Not Just For Japanese Homes: Tips For Planting And Maintaining A Japanese Maple Tree
8 June 2016
You most likely clean and maintain your home's exterior to protect its look and value, but you should also focus on the landscaping around your house. Considering a good landscape can increase your home value by an estimated 28 percent, planting flowers, shrubs, and trees around your yard is a smart investment. Of course, you may not know where to begin when choosing elements for your landscape.
The Japanese maple tree adds color, texture, and shade to your yard, but many homeowners believe it is not suited for their specific climate.
Drip Irrigation Water Emission Devices: Types And Their Use In Home Irrigation Systems
6 June 2016
Drip irrigation systems, sometimes called micro-irrigation systems, are increasingly popular as homeowners become more conscious about the use of water for watering their landscaping. Besides low water use, drip irrigation systems provide homeowners with a high degree of flexibility in tailoring their system to their landscaping needs. Much of this flexibility is due to the availability of a variety of means of transferring water from the supply line to the local environment.
6 Drought-Tolerant Plants Perfect For A Yard In An Arid Climate
28 May 2015
As more and more localities enact regulations that restrict the way you water your lawns and gardens, as a homeowner you're going to have to learn to adapt to these changes or live in a dull, brown world. That's because many plants and flowers currently used to liven up yards and gardens across the country are a poor match for most water rationing rules. These species will tend to turn wither and die in the dry summer heat.