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Articles in Landscaping
Total number of blog post(s): 57
I remember watching the technician walk around the yard with a backpack fogger spraying every inch of grass. I looked down at my dog begging to go outside and it hit me—this precious pup has been rolling around in unknown synthetic pesticides, herbicides, ...
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Whether you love your home and would be happy living there forever, or you plan to sell it eventually, chances are it could use a few updates beyond regular maintenance. Even if you aren’t sure what your plans are, investing responsibly in the place you call home ensures ...
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June is National Rose Month, and today is National Red Rose Day. Even though these aren’t federal holidays that we get time off for, it’s good to stop and smell the roses every now and then—literally. And what better time to do so than during National Rose Month? Besides, ...
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Just because you’ve got a small outdoor space doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy it. Instead, use your tiny yard as a chance to be creative. With a little strategy and some smart design ideas, you can turn your small yard into a personal oasis. Divide and Conquer Functional and ...
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Urban homesteading is a crossroads of self-sufficiency and modern living situations. It combines the independence of growing your own food and livestock and minimizing your energy footprint, with the accessibility of your yard, balcony, or local community. After you ...
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It isn’t easy going green. Sure, it’s great for the polar bears, the polar ice caps, the rainforest, cute and cuddly creatures like the Mexican walking fish, and a million other things that live like a million miles away. But what about me? What about us? If we spend our ...
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Maybe you don’t have a garden because you like to sleep in, or because you don’t particularly enjoy having to maintain a garden in the heat, or you might be looking for an alternative to sitting in front of the television after dinner. Now there’s another option for ...
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When we think of a traditional vegetable garden, we tend to think of plump, round tomatoes or verdant rows of cabbage growing in a sun-drenched yard. But if you live in an urban area, you’ll need to think outside the box—or inside the container. Container gardening affords ...
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Caring for plants can be tough when you’re constantly on the go. Even if you have a green thumb, it’s easy to fall behind on a consistent watering schedule, and before you know it, you’re faced with a mess of unhappy, shriveled foliage. But don’t give up! The benefits of ...
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Spring weddings have their own flavor and flare. (Especially if you’re looking to make it green or work in some DIY.) The weather’s warming, there’s a threat of rain—which I’ve always found more romantic than most—and the world is blooming in its many beautiful ways, giving ...
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