Exploring Landscape Setups

Exploring Landscape Setups

  • How To Move A Tree Without Hurting It

    Trees can be a wonderful addition to a yard, but sometimes circumstances arise where you can no longer keep them where they stand. If you have a tall or large tree that you need to move, you'll be glad to know that it is a possibility. However, it's important to follow a certain series of steps in order to move your tree while reducing the risk of harm to it. Read on to learn what these steps and how to follow them.

  • Attractive Xeriscaping For A Mission-Style Home

    Xeriscaping consists of landscaping carefully planned to be sustainable while looking great. This style isn't just about minimal landscaping – in fact, landscaping and hardscaping are often necessary to prevent soil erosion. Rather, xeriscaping is about creating a yard that thrives in its natural environment. Mission-style homes often feature Southwest landscaping, which blends beautifully with xeriscaping. Plan a xeric Southwest garden to complement your mission-style home. Cacti and Succulents When you think of a Southwest garden, you probably imagine cacti and succulents.

  • Landscapes For Landlords -- 3 Basic Elements To Create The Right Environment For Your Building

    Following the design of the actual building, the next biggest design choice you'll need to make when building an apartment complex is the landscaping around it. Good landscape design will help attract quality renters, keep your buildings safer, and reduce maintenance. Poor design may cause problems in all three areas, instead. So how can you know what is a good design? Here are the 3 basic elements. Low Maintenance. You could end up spending a lot of money on grounds maintenance unless you plan in advance.

  • Tips To Prevent Broken Sprinkler Heads

    One common plague of the suburban homeowner is the broken sprinkler head. It can seem as though as soon as one is replaced, another one is broken off. There are many causes for this problem from losing battles with lawn mower blades to a new puppy that just wants to chew. The following tips can help you protect your sprinklers so you don't have to replace them as often. Tip #1: Start the inspection habit

  • Designing A Hardscaped Area? Factors To Keep In Mind

    When you are designing an outdoor space, you have two basic elements to design. One element is landscaping. This includes items such as plants, grass and trees. The other element is hardscaping. This includes items such as concrete patios, paver walkways and stamped concrete pool surrounds. If you are designing your outdoor space for the first time, there are many factors that you need to keep in mind as you design the hardscaped areas.

  • About Me

    Exploring Landscape Setups

    Hello, I am Manny Juanez. When I moved into my home, I instantly started to plan out my landscape features. I knew that I wanted a small waterfall leading to a pond for my fish. I also wanted to create a few raised beds around the sitting area by the pond. What I didn't know, however, was that the project would take a lot of manpower and a bit of professional help. My site will explore the process from grading the land to setting up the electrical components. I will also talk about building the garden beds with pavers and other found materials. The information I provide should help you create a beautiful layout in your back or front yards. Come back to my site whenever you need some inspiration.