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Laura's Landscaping Advice

Your surroundings can have a big impact on how you feel. For many years, I didn't realise how unhappy the landscaping around my home was making me. It had been a lovely space when we bought the house but over the years, my husband and I had let the trees, shrubs and lawn fall into ruin. One day, I realised that I had to do something about the situation so I called in a team of professional landscaping contractors. They helped me to plan and carry out work on my property. I am so happy with the results that I decided to start a blog.


Why Land Surveys Are Important Before Buying a Property

18 December 2017
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Having a land survey conducted before you buy a home is very important. This article discusses some of the problems that you can avoid when you conduct such a survey before you close on the home purchase. Extensions Exceeding Property Limits Over time, homeowners can make modifications, such as adding an attached garage, to address their evolving needs. The contractor can make a mistake during the construction and exceed the boundaries of the property. Read More …

How To Use The Services Of A Landscaping Contractor

14 December 2017
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Whether you have just bought a new home or you want to carry out some serious renovations to your existing garden, a landscaping contractor can help you to plan your garden to perfection so that it gives you years and years of enjoyment. Contrary to what you may have heard, landscaping is so much more than just planning where plants go, creating borders and laying turf. A good landscaping contractor can give you advice on what plants to choose that will be at their best throughout all seasons, give you advice on decking, patios and garden structures and even help you with larger jobs such as installing ponds and swimming pools. Read More …

Common Landscaping Mistakes Commercial Property Owners Should Avoid

13 December 2017
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There is more to commercial landscaping than an impeccable lawn and lush plants. Whenever you see a well-laid landscape in front of a commercial building, just remember that a lot of planning went into achieving the end product. However, while commercial property owners tend to concentrate on their premises, they should be reminded that they stand to benefit immensely if they make the outside landscape just as beautiful as the insides of a building. Read More …

How to Select the Best Lawn Edger

12 December 2017
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Maintaining your yard can become easier if you add a lawn edger to your set of equipment. This article discusses the key attributes that you should consider while narrowing down your options as you shop for an edger. The Power Source Lawn edgers can be powered by electricity, batteries or petrol. Each has their unique benefits. For example, the electric version is environmentally friendly. However, its range is limited by the length of the cord that connects it to the power outlet. Read More …

When Concrete Slab Meets Rotting Stump: Why Paving Over Stumps is Bad News

12 December 2017
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If you are planning to build over land that currently has—or soon will have—tree stumps, you might be wondering what you should do with the stumps. No matter what you build, be it a shed, a driveway or a garage, you are going to be laying concrete slab as the foundation. Cutting the stumps to ground level, then pouring the concrete over them would be a huge mistake. Before you pour your concrete base, you should seriously consider having any stumps ground out. Read More …