Terra Brewer

February 2, 2017

Choosing the Right Plants and Elements for Your Landscape Project

If you already have a landscaping idea in your mind for your backyard or the front yard, the next thing to consider is the right plant and elements needed to make your visualization to reality. A beautiful landscape will make use of various plants and elements, but most individuals find it hard choosing the best plants to suit their taste and preferences. Our guide will outline some tips to assist you in selecting the best plants and elements for an attractive landscape. How do you choose the right plants for your landscape? Consider the characteristics of the plant Although landscaping is a simple project to do, it is crucial to choose the right elements and plants in the first place, and this should be done with utmost care. Consider the characteristics of the plant first and see whether they are suitable to grow in your area or not. Local garden […]
January 17, 2017

Top 4 Tips on Selecting a Landscape Design for Your Home

An outstanding landscaping requires more than a spotless lawn and some flowers. For starters, you’ll need a plan, and one of the most important components of a landscaping plan is the design. But how do you choose the right landscape design for your home given the fact that landscape designs aren’t universal i.e. different designs work for different types of homes. It’s worth nothing that the best landscape design for your home is one that organizes the natural and man-made features of your yard/landscape into a beautiful but functional and environmentally sustainable space. So, how do you select the best landscape design for your home? To help you answer this question, below are some of the most important tips on selecting a landscape design for your home. Tip 1: Understand your landscape It’s impossible to select a great landscape design for your home if you don’t understand your landscape. Different […]
December 30, 2016

10 Things to Avoid When Landscaping

Landscaping can be defined as any activity which is meant to improve the aesthetic appeal of land. Landscaping involves adding ornamental features as well living elements like flora or fauna to a landscape. Landscaping which is also known as gardening focuses on creating beautiful environments within a landscape. It is, however, possible to compromise the beauty of your landscape instead if you make common landscaping mistakes. To avoid wasting your time, effort and money, below are 10 things to avoid doing when landscaping. 1. Poor planning: Most people are guilty of poor planning practices when it comes to landscaping. For some reason, many homeowners don’t prepare concrete plans when landscaping which usually leaves plenty of room for errors during the actual process. You need to know every single thing you want to do, the cost, expected results, etc. to increase your chances of success. You should plan for landscaping as […]
December 7, 2016

Landscaping Tips and Ideas

One of the best ways to improve the overall appearance of your home, starting from the exterior, is landscaping the free spaces of your outdoors. If you do not have available space outside your home, maybe it’s about time to transform that yard space into something that’s more eye-catching and functional. Decorating with trees, shrubbery, and other vegetation is an excellent way to breathe life into your home. If you have some knack for gardening, some minor carpentry skills and if you are game to try new things, you can do the landscaping on your own. However, you always have the option to call for professional help to make things easier and more convenient for you. If you are not familiar with landscape designing, you might be pleasantly surprised with all the choices you can make. The possibilities of how your outdoor space can look like are endless. However, you […]