Landscaping & Garden & Landscape : Home & Garden
If you own a Murray riding mower, you already know you can mow a large area of yard in a short period of time. But when you start noticing an uneven or ragged look to your lawn, the blades should be replaced. The manufacturer recommends that you do that after every 25 hours or so of use. With the ri
Acorns produced by oak trees fall to the ground, take root, sprout and form new oak trees. This is an efficient means of reproduction especially given the potentially large numbers of acorns produced by a single tree. However, when the acorns fall in a landscape or yard the resulting trees have the
As the temperatures finally begin to warm up and days gradually become longer, most people find themselves sitting down to write a list of what they need to buy to make their outdoor living space spectacular. Chances are good that if you have spring fever like many others, you have started your list
Index cards are two-sided cards made of card stock. One side of the card is lined, like notebook paper, and the other side is blank. Many students use index cards as a study aid, but they can serve several purposes when used in different ways. They can help organize your home, office and daily life.
These days, lawn mowing companies have spread up all around the world and can be seen in each corner of the world. People are taking advantage of hiring these lawn mowing service providers to their ...
Concrete pavers are used in walkways and driveways because they are long-lasting and durable, forming a surface that can withstand heavy everyday use. Minimum maintenance is required for their upkeep. They are also fairly quick to install, requiring a shallow foundation covered in a bed of compacted
Trees and shrubs are perfect for adding new life to your garden. If you are wondering how to make your garden seem more alive and updated, then you may want to add a new tree for 2010.
Along with trees, plants and landscaped lawns many gardens and backyards now boast their own pond. Once people have a pond then the next thing they feel is missing is a garden bridge but it can't be just any old bridge. Custom built bridges are the latest thing for beautiful, up market gardens.
If pulling up stubborn tree stumps or chopping them to bits is a chore you'd rather not deal with, try milk instead. Powdered milk can help encourage the growth of fungi and attract wildlife like snails and insects, all of which accelerate the rotting process. Using the natural cycle of decay to bea
Often the most effective method to reinvent an old landscaping design is the easiest. Landscaping ideas don't have to be complicated or expensive. What follows can be a couple of strategies to easily revise your ...
St. Augustine grass, or Stenotaphrum secundatum, is native to the tropical regions of North and South America. In recent years, it has become one of the standard species for lawns all across the continental United States, South America, Hawaii and South Africa. While most people find this type of gr
High pH levels in pools can cause several problems.Swimming pool and pool house image by Jim Mills from Fotolia.comTesting pool water for pH levels is a method of measuring hydrogen ion concentration. This process provides a relative acidity or basicity on a scale of 0 to 14. The closer...
The new railing on your deck looks great, but those post caps just won't stay on. Careless hands will knock the caps to the ground, and some strong winds will send them flying. No matter what type of deck you have--vinyl, wood, composite--it's important that all pieces are securely fastened in place
A greenhouse is not just an ordinary building or structure for it is referred to as an operating system with lives inside. In order to make your greenhouse really productive and functional than ever, you need to know some of the important greenhouse accessories you ac add inside so you won't be
Fire pits let your family enjoy favorite campfire activities without leaving home. Lounging around a fire pit is a platform for conversation and can break the chill of crisp autumn nights. Fires are contained within a ring of stone to prevent fire from spreading, but it only takes one airborne spark
Kentucky bluegrass (Poa pratensis) is the most widely used grass variety for both lawns and pastures for livestock as cited by Thomas Ogren in "What The Experts May Not Tell You About Growing The Perfect Lawn" (2005). The grass is a native of Europe and Asia and is most well adapted in...
Having a good patio cover is important whether it's rainy or summer time. But there are some people who would settle with outdoor patio shades for sun protection. Many people find this a comfortable and relaxing way to protect themselves from its harmful UV rays.
A brick patio creates an inviting space for entertaining friends and family, and lends a sophisticated look to your outdoor space. Build a weed-free patio without concrete. The loose-laid approach significantly reduces the time needed to complete your patio. Most homeowners can build a medium-size p