Archive for Front Yards

Looking for a way to spruce up the outside of your home this year without spending a fortune?  There are a number of outdoor home repair and remodeling projects that you can tackle on your own that won’t cost you an arm and a leg but will make a big difference in the way your […]

If you are looking for a way to beautify your backyard or garden, you may want to consider Bradstone paving products. Bradstone offers a wide selection of products that can be used to construct beautiful and eye-catching driveways, walkways, patios and gardens. You can install Bradstone paving products yourself by purchasing them from an authorized […]

Black mulch can be a great way to improve the look of your garden, as well as to improve the health of your flowers, shrubs and plants. Black dyed mulch is actually regular mulch that is dyed to a black color using mulch dye that is safe for plants and the environment. You can buy […]

Bark chippings are a great way to improve the quality of your garden and protect your flowers, plants and shrubs. Also known as chipped bark mulch, bark chippings are essentially small bits of tree bark and other organic matter that are ground up for use in garden beds. By spreading a layer of bark chippings […]

If you live near the ocean or love to frequent the beach, you will find that it can be a very resourceful place when seeking items for garden décor or practical garden use. On the one hand, the ocean contains an abundance of organic materials and minerals which occur naturally. On the other hand, it […]

If you’re looking for an inexpensive way to spruce up your backyard or garden, installing some cheap paving slabs on your own may be just the way to go. If you can find some cheap paving slabs for sale, you can easily turn an open area into an interesting patio or sitting area, or you […]

When it comes to making grass grow, homeowners may wonder what the best way to a healthy, quick lawn is.  The key to getting a quick lawn of grass that looks good and continues to grown lush and healthy is a much debated topic – and answers to the question of “what’s a quick way […]

When it comes to lighting up your home at night, almost nothing is as easy to do as installing solar walkway lights around the walkways and paths outside your home.  Not only are solar walkway lights easy to install, but they can add an inviting glow to your outdoor décor, while also increasing the safety […]

When it comes to garden hose storage, you have a number of different options.  Why is garden hose storage something homeowners should even think about?  There are a number of reasons.  For one, you want to make sure that your garden hose remains in good shape and is free from kinks and bends when you […]

Although less popular than other types of landscape lighting, line voltage landscape lighting is one option that residential homeowners may want to consider.  Line voltage landscape lighting is more often used by commercial properties, since line voltage landscape lights can be very bright, increasing the light’s impact and enhancing security. What is line voltage landscape […]

A lawn scarifier is a piece of lawn and garden equipment designed to remove thatch, moss and other debris from a lawn.  While most people haven’t heard of a lawn scarifier in the U.S., lawn scarifiers are better known in other parts of the world, such as the UK.  Lawn scarifiers operate in a similar […]

One way to make your home safer while also increasing its aesthetic appeal is to install outdoor walkway lighting.  Installing outdoor walkway lighting is relatively easy to do and the options available for outdoor walkway lights can suit any style of home and come in virtually any type of lighting source. If you’re looking to […]

When it comes to outdoor lighting, almost nothing can evoke the charm and elegance of bronze light fixtures.  Outdoor bronze light fixtures come in many different styles and designs, giving homeowners a myriad of choices for lighting use.  One of the reasons why bronze light fixtures make such a grand impression when used outdoors is […]

Rotovators are excellent tools for people looking to create beautiful, enduring gardens. They are a form of motorised cultivator which churns up soil using tines. This serves to aerate the soil and create a smooth bed that is perfect for planting. If you are looking to create a new garden or lay down a bed […]

A leaf sweeper is one of the best pieces of garden equipment you can invest in to help achieve a beautiful lawn. It keeps your yard from getting buried under last season’s fallen debris or summer’s grass trimmings. Keeping your lawn’s appearance manicured and professionally maintained is effortless with the help of leaf sweepers. The […]

There are few experiences that can compare to time spent enjoying a peaceful and relaxing evening in a wicker rocker or swing in the comfort of your own porch or in your backyard, especially after a hard day’s work. This perfect piece of furniture completes a tranquil atmosphere and helps to soothe away the aches […]

A beautiful backyard and garden takes time and great effort to cultivate and most of that effort is spent on weed control. Weeds are unwanted plants that grow in your garden. They are like pests, overcrowding other plants and taking away nutrients, water and light. The simplest method to kill these harmful plants is by […]

Wrought iron furniture is the best choice to add elegance and class to any outdoor setting, with its stylish curves and ornate designs. It is a perfect accent piece that complements any backyard and garden décor. The existence of wrought iron furniture dates back to the Roman Empire. Its popularity in Great Britain was first […]

Perhaps you already have a treasured wooden rocking chair that was handed down to you from your grandparents, or maybe you just purchased a brand new rocking chair that you can’t wait to start spending time in.  Either way, caring for your favorite outdoor rocking chair takes a little bit of maintenance and some knowledge […]

Porch awnings are becoming more and more popular nowadays as many people recognize the value of having such structures.  Aside from extending the functionality of homes, they give just the right touch of class without being overly snobbish.  Having these awnings in place portrays the feeling that people are indeed welcome to your home, and […]