Lovely, Lively and Likable Landscaping Ideas: A Landscaping Blog

Are you interested in improving your curb appeal? Learn some tips and tricks for gardening and landscaping to keep your yard looking good.

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Lovely, Lively and Likable Landscaping Ideas: A Landscaping Blog

Hello! My name is Heather, and I absolutely love gardening and landscaping. I decided to start a blog about it because I wanted a creative project, and I hadn't written anything in a while. I work as a real estate agent, and I see first hand how important landscaping is in terms of curb appeal. In this blog, I plan to write about a range of landscaping topics, and I hope you like the results. I am married to Steve, an incredible and supportive husband. We have two daughters, Hillary and Sasha, and we spend a lot of time together in our yard. They are at the heart of everything I do, and this blog is dedicated to them. Enjoy!

Commercial Landscaping: Three Practical Irrigation Tips to Improve Water Efficiency

18 December 2017
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The cost of irrigating commercial landscapes can be high. However, you cannot afford to neglect the maintenance of your natural turf and gardens. If these are not watered correctly, they will be more vulnerable to wilting and drying, and the appeal of the property will decline significantly. If you are struggling with managing your irrigation bills, you should think about employing different techniques to control your total water usage. Here are some practical tips to get you started on improving your water efficiency in commercial landscaping irrigation. Read More …

5 Tips for Proper Care of Travertine Pavers

26 October 2017
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No matter where you live, the weather can damage travertine pavers, particularly if you do not take the time to properly care for them. Following a few easy strategies to protect your pavers can add years to their longevity while maintaining their attractiveness. Here are five tips you can use to safeguard the integrity of your pavers. Seal Your Pavers While you might be handy enough to seal your travertine pavers on your own, it is usually wiser to arrange for professional sealing. Read More …

4 Great Reasons to Buy a Self-Propelled Lawn Mower

12 July 2017
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While plenty of homeowners now opt for ride-on mowers, there are plenty that still stick with the walk-behind mower. If that's the kind of mower you're after, you might want to think about picking a self-propelled model. As the name suggests, a self-propelled mower largely moves forward under its own steam, and that comes with plenty of advantages. Here are just four. 1. Reduced Mowing Time and Effort Perhaps the most obvious reason to pick up a self-propelled mower is that they are a lot easier to use. Read More …

How to Decide Whether Buffalo Grass Is Right for Your Location

15 June 2017
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Did you know that Buffalo grass was almost wiped out across Australia recently? Many people put down its resurgence to the lab scientists, who invented several different new varieties, with soft leaves that make the grass more pleasant underfoot and nicer to work with. If you've just recently heard about its resurgence, you may be considering this option for your front lawn at home. Is it right for you? How to Choose Read More …

How to Know What Type of Grass to Use in Your Reseeding Project

2 May 2017
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You may have fallen in love with the home of your dreams and have decided to purchase, even though you're not particularly happy with the look of the front lawn. You may realise that you need to reseed it, but are not sure about what type of turf you should consider. What do you need to know, as you're planning ahead? The Usual Choices In Australia, you usually have three different types of grass to consider in a residential setting. Read More …