How to install pavers – Menards

Many homeowners have always dreamed of having wonderful brick walks or patios within their lawns. But separately they’re simple to set up. That is excellent for homeowners who just have time on the weekend or nighttime to do the work that’s needed. Another amazing thing is the fact that pavers may be used for driveways, sidewalks, … Read more

Koi Pond – Liners vs. Professional Construction

Why is there so much talk about pond liners? Which ones are UV protected, or stronger, or last longer? I am by no means an expert on liner technology, nor have I ever used them in my 26 years of designing and building waterfalls. If you’re a “liner guy” disciple, I’m sure you’re thinking, “Oh … Read more

Add Beauty And Elegance To Your Landscape With Stonework

Landscaping is one of the easiest ways to spruce up your home and give it a fresh look. Plants, gardens, and greenery are effective in making an otherwise suburban backyard into a jungle, tropical, or flower garden landscape. The results can be serene. However, another technique homeowners are increasingly turning to that can dramatically shape their home environment is with stonework. There are few materials more earthy, solid, or enduring than stonework. Stonework can add an elegant look to any backyard and can be utilized in gardens, sidewalks, paths, patios, waterfalls, outdoor living areas, recreational areas, trails, outdoor cooking areas, ponds, and more.

Some of the most beautiful structures in the world utilize stone, and stonework can take your backyard to another world. From old-world stone walls to cobblestone paths, stone has an impact like little else. However, some people may have concerns about the process and what the process would be like. After all, would the creation of custom stonework turn their precious yard into a dustbowl, unsafe for children and pets for weeks on end? With a reputable Houston landscaping company, these worries can be eased. This is an idea of what the process would be like and how it would progress.

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Best Kept Secrets of Cape Cod, MA: Our Family Shares a Few

The sound of crashing waves, the smell of salty air, and the plaintive call of a gull all conjure up special memories for me that can be simply summed up: The Cape.  Every summer growing up, we’d eagerly look forward to our two week Cape Cod beach vacation.  The nature of those Cape vacations has … Read more

Private Luxury Community Desert Mountain Announces Unveiling of New Village Center to Serve Top Arizona Golf Course Home Collection The Haciendas

original Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) April 8, 2007 – Recalling its history as part of the old Carefree Ranch, Desert Mountain’s (http://www.desertmountain.com) latest collection of 38 intimate courtyard homes, The Haciendas, recently unveiled the Territorial-inspired Village Center, completing the amenities within this neighborhood designed for relaxed desert living. Desert Mountain is a private luxury community located … Read more

How to Stay Clean in the Outdoors

When going into the outdoors there is of course always the possibility of getting dirty. Whether you are going out to check cattle as a farmer, going on a day hike, camping or even just to walk around your own yard, there are many ways you can keep yourself from becoming overly dirty. The most … Read more

Landscape architecture awards.

Columbarium Memorial Garden, bluestone bluestone, common name for the blue, crystalline heptahydrate of cupric sulfate called chalcanthite, a minor ore of copper. It also refers to a fine-grained, light to dark colored blue-gray sandstone.  pavement. Japanese holly, rhododendron rhododendron (rō’dədĕn`drən) [Gr.,=rose tree], any plant of the genus Rhododendron, shrubs of the family Ericaceae (heath family) found chiefly in … Read more

When to use landscaping stones

original Landscaping stone has been used for thousands of years.  Think about castles and their surroundings.  It is durable, beautiful, and  versatile. With a little creativity there are no limits. A quick trip to the quarry will reveal that there are many shapes, sizes and applications. There is flagstone, boulders, builders, slabs and steps to … Read more

Best Charlotte NC Homes with Community Pools in the Neighborhood

Charlotte, NC has plenty of properties for sale and several of them are found in neighborhoods having good swimming pools! Just for this article, I will be showcasing three such neighborhoods that consist of Providence Pointe, Thornhill along with Reavencrest. All 3 of the communities happen to be within a ten minute drive of the … Read more