When spring approaches, do you find yourself missing that "wow" factor that your neighbors have in their planting beds? Imagine if you had the planting that the whole block envied instead of another year of gardens that no one even notices. Planning for spring is now. Spring bulbs are a great way to bring color into your landscape. There are plenty of colors. mixes and varieties of bulb plants. From light pastels, to bright contrasting colors, there are fabulous bulbs that work with your taste and property conditions.
Are you ready to use your fallen leaves to add organic content to your soil?
Leaves are a pain to rake up, and it doesn't make sense when mulching is easier and benefits your garden in so many ways. If you just leave your fallen leaves on your property without mulching them, they can cause disease and damage to your garden, especially in the colder or damper weather. Mulching is the process of taking those leaves, and turning them into a benefit for your garden year round. In hotter seasons, mulched leaves protect your soil from being scorched by the sun. In colder seasons, mulched leaves act as a blanket for your garden. Mulched leaves provide moisture to the soil year round, while also providing organic nutrients your lawn needs to thrive. You know your soil is healthy when there are earthworms, as they especially like soil that is rich in these nutrients.
It can be stressful to redesign a space without being able to preview what it will look like, but it can finally be an easy process with 3D rendering. Not sure if a tree or flowering plants will look good around your hot tub or pool? Want to brighten up your front foundation beds? Whether you're redesigning a whole garden, or just trying to add some new textures and colors, 3D rendering can help you preview the end result. The possibilities are endless with what designs you can preview with 3D software, and more accurate than a 2D drawing. You can even map out what areas look best for social activities. The software also allows you to get a 360 view of the layout, change angles of the view, and zoom in on different areas. To make sure you have the design you want, 3D rendering is the best and easiest option.
With the right irrigation pumps and equipment, it is possible for plants to grow to their full potential. Not only do proper irrigation systems ensure that plant growth will improve in the short-term, but they also play a huge role in maintaining the soil quality over the long-term. For example, you only need to take a look at the difference watering a space through an irrigation system, in contrast to manually watering. With manual watering, you are never going to get optimal results.
Lots of factors can kill plants, and the only way to determine the cause is to closely inspect the plants and the site.
Fall is here--and it is time to plant your spring blooming bulbs. They are best planted in September or October. First, you will want to pick a spot in your garden that gets a lot of sun. It is very important to plant bulbs at least 6 weeks before the soil is expected to freeze, butequally important not to prematurely plant them, as you risk other complications due to heat. You should also know how deep you need to plant each kind of bulb. They all grow at different heights and too shallow planting puts them at more risk for critters or to be otherwise damaged.