Landscaping

  • Landscaping

    What Kills Weeds Permanently?

    Have you ever stared out your window at your garden, only to find unwanted guests sprouting up between your carefully planted garden areas? Weeds can be relentless, popping up where they’re least wanted, and often seem impossible to get rid of for good. Henry and I are always working so hard on maintaining our yard and landscaped areas, that we wanted a solution to tackle this weed problem. In this post, we’re diving into the world of natural solutions to tackle this problem head-on. We’re exploring effective, environmentally friendly methods to answer what kills weeds permanently, without resorting to harsh chemicals.

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    All About Compact Japanese Holly

    A Compact Japanise Holly is an ornamental evergreen shrub that is lush and very beautiful! In fact, we fell so in love with them last week, we added six of them around our pool area. They look a lot like boxwoods and are wonderful either mixed in with other shrubs, used as a hedge, or even planted in a pot or container.

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    How to Grow and Care for Skip Laurel Shrubs

    We recently planted schip laurels around our pool area to create a hedge. The schip laurel is low-maintenance and it grows under a variety of different conditions. It’s a beautiful shrub and it was a breeze to plant once we decided where we wanted it to go. We are really loving the look and feel like they’ve made a great addition to our landscaping. Schip laurels are also known as skip laurels or schipka laurels.

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    What is Mulch? Types, Benefits, and How Much Do I Need?

    Mulch is more than just a garden accessory; it’s a vital part of maintaining a healthy, vibrant garden and landscaping. We are going to navigate through the basics of mulch—understanding its types, benefits, and how much you actually need—to help you significantly enhance your landscaping, making it a project well within reach for beginners and seasoned gardeners alike. Hopefully this will help your yard look more cohesive and inviting, becoming a beloved spot for family time and relaxation.

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    How to Edge a Flower Bed Like a Pro

    Sometimes, all it takes is a little definition to transform a bland space into a breathtaking garden. That’s where edging your flower bed comes into play. It’s like giving your garden a chic haircut; it instantly looks fresher, tidier, and more put together. Clean, crisp edges between your lawn and mulch will take your landscaping to another level. And the best part is that anyone can do it. Let me show you just how easy it is.