When it comes landscaping, most will agree that the functionality of a given outdoor space is just as important as its appearance. For this reason, it’s important to include specific areas like driveways, patios and walks that will be effective in providing space for a wide range of different requirements such as outside dining or getting from one end of the garden to the other.
Homeowners all over the country erect softwood panel fences in their gardens and expect them to last for years. But in many cases, due to low quality materials and lack of the correct pressure treatment, homeowners are left with the unnecessary expense and undue effort of having to replace them in as little as 4 years after they were first erected.
There are common myths about almost every aspect of life and living, and lawn care is no exception. From grass clippings causing thatch to homeowners blaming their neighbours for their overgrown garden, let’s expose 3 of the most common lawn maintenance myths.
The preparation that has to be carried out before the laying of paving stones will totally depend on its intended use and placement site conditions. If the ground where you plan to build the paved area is firm, you will probably only need to remove the turf and the topsoil to a certain depth but if you plan to drive on the paved area, you’ll need to put concrete slab underneath the mortar bed.
Creating beautiful and functional outdoor spaces is no longer just the realm of expert and experienced landscapers. In fact, even the most novice of gardeners are now investing the time and effort that’s needed to create a space that works for them.
When given some careful thought and planning, gardens can be a beautiful outdoor extension of interior spaces. Creating a landscape that’s effective in providing endless possibilities is a challenge for some, especially for those who have no previous experience in landscape design.