Plants, Patios, Pathways, Ponds, Pebbles and Other Landscaping Topics

How to Get the Best from Newly Laid Turf

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Some homeowners may be disappointed when the expensive turf that they bought does not grow into a lush lawn. Such homeowners may not know that they made some mistakes that affected how well the turf could be established. This article discusses some helpful tips that will ensure that your new turf grows into a beautiful lawn. Get the Topsoil Early Some homeowners ask for the new turf to be delivered at the same time as the topsoil that will be used.…

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Choosing The Right Anchoring System For Your Newly Poured Concrete Retaining Wall

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When it comes to installing a poured concrete retaining wall, choosing the correct anchoring system is one of the most important choices you can make. While concrete is an enormous strong and durable material, the weight of so much piled earth pressing on the wall can be immense, and a suitable anchoring system can make the difference between decades of safety and strength and a collapsing disaster zone. Take care to note the advantages and disadvantages of each anchoring method before work begins to make sure you get the best results possible.…

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Tips For Cleaning Bronze Garden Monuments

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A professionally landscaped garden can really add kerb appeal to your home, as well as providing interest and enjoyment for you and for your guests.  No landscaped outside space is complete without the inclusion of a centrepiece in the form of a monument or sculpture, and a subject rendered in bronze can look stunning, especially when augmented with sympathetic, complementary planting. However, the effects of weathering and environmental factors can leave your beautiful bronze looking dingy, dirty and less than impressive.…

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