If you've just completed work on the home of your dreams, then your attention will be turning to the garden. It's difficult to focus on landscaping with all the house construction activity, but now that it's complete and the dust has settled, you can choose the right type of lawn to round it all off. However, you have to be careful in this situation as there is no "one size fits all"
Gardeners who want to lighten their impact on the environment — or just save money—may want to consider installing a drip irrigation system. Drip irrigation has many advantages over other forms of watering, including less wasted water, lower costs and less risk to your precious plants. Overhead watering can leave standing water on the foliage and flowers, and that extra moisture can be an invitation to disease for many garden plants.
If you have a property that is located in a very remote area of the country, you may be getting ready to develop it. You might want to look into sizeable development on the land and even establish a fully commercial operation. In order to achieve this, you're going to have to locate a variety of different resources. If the land you're working on is truly virgin, then you may need to be looking for water, gas or oil reserves to fully utilise your investment.
Ride-on-mowers have become the go to machines when it comes to mowing large lawns. Their ability to work fast and with minimal human effort is the reason people prefer them to other types of lawn mowers. However, the fact that you are using a ride-on-mower does not guarantee a perfect lawn. One area that is often overlooked by most homeowners is the pressure level in ride-on-mower tires. The aim of this article is to provide homeowners with information on how pressure differences in the tires of ride-on-mowers could affect the vehicle as well as the finished landscape.
If you're thinking of adding some paving to your garden, or if you're about to replace the paving that you already have, you should think long and hard about using permeable paving. As the name suggests, permeable paving doesn't trap water with a non-porous surface. Instead, it allows water to trickle through, even though the surface still looks completely solid, and that comes with a wide range of benefits.
Here are just four.