So you got a new fence, and now you have a few questions. Won’t my fence age over time? Do I have to seal it somehow? There are three basic options for “finishing” a fence: painting, staining, or leaving it natural. There are benefits and drawbacks to each option, and we are here to help you […]
When you get a new fence, you can’t just think about yourself—you have to consider your surrounding neighbors. If the type of fence you want is permitted in your neighborhood, you may feel you have the greenlight to install it. However, your fence may be in your yard, but your neighbors are still going to see it every day from their yards or windows. There are a few rules of fence etiquette you should keep in mind before you go forward with the installation.
Are you sick of gray, winter days and barren landscapes? Do you long for spring and summer when the world seems lush and colorful? Has your significant other caught you gazing out the window, daydreaming of your perfect backyard?
What are you doing to transform your shore house from blah to wow? You could upgrade your kitchen, add an addition to your yard, or even grow flowers around your entire property. The possibilities are endless. However, you won’t have a clue about what to do until you do your research. That’s why we’ve created […]
Do you have pinterest boards filled with lush, tropical-inspired backyards, chairs placed beside an infinity pool, with a view of a beach in the distance? For many of us, like our dream house, our perfect backyard is far from the reality. This is especially true if you live in a city. For all its benefits, city living is usually not for those who relish large lots and lush lawns.
A few simple landscaping structures like pergolas and arbors may be able to take your yard to the next level. They can provide shade, aesthetic interest, and even help your with your garden game. Some people use the words pergola and arbor interchangeably, while others think maybe there’s just a regional difference when it comes […]
Adding a pool to your yard can make summer a lot more fun for your family. However, there a few more serious concerns to keep in mind before you can enjoy your pool. Naturally, you want your kids to be as safe as they possibly can be in your yard and reduce the chance of an accident.
Dogs are known as man’s best friend for a reason. You and your pup develop a tight bond over the years, and you probably share just about everything—from a refreshing ice cream cone on a hot day or that warm, cozy spot under the covers to lazy walks around the neighborhood or the joy of […]
Sure, the sight of deer in your yard can be nice–who doesn’t love Bambi? Yet when deer are munching on your plants, they can be a major disturbance to the peace of your landscape. Unfortunately, eastern forests and suburban areas are overpopulated with deer, and that means they’re hungrier, which is bad for the deer […]