If you're new to the Southeastern United States, you may have heard the term "crepe murder" tossed around and wondered what the excitement was about when all it seems to be is a form of tree pruning. After all, it's not an uncommon sight to see cities and commercial centers bring in tree-trimming crews each year to lop the heads off of each tree they see. Yet when this is done to crepe myrtles (or crape myrtles, if you prefer that spelling), it can be particularly damaging.
- Have you noticed several houses that are newly constructed don't have grass, and you assume that the new home builders don't have the money for sod? If so, and you're looking to make a profit, starting a hydro seeding company is a great option. You can go around and put down hydro seed in these lawns, and in the lawns of people who have poor quality grass, and turn a profit.
- If you bought an older home that sits on a piece of property with a lawn that is very bumpy and unkempt, you may want to install a new lawn. A new lawn installation will make the property look more attractice than it does currently, and will be healthier and easier to manage than a scraggly, bumpy, half-dead lawn. Here are two approaches for installing an new lawn with the use of sod, and why one approach may work better for you than the other.
- One of the worst parts about trying to keep a nice lawn is that it can require quite a bit of work to maintain it. However, there are a few ways to cut down on your lawn maintenance while still having a beautiful lawn, such as the two listed below. Plant Slow Growing Grass The biggest way that you can help cut down on lawn maintenance while still keeping a beautiful lawn is to plant varieties of grass that do not grow quickly, which will result in you not having to mow your lawn as often.
- If you're getting ready to build a retaining wall on your property, structural stability is an important consideration. Since retaining walls face the force of shifting soil at some stage, it's in your best interest to reinforce it during construction. If you've decided to install the retaining wall on your own, you'll need to know how to add that reinforcement. Here are some tips to help you construct and reinforce the wall.