You can make your front lawn and backyard look any way you’d like. If you’re a fan of outdoor living spaces, you can create concrete patios or update your current one with an overlay. You can add trees for layers of shade and depth. A seasonal vegetable garden can take the edge off your grocery … Read moreShould You Keep Your Plants in the Ground or in Mobile Planters?
It’s always nice to see colorful birds in your backyard. Cardinals and sparrows are preferable to crows and pigeons. But even the most colorful and pretty birds can cause damage to your backyard. Whether it’s pecking through your tomatoes, roosting on your house’s eaves, or hammering through tree trunks, dealing with the fallout is much … Read moreDon’t Let Woodpeckers Damage Your Trees
When you’re building a personal garden, it’s easy to incorporate plants that help shape the environment so it’s a peaceful oasis. You can add the flowers, ornamental grasses, and fragile plants you want. If they’re the plants you want to see from your patio in the evening, then you can take your time on the … Read moreGet Rid of Pests with the Right Commercial Landscaping Plants
If you are looking to add interest to a sunny spot, consider Mexican Feather Grass(Nassella tenuissima) AKA Argentine needle-grass. A graceful Texas native, this plant is not only drought tolerant; it thrives in very dry soil. The wispy, pale green foliage creates a stunning backdrop for other perennials, like these Midnight Raider Day Lilies. This grass is … Read moreMexican Feather Grass – A Native Must-have For The Sun Garden
Sometimes landscaping isn’t about picking your favorite plants. With the harsh drought conditions in the DFW area, sometimes your yard makes your choices for you. Unless you want to aggressively irrigate your front lawn and constantly be on the lookout for pests, you have to choose your trees and shrubs carefully. Here are the three … Read more3 Evergreens That Are the Right Fit for Your Texas Yard
Are you beginning to notice your landscape is lacking a bit of color? If you’re a lover of natural beauty, you must explore the possibility of getting your own crape myrtle tree! This fantastic tree has many redeeming qualities that will leave you wanting to fill your entire yard with them. Here are three reasons … Read moreCrape Myrtles: The Perfect Focal Point
Most people think of old Victorian gardens or a distinctive smelling shrub in front of a colonial house when you mention the boxwood shrub. But the modern boxwood has changed all that. It now comes in many varieties and the new hybrids have little of the old boxwood scent. History Boxwoods came to America in the 1600’s … Read moreThe Charm of Modern Boxwoods
Trees take on catastrophic damage when lightning hits. Lightning also hits trees surprisingly often. Trees attract the strike because they’re usually the highest point in urban and suburban areas, especially if they’re oak or poplar. When the lightning hits, it turns all of the liquid inside the tree into gas. Because a lot of your … Read moreAre You Worried About Lightning Strikes?
Landscaping projects can add a lot of curb appeal to your property and give your home an extra boost of selling potential. Everything from trimming and cleaning up your existing landscape to completely redesigning the front lawn transforms how your home looks. Make sure you add these three tasks to your to-do before starting on … Read moreThree Essential Steps Before Starting Your Relandscaping
If you have more than two rental properties, consistency is key to turning a profit. The same neighborhood markets, mortgage types, and property management team can all make your business easier to organize. If you do your own maintenance and improvements, then consistency is even more important. With a bit of planning, you can renovate all … Read moreRental Properties Hacks: Consistency Isn’t Just for Interior Design