Foot traffic wear patterns are the most common backyard problem. And when it rains you can instantly notice the bare patches turn to mud due to past erosion. Making a flagstone pathway is the easy and inexpensive solution. Because no two flagstone pieces are alike, you can create a very unique structure that can come in a variety of different colors, shapes, widths, and depths. Would you like your own flagstone pathway? You'll need these materials: Border Material Pea Gravel Big Rocks Soil…
The natural beauty of a flagstone patio or pathway is enhanced by planting ground cover in the empty space between stones. Not only do the plants help tie the flagstone in to the surrounding landscape, they also make a garden trail or patio feel more inviting.
I was watching This Old House about a month ago, and they were remodeling a house in the Los Angeles area. They also brought in new landscaping to the front yard. One thing they did really caught my attention... Instead of using natural stone pavers on the walkway leading up the house, they used pieces…
Mercury Bay Weed (Dichondra repens) is a mat forming ground cover with small, kidney shaped bright green leaves native to New Zealand and parts of Australia. It often occurs in forest, woodland, and grassland habitat types. It can also be found in lawns, where it may be deliberately planted or come up as a ground cover. An ideal lawn substitute for under trees or low traffic areas.
Best 125 Simple Rock Walkway Ideas To Apply On Your Garden
Once you create a front yard and backyard, you need to have a good walkway design. There is a lot of uses for walkways in your back or front yard. People might find the best way to go through your… Continue Reading →
At this time of the year, there are lots of puddles to meet and greet when out and about. Whilst children tend to like and play in puddles, I suspect they remain a secret source of fascination to many adults
Bogs are mossy wetlands. Almost all of their water comes from rain and snow. Water in bogs is low in oxygen, very acidic and often cold! Sphagnum or peat moss is common in bogs. This moss has large cells with openings that absorb a lot of water. This makes bogs very spongy. - NatureWorks