6 Hardscaping Projects You Can Do Yourself

Everyone loves the money-saving aspect of DIY projects. Plus, when you step back to look at your final result, you also get the satisfaction of saying, “Yeah, I did that”! Fortunately, when it comes to outdoor landscaping and hardscaping, there are an array of features you can create yourself without the help of professionals.   In …

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How to Plant Grass Seed: A Complete Beginner’s Guide

Growing new grass from seed is a totally unique challenge as compared to installing turf. While your efforts installing turf are immediate, sowing grass seed requires timing and patience. But sowing new seed on an established lawn (called overseeding) is an essential task for lawn maintenance that can patch up bald spots and make your …

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Retaining Walls: How Do Know If You Need One?

A well-constructed retaining wall can offer functionality and beauty. They are everywhere, you may not even notice them, but they’re an excellent way to solve a landscaping problem while still keeping your property looking its best. The question is: do you need one? Let’s take a deeper look at retaining walls and what you need …

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How to Save Water on Your Lawn this Summer (Infographic)

With summer comes: Rising temperatures Extra sunshine More time spent outdoors It also comes with increased water usage; most of which goes into sod, topsoil and the rest of your outdoor landscaping. This summer, be water wise by following these helpful tips, courtesy of Van Beek’s Garden Supplies. Save water & have a great looking lawn too …

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6 Questions to ask When Designing Your Landscape Project PT.2

Determine the scope of your Project In the last post, we talked a bit about determining the scope of your project. That simply means the size of the project and where you are starting from. The three starting points are from a fresh start or from the dirt up, replacing an existing project with something …

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