Brick paving is a wonderful material, with a character all of its own. In the past only a limited range of bricks were durable enough for paving, but today there is a welcome revival in the use of brick, and special clay ‘paviors’ are now available the same size as bricks, which are suitable not only for terraces but also for drives and other heavy wear areas outside. Continue Reading
Spring lawn care – It is time to spring lawn care and get back outside and resume our gardening and landscaping endeavors. If you are one of the few brave enough to tackle your lawn and landscape on your own, kudos to you! It can be hard work, although fun for some, to maintain a healthy, lush lawn and landscape. Continue Reading
Who doesn’t love stepping outside into soft, lush, thick grass? When putting forth the proper effort and care into a lawn, the payoff can be huge. However, lawn care is not only for a single season. Lawn care is more than just a warm-weather task. Continue Reading
After the winter is gone, you will need to perform regular lawncare in order to assure you have a beautiful lawn for the upcoming summer season. When you look at your lawn in spring it may be hard to visualize as it was in the height of its beauty the last time you mowed it in the fall. However, this chore is not as hard as you may think. Continue Reading
Choosing Container Plants – The most important thing to consider when growing any plant in a container is the direction of the sun. In the northern hemisphere, if a patio faces south, it is sheltered, and the general climate is hot enough, heat-loving plants can be grown. If it faces north then you should concentrate on those plants that will flourish in a degree of shade.