2015

3 Tips For More Effective Watering After Hydroseeding

When you need to plant a large area, you probably already know that hydroseeding is often the easiest and fastest way to do so. However, the frequency with which you water the newly seeded ground in the days and weeks immediately after hydroseeding can have a dramatic impact on the usability and growth of the area. By applying the following tips to your watering schedule, you are much more likely to see new life throughout the area you have seeded in a brief period of time.

How To Makeover Your Retention Pond Into A Landscaped Work Of Art

Retention ponds are rather utilitarian and somewhat boring. They exist to catch rainwater off the inclined banks built from elevated highways and uniform platforms for multi-unit apartment complexes. Instead of leaving these retention ponds to just sit and collect algae or provide a place for ducks to rest, you can turn the ponds into landscaped works of art. Here is how. Lake Fountains These structures are fountains built into the center of man-made lakes, but they work really well in the center of retention ponds too.

Got a Low Stone Retaining Wall? Liven It Up With Creeping Perennial Flowers

If you have a stone retaining wall that looks boring, you can liven it by planting flowers that will creep over the sides of it. This makes your wall look much more interesting, and you will have beautiful flowers to display. White Iceberg Climbing Rose With white flowers, this rose looks beautiful in almost any type of landscaping. Plant one at each end of the retaining wall to create a nice display.