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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.


Top Tips For Landscaping With Roses

31 December 2018
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At the start of a new year, it is timely to remember the old proverb, "Take time to smell the roses." Creating a garden oasis that is relaxing and enjoyable to be in is one way you can embrace this proverb. As a rose lover who is ready to reshape the landscape design of your home, growing roses means you can tackle the proverb both literally and figuratively. Consequently, use these two top tips to ensure your rose garden landscaping design is perfect for your property. Read More …

What to Consider When Shopping for Artificial Turf

20 March 2018
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For people residing in water-scarce areas, installing an artificial turf lawn makes better sense than natural lawn installation. As a natural lawn may lose its lush green colour because of water scarcity, fake turf will retain its initial look without the need for watering. With a wide variety of artificial turf products being sold on the landscaping market, selecting the best turf for your artificial lawn can be rather confusing. But that needn't be so. Read More …

Using Stonework to Create an Enchanted Fairy Garden

23 January 2018
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The idea of fairies at the bottom of the garden is an old one, fascinating children and adults alike for many generations. While you're not likely to find real fairies outside your home, you can still create an outdoor area that looks like an enchanted fairy garden. If you have children, it will fascinate them and capture their imaginations, and if not, it simply adds an interesting, attractive feature to the garden. Read More …

Two Tips for Those Who Want to Carry Out a Garden Landscaping Project

5 January 2018
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If you have decided to give your garden a makeover, here are some tips which you may find useful. Use high-quality topsoil Topsoil, as the name itself implies, is the topmost, surface-level soil layer. This nutrient-rich substance helps to encourage the growth of healthy plants. As such, if your landscaping project will involve the creation of flowerbeds or a lawn, you should consider purchasing a few bags of this product. Read More …

Tips for Leveling Your Own Yard

5 January 2018
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An unlevel lot can be hard to landscape, impossible for kids to play sport on and unattractive. Luckily, there are ways that you can level your lawn. The fastest and easiest way to do this is to hire someone who provides excavation services, but there are also options you can explore on your own. Cut, Peel, and Fix Small Depressions and Swells If you have small depressions or swells in your lawn, you can address them by cutting a large x-shape in your turf in the affected areas. Read More …