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Supplies You Need for Creating a Rock Garden

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When you want to change the way your garden looks and take a creative approach, a rock garden is your best bet. As the name suggests, it involves creating a small garden outside your property that features rocks. Rocks aren’t all you need, though. You’ll also be adding plants, and maybe even ornaments if you’re so inclined. Before you start delving into designs, it’s worth learning more about what landscape supplies make a rock garden achievable. Read More»

Critical Blunders That You Can Steer Clear of When You Hire Professional Earthmoving Services

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Earthmoving remains a prevalent step in a vast range of residential projects and this can be credited to the fact that these projects will require land dug up to create space, such as septic tank installation to swimming pool construction, and even the construction of small-scale foundations for secondary structures. But just because this measure is commonplace does not mean that anybody should carry it out. For many homeowners, the main motivation to engage in DIY earthmoving is to save on labour costs, but if you think this would be an economical measure, you would be sorely mistaken. Read More»

Two tips to follow if you've hired an excavating contractor for your landscaping project

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If you’ve arranged for an excavating contractor to do some of the excavation work for your landscaping project, here are some tips to follow. Ask them for the dimensions of their excavator Before they arrive, you should ask the excavating contractor for the dimensions of their machinery. There are several reasons why you’ll need this information. Firstly, the contractor will probably need to transport the dug-up soil from the garden area to your bin. Read More»

3 Critical Things You Can Do to Grow Healthier Buffalo Turf

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Buffalo turf is one of the most popular grass types used to decorate lawns across the country. Countless benefits make this grass type the best. Buffalo turf can handle the worst drought, tolerate shade, and resist pests better than other varieties. However, you can only gain the best benefits from this lawn grass variety when you take excellent care of it. Here are three essential things you should consider doing to enjoy having a beautiful and green buffalo turf lawn. Read More»

Recommendations for Improving Your Yard Lawn and Garden Soil

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After a heavy season of growth from your yard’s landscaping plants and vegetable gardens, your yard’s soil and turf may be in need of some special care to prepare it for the upcoming winter. It is important that you take care of your yard each year to keep it in optimal health and to get the most from your landscaping efforts. Here are some recommendations to help you make some great improvements to your yard’s landscaping this autumn. Read More»

Two Reasons to Get a Commercial Sprinkler System

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If you have a landscaped garden on your business premises, you should check out a few commercial sprinkler systems and arrange to have one fitted. Here are two reasons why it’s worth doing this. 1. Your landscaper will have more time to devote to beautifying your property If your customers have access to this garden, then it’s important to ensure it’s as perfectly landscaped as possible. If you invest in a commercial sprinkler system, your landscaper who maintains this garden for you will have more time to spend on beautifying it. Read More»

Questions to Ask When Buying a New Lawnmower

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There are many things to consider before you purchase a new lawnmower. Answer the following questions so you make the right choice. How Big Is Your Lawn? Not all mowers are well suited to every lawn size. For small lawns, hand mowers that you push about are the best choice because there won’t be sufficient room to turn a riding mower. Even a medium lawn may not be suitable for riding mowers, especially if the lawn has an odd shape and tight corners. Read More»

Residential Landscaping: Choosing a Growth Medium for Hydromulching

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If you are planning on growing grass on your residential landscape, you should consider the benefits of hydromulching. This seeding approach involves spraying a combination of grass seeds combined with a suitable growth medium. This process is economical and efficient for distributing seeds over large spaces. Moreover, hydromulching promotes erosion control, weed prevention and healthy turf. However, you should note that the quality of the growth medium will influence the landscaping outcome. Read More»

4 Ways You Can Save on Building Supplies

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There’s a lot to keep in mind when planning a new construction or remodelling project for your home. More often than not, you have to consider the style, building supplies and labour cost before the project begins. To make the process a little more manageable, you need to find ways of saving money on the construction materials. Below are a few simple tips to help you save when buying building supplies. Read More»

How To Conduct Earthmoving Works On Your Landscape

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Earthmoving is a crucial activity as you landscape your property. It enables you to move earth, dig drainages and level surfaces for pavements and landscape installations. Below is an article discussing how to conduct earthmoving works on your landscape.  Determine The Required Works Inspect your landscape to determine the type of earthmoving works required at the site. It will help you decide the machines needed to execute the works. For instance, you will need an excavator if you intend to construct a swimming pool. Read More»