With winter coming in with a vengeance, it's time to turn your attention to your lawn. Winter weather can do a lot of damage to your lawn, especially if you're not prepared. However, with some special care and handling, your lawn can be ready to grow green and lush again as soon as spring arrives. Here are some simple care instructions that will help protect your lawn this winter.
Mow It One Last Time
Do you remember the fun times you spent in your garden during the warm summer months? Spring and summer of 2018 will be here before you know it, so those happy summer days are ahead of you still. However, the fact that it might be freezing cold outside doesn't mean that you can't enjoy your garden during the winter, too. By being creative and having a spirit of childlike fun, your back yard can provide some pretty special times for you and those you enjoy spending time with.
Placing pumpkins and mums by your front door and stocking up on Halloween candy may be priorities in the fall, but preparing your lawn for the harsh winter temperatures is also important. Fescue grass does require some maintenance during this season that you should plan in advance for. Here are a few tips to follow this fall to ensure your fescue lawn is healthy and appealing for many years to come.
A patio is one of the best things you can add if you want to enjoy your backyard more. Whether you use it to cookout, entertain, or just relax, it is an investment that will pay off in time well spent. When it comes to patios, you have several choices for materials. The following guide can help you pick the right one.
Gravel is generally the least expensive option. You have a lot of choice when it comes to the type of gravel, but generally smooth varieties like pea gravel are preferred over those with sharp edges.
Adding an alpine rock garden to your yard's design is a great way to add beauty while reducing water use and installing a low maintenance landscape feature. So, how can you install your own colorful garden? Here's a quick guide to getting the job done easily:
Look for a Sunny Spot
Alpine gardens work well in nearly any climate because of their natural durability. But, in general, they love a lot of sun.