How to Landscape: Trees, Lawns, Flowers

Hello, my name is Terry and this is my landscaping blog. Today I will be giving you, my dear readers, the best advice I can give when it comes to landscaping your gardens, your commercial property or anywhere else. I must point out here that I am not what you would call a professional landscaper. I am a self-taught man who has spent many years making mistakes in his own garden so that others may avoid them. I also often call up my brother-in-law who is a professional landscaper for further advice. I hope this blog is useful and maybe even entertaining.

DIY Lawn Maintenance: Safety Tips to Observe When Using a Lawn Edger

11 September 2017
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Routine lawn edging makes your garden beds look smooth and well manicured. It also prevents grass or flower roots from invading the sidewalk or driveway and creating an eyesore in your outdoor space. Lawn edging is an easy DIY task that only requires you to hire or purchase a lawn edger. However, since this is a power machine, it is critical to observe some safety tips when operating it to prevent accidents and protect it from breaking down in the course of your project. Read More …

2 Things To Consider When Choosing A Turf Variety For Your Home

7 September 2017
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Buying ready-grown turf is the fastest and most convenient way to get a beautiful green lawn. Although it's slightly more expensive than using grass seed to grow a lawn from scratch, the extra expense will be worth every cent and will save you hours of time and labour and will guarantee an excellent result. A large factor involved in ensuring that your new lawn becomes well established and stays healthy is choosing the right turf variety to use. Read More …

Love Your Lawn All Year-Round

6 September 2017
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Summer was made for enjoying your lawn. The days are long, making them the perfect time to invite neighbors over for lemonade and barbecue after work. But if the grass always seems to be greener on the other side of your fence, you may be in need of help with residential landscaping. Beautiful lawns are made, not born, and they sometimes need professional help and plenty of landscaping supplies. But you can do quite a bit for your lawn on your own before it's time to get the grill and deck chairs out. Read More …

Virile Vines: Tips To Ensure They Don’t Damage Your Chain Link Fence

6 September 2017
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A chain link fence is a budget-friendly way to close in your back garden. It does not take a lot of building materials to put the fence in place, and that means quick installation. However, a chain link fence does not offer a lot of privacy. You can achieve this privacy, however, by growing vines along the base of the chain link fence. You need to make sure these vines don't damage the fence as they grow, so these are the points you need to know. Read More …

Reluctant Gardener? 3 Reasons Why Adding Mulch To Your Garden Beds Is A Great Gardening Task

29 August 2017
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For many people, gardening is a pleasant and enjoyable pastime that is rewarding and relaxing. For many others, gardening is a chore that is performed strictly out of necessity to prevent a garden from becoming overgrown and unattractive. If you fall into the latter category, then your garden may be looking a little worse for wear and in need of some attention. If you'd like to revamp your garden with minimum effort and maximum effect, then adding mulch to your garden beds is a great choice for a garden project. Read More …