planning landscaping suitable for dogs and cats

« Back to Home

2015

Create A Low-Maintenance Landscape With Eastern Red Cedar Trees For Your Busy Life

Posted on

Enjoying a beautiful yard with lush landscaping may appear difficult if you do not have the time needed for daily yard care. Luckily, there are many low-maintenance trees that can help to spruce up your yard without all the work involved in more demanding trees. For a sustainable tree that is easy to care for and has a number of other appealing benefits, consider the Eastern red cedar tree.  Can Survive in Most Zones Read More»

Essential Skid Steer Attachments for Landscaping

Posted on

As a landscaper, you have to be able to move all sorts of materials and take on all sorts of jobs. The right equipment will help you to do just that. A skid steer equipped with all of the right attachments just might be all the machinery you need to take on landscaping jobs. There are dozens of attachments that you can buy for skid steers, but to get started, the following three attachments will get you well on your way: Read More»

Tips For Covering Your Asphalt Surfaces With Hay Bale Gardens

Posted on

Whether you have a second driveway, a paved activity area in the backyard or additional paved space for parking, you may feel as though you have limited options for landscaping. Removing that asphalt can be expensive, but that doesn’t mean you’re stuck with it. Here’s a look at what you should know about straw bale gardens so you can call and discuss them with your landscaper. What’s the Big Deal About Straw Bales? Read More»

Create A Unique Mulch Bed In Front Of Your Company Building

Posted on

When decorating the landscaping in front of your business, it can be hard to make the area look unique and eye-catching. Mulch can be a great resource to use to create an eye-catching display in front of your company building. The following guide walks you through a quick and easy way to create the first initial of your company business with a mulch bed to draw attention to the building. Read More»

Signs Of A Troubled Sprinkler System

Posted on

Sprinkler systems are a wonderful addition to any lawn. They make it so much easier to keep your grass and your plants freshly watered and looking great with minimal effort on your part. Nowadays, you can even set your sprinkler system up to work on a timer, so you never even have to bother with it; it will just do its job when it’s supposed to, unless, of course, something goes wrong. Read More»

Three Problems with Landscaping Projects You Won't Have When You Get a Survey First

Posted on

Landscaping projects can be significant investments in your property and can have many effects beyond improving your yard’s aesthetics. Without proper planning, they can even create disputes and legal problems or make existing landscaping issues worse. Here are three common problems you can avoid by having your property surveyed prior to starting a major landscaping project.   Disputes with Neighbors about Property Lines and Access When you start a landscaping project, it can open the door to all kinds of problems with your neighbors. Read More»

How To Espalier A Tree

Posted on

The art and science of espaliering is typically used to grow fruit trees in a small space, but it also works well with some ornamental trees. An espaliered tree is trained to grow along a wall or fence, in a neatly prescribed, fairly two dimensional form. Apple, pear and plum trees are often chosen for this growing and trimming method, but you can also espalier ornamentals like roses and magnolias. The following basic guide can help you get started with this interesting method. Read More»

2 Tips For Landscaping Your Apartment Balcony

Posted on

Statistics show that there are 16,864,947 apartment households in the United States. While living in an apartment can provide some benefits, apartment dwellers often find it difficult to enjoy outdoor living space. If your apartment has a balcony, then you can transform this outdoor space into some additional living area by using creative landscaping techniques. Here are two tips that will help you more effectively landscape your apartment balcony in the future. Read More»

Have A Dog? Use These Landscaping Tips To Accommodate Your Pet

Posted on

As a dog owner, you likely already know that your backyard isn’t just for you, it’s for your dog as well. That’s why it’s important to design a backyard that is safe and enjoyable for your pet. Here are some things you can do to make your backyard more suitable. Use Safe Materials It is important to think about the materials you use in your backyard to ensure they are safe for your dog and won’t get caught in their paws or coat or harm them in any way. Read More»

5 Benefits Of Landscaping Your Yard

Posted on

Whether you live in a contemporary or vintage home, landscaping your yard can definitely add some appeal. For example, you can build a pond in your backyard or add bushes and flowers around your house. Landscape design is an investment, but it will pay off in the end. Here are five great benefits of landscaping your yard: It Can Reduce Cooling Bills If you are looking for another way to lower your cooling costs, definitely think about landscaping. Read More»