November 4, 2018
starting a garden

Ready to Grow? Here’s What You Need When Starting a Garden

There are so many benefits to starting a garden. In addition to providing you with fresh flowers or food, they also provide a chance to get outdoors for some sun and exercise. Many people even find caring for a garden to be meditative or therapeutic. However, if you’ve never gardened before, getting started can seem […]
October 31, 2018
rooftop gardening

How Rooftop Gardening Makes You Cooler and Helps the Environment

There’s nothing new under the sun, and this proves especially true when it comes to rooftop gardening. City dwellers have harnessed the untapped potential of rooftop growing spots for decades, but the benefits don’t stop with space creation. From helping to cool your city to increasing breathable oxygen levels, rooftop gardens come with many advantages. […]
October 27, 2018
landscape boulders

Here’s How to Choose Landscape Boulders and Where to Put Them

Each year we quarry 1.33 billion metric tons of stone in the United States. It isn’t just used for construction, a few well-placed boulders can be a real centerpiece of your garden, walkway, or path. But picking the wrong type of boulder, or poor placement, could leave you with an eyesore rather than a centerpiece. […]
October 23, 2018

Landscaping Mounds, Berms, and Knolls: Create an Oasis on Flat Spaces

A flat landscape is a dream for a teenager with a lawnmowing business. But you’re not a teenager with a lawnmowing business. If you’re working with a flat landscape around your property, a rock formation might not be the solution for you. In these cases, property owners and landscapers prefer to approximate the effect of […]