sort of system is best? Do you also have areas that need to be watered in the case of drought? How do drainage systems work? These questions and more will be covered here.
When folks think of landscape design they often only consider the grass or plantings that are around the lawn. But there is far more to a making a home landscape beautiful and one of a kind than just cutting the grass properly. With different design features allowing for a completely custom look, it’s no wonder that many home owners have begun to explore this exciting, great looking and functional varieties. Here we’ll look specifically at custom built outdoor kitchens, outdoor fireplaces, and outdoor living spaces that can really bring your home together. A place for friends, family, and fun through the spring, summer, fall and even winter months.
We’re in the heart of the winter months and that means more cold, but there is good news, the days are starting to get longer little by little. So you may be starting to look at your home and brainstorm on the updates and changes you’re planning to make when the weather gets warmer. That could be something small or something large, and if you’re considering a new custom patio or an update to a particular area of stone on your property, you’ll want to keep these modern popular options in mind.
2020 has arrived and that mean a new decade and a slew of new ways to look at your home landscaping design. Pavers and other stone varieties make for some incredible functional and aesthetically pleasing options that can bring any home to the next level. Here we’ll look at some choices to consider like walkways, paths, patios, retaining walls, and more. Take some of these into consideration as spring slowly but surely approaches and you’ll be ready to get moving as soon as the warmer weather arrives.
Many business owners have their businesses located in commercial space which may be outdated or in need of some landscaping repairs. A common place where damage or wear and tear will happen is in old fashioned brick or older style retaining walls. If you own the property of have a say in what updates are done each year, updating and replacing the retaining walls can make for a great choice. Not only are they good looking when done well but they also serve useful purposes that go beyond the aesthetic appeal. Let’s take a look at what a new wall can do for your business.
Having a successful business can mean more than just offering the highest level of service and products you can. No matter what sort of business you’re in, having a great looking and welcoming commercial space can also make a difference. When it comes to getting new customers and keeping older patrons loyal, a friendly and good looking commercial landscape can do just that. Here are some of the best ways to make the most of your space.
If you have a home automated irrigation system then you’ve seen the advantages to your lawn, plants, and landscaping with the consistent flow of water. But as we move through fall and approach winter, your system will not and cannot remain active during the coldest times of the year. There is a great deal of structural and systemic damage or failure if your sprinkler system is not completely and properly winterized. Let’s look at how and why you need to make sure this is done correctly to save yourself major costs for repairs and the headache that goes with it.
Its later October and the leaves have changed colors and all but fallen from the trees as we move close and close to winter. That means less daylight later in the day, colder temperatures, and the dreaded snow and ice that will undoubtedly come along with it this year. But! It’s not too late to make one of those changes to your landscape design so you can still enjoy it outdoors this fall. Here we’ll look at the most functional landscaping updates you can make that can still be enjoyed outdoors this season.
With November arriving with a chill in the air (we hit below freezing last night for the first time this season), you’ll need to start going through your winterization checklist. Delaying on this sort of home maintenance is something that can spell disaster now and especially come next spring when we thaw out. We’re also talking about more than leaf clean up here as well. Different aspects of a home landscape will have specific needs when it comes to surviving winter, here we’ll look at those.
The late August heat is here and in full swing with the coming days and weekends pushing close to 100 degrees and over 90% humidity. That is the definition of hot! When you’re clothes get soaked from sweat just moments after you step outdoors in the hot sun. So, remodeling your backyard to make this sort of heat and sun enjoyable is a great way to get the most out of the daylight before the colder weather starts to creep back into our daily lives. Here we’ll look at ways you can do this sort of thing, on a budget this summer season.
An update to your home landscape design is something that should be done from the ground up. The concept is relatively simple but here we’ll take a look at the process. Looking at your home from a functional and aesthetic point of view is something that can be hard to do subjectively. We all have our own ideas about what looks good and what doesn’t and sometimes that gets in the way of knowing what we need. This process aims to eliminate that and make new larger scale projects easier to get started and accomplish.
With fall in full swing you may be starting to think all of the outdoor weather is behind us, but that is far from the truth! There is still much time left to enjoy the fall foliage and warmer temperatures and one of those ways is outdoor at your home’s new custom patio. Designing and creating your custom home means adding the little things and here we’ll look at those options.
Fall has arrived and with that comes cooler temperatures, leaves changing colors, and NFL football. But it doesn’t mean that we have to be reserved to staying indoors to cook, hang out, or watch the game. Take advantage of fall time specials on larger scale projects like outdoor kitchens and outdoor fireplaces to get the most out of fall this year. Here we’ll look at some design options that are popular and offer aesthetic beauty and functional usefulness.