If you want the look of a waterfall in your landscape, but you lack the hills or the ponds, consider building a faux rock waterfall. All you need to do is dig a small basin to serve as a drainage point. It is a task a beginning DIY enthusiast can complete without a professional landscaper. Here are some tips to build a faux rock waterfall in your yard Prepare to Work
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- While concrete curbing around a flower bed or a fence provides an attractive and useful barrier in the landscape, it can also be problematic to trim the grass around it. Lawnmowers can't mow right up against the curbing or fence, and string trimmers may cause damage to the curbing or fence materials. Fortunately, there are some landscaping options that will solve this problem and still look good. Option #1: Brick mowing strip
- When you hire a lawn service to mow your lawn and perform other related jobs around your yard, you'll happily find that you have more free time at your disposal because you no longer have to tend to such frequent duties. It's important to make sure, however, that the service you hire is correctly addressing the finer points of the job. Anyone can simply cut the lawn for you, but the best lawn services will stand out for their ability to perform a variety of subtle tasks that show their professionalism and dedication to their craft.
- If your yard has a slope, especially if that slope is steep, you might notice that after each rainstorm, more soil continues to pile at the bottom of the hill, despite planted grass to help keep the topsoil in place. This is a sign that you need to design some type of erosion control, or your landscape will continue to change, eventually affecting your drainage and lawn quality. Here are some things you can do to slow the erosion of the slope.