Landscaping & Garden & Landscape : Home & Garden
Traditional fire pits have used wood as a fuel source. Newer designs have incorporated propane gas as a fuel source. By understanding the differences between gas and wood fire pits you can make a better decision as to which fire pit is right for you.
Not all cylinder lawn mowers are the same. Certain models offer specific features that help you achieve superior cutting results and are a better value for your money than others. In fact, some of the best performing cylinder lawn mowers are priced economically.
People who choose to purchase steel garden and driveway gates, or iron railings to surround their home are often looking to make a statement rather than merely secure the perimeter of their property. And the type of materials chosen invariably end up making a statement about the people doing the pur
The Ancient Egyptians and later the Greeks and Romans all used fabric to create shade. In Rome the Colosseum was shaded with large canvas "sails" that were pulled into place by Roman sailors. It was with the invention of a far more durable and relatively inexpensive fabric called shade clo
Tips to help in setting up an outdoor water fountain. Is an electric or solar powered water fountain best for your project?
The majority of moths are attracted to the moon, other light sources and fabrics. It's common knowledge that moths flock to light sources, but a lesser known fact is that the attraction has less to do with light than confusion. Moths use light as a navigation tool, though a number of theories explai
Metal sheds have become commonplace in recent years as useful storage space. They offer a low-cost alternative to renting storage units on a monthly basis and the convenience of having the items on your own property. However, many metal sheds aren't very attractive, but you can take some of these st
When it comes to the holiday season, there is no better way to decorate your home and garden then to use solar string lights. The following are just some of the additional reasons to purchase solar outdoor lighting to add some flare to the exterior of your home.
A cedar picket fence can make a great addition to any home. Cedar is a hardy wood that will withstand the elements and is naturally resistant to insects such as termites. Whether replacing existing pickets or starting from scratch, the key to a strong fence is a solid frame. The posts should be well
There are lots of factors why people enjoy having garden fountains in their homes. In addition to their artistic purposes, garden fountains serve much more uses than what meets your eyes. In today's hectic world, garden fountains gives a respite from the hectic lifestyle helping to lessen the p
Although there are several palm trees that bear fronds in the shape of a fan, "fan palm" refers to Washingtonia robusta, or the Mexican fan palm. This fast-growing tree produces a single trunk that reaches heights of over 100 feet. Fan palm trees are a snap to care for when grown within Zones 8 thro
Retaining walls are used to level out a sloped yard to create more usable space. Homeowners may shy away from this project if they are envisioning heavy stones set with mortar. However, there is a much simpler approach to tackle this project in just one weekend. Stackable retaining wall blocks are h
Creating a clean and beautiful environment around your home or business is important. The way you and your guests feel about your surroundings is influenced largely by landscaping. Create-A-Curb, Inc. offers an innovative approach to ...
The excitement of starting your landscaping job leaves you ready to jump right in with the project. Before you get too excited, take the time to prepare the area for the changes that will take place. Having a clean slate that is fully prepared for the project makes the actual landscaping go much fas
No matter if you are hoping to enhance your existing electric lawn mower, or you basically just would prefer something that will get the project done, you might take the following into account. The following ...
PVC vinyl fencing is a sensible choice to mark boundaries around properties, because it is virtually maintenance-free. Unlike wood fencing, the PVC is non-porous, so it easily resists damage like staining, mildew and mold that often occurs on wood fencing. A regular spray down with a hose or wipe wi
Cloudy pool water is a symptom of a chemical problem.swimming pool image by apeschi from Fotolia.comNothing looks more inviting than a pool of crystal blue water on a hot summer day. Pool owners know that maintaining that pristine beauty is hard work and sometimes battling cloudy or milky...
For the most part, when landscaping and gardening, people tend to focus on the aesthetic, decorative aspects. One often unrecognized opportunity is edible landscaping. This process ranges from incorporating a couple of edible elements to ...
Surrounding your home with attractive fencing and gates will achieve multiple objectives. First, you want an enclosure that will create a degree of privacy, at least in the backyard. Also, a yard enclosure can deter people and animals from walking on your property and protect your pets, shrubs, flow