Nobody wants nasty, aggressive hornets and yellowjackets in their backyard. But, oh, that friendly soft hum of bees at work in your garden! Zzzzzzzzzzz. Honeybees, bumblebees, and mason bees all bring multiple benefits to your landscaping, and by creating a bee-friendly backyard you’re contributing to their future as well.Read More
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Of all the things you can plant in your yard, it’s hard to beat fruit trees. Why? Because fruit trees bear fruit! Yum. Just like veggies and berries straight from your garden, tree-ripened fruit is an entirely different edible experience than store-bought. Sometimes, though, homeowners who have opted for artificial grass fear their lawn and fruit trees may not mingle nicely. Is that really a problem?
Worry not. You can have your grass and eat fruit, too.Read More
Artificial grass is such a superb replacement for lawns and play fields, we often forget just how versatile it really is. There are so many ways you can use artificial grass to expand outdoor living areas, the only limit is your imagination.
The sight and soft sounds of water splashing or flowing over smooth stones is universally appealing. Combining a waterscape with your artificial grass is a lovely way to express yourself and create a calming space. Front yard or back, any size or shape, whatever your budget, there is a water feature just waiting to enhance your landscape. You can hire a designer and a contractor, but you can also make a water feature yourself, out of anything.
As we make our way into a new year, it’s time to face facts. Your natural grass lawn may be another year older, but it is not another year better. It is not going to get better, no matter how many years you wait. You can keep trying to turn that particular sow’s ear into a silk purse, but your efforts will remain futile.Read More
Artificial grass has it all over natural grass. It not only provides multiple cost savings, it can actually earn more revenue for your property. That makes it doubly profitable. Beyond that, there is the intangible value of artificial grass, which is priceless. Commercial properties that offer maximum aesthetic appeal and functional utility improve the perceived quality of surrounding properties and perform best from a branding standpoint.Read More
To achieve sustainability, we have to conserve natural resources while encouraging environmental diversity. Your home’s landscape plan can do both.Read More
Every beautiful picture needs a frame. So what’s the perfect frame for your beautiful artificial grass lawn? A colorful pattern of plants around the perimeter. Pretty flowers or softly waving ornamental grasses can give your lawn definition. They can give your yard a distinctive look. And that’s just the beginning.Read More
Does your home have an irregular or oddly-shaped yard? This isn’t unusual, but it can be a puzzler for homeowners who want to create a lovely landscape. Especially when it comes to the lawn. While it might be tempting to carve off the edges of your grass to create an easy-to-mow rectangle, your yard will lose its special character.Read More
In California, drought conditions will play a role in how you design your landscaped areas and the plants you use to complete them. You can find plants that use very little water, as well as some that like hot, dry temperatures. You can choose tall spiky plants for the background, or you can choose low lying plants that make ideal ground covers.