If you're buying a home in an area that offers pressurized irrigation, also called canal or secondary water, your house might not already be hooked up to that system. Older houses in areas that have only recently added pressurized irrigation, and newer homes that have yet to be hooked up to the system, would use city drinking water for all needs, including watering lawns, unless otherwise requested. That means you have to choose between the two systems because using city drinking water for everything can become expensive, not to mention it puts a strain on the amount of available drinking water.
If you have an empty lot next to your home, this is the prime opportunity to buy it before someone else does. There are many advantages of buying the lot, four of which are listed below. Control Your View Buying the lot will help you control the view that you see when you look out the window. It would be very frustrating if you have a beautiful view, such as a creak or forestry, for someone to block it out by building a home or a building on the land.
For a homeowner, learning how to landscape a courtyard is a unique challenge. Few gardeners have experience with its limited scope and closed-off nature. But if your home or business includes a courtyard, you can successfully create a timeless yard space everyone will love. Here are 4 ways to do it. Create a Destination. If the courtyard is mostly viewed or entered from one particular location, decorate the space with that view in mind.
There are dozens, possibly hundreds of sod farms all across the U.S. Many of these operate with the intent of growing quality sod that can provide a beautiful and instant lawn for customers. However, there is a difference between organic sod farmers and non-organic sod farmers. You might think these labels odd, given that grass and dirt are all organic, but it is the methods of growing the sod that earns it the organic label.
If you want to cut down on the time that you spend mowing, weeding, and landscaping your property, go with a design that makes clever use of hardscaping. Hardscaping refers to using nonliving materials and matter in your landscape design, which can save you a lot of time maintaining your yard. Instead of spending every free weekend mowing, you will have more time to simply enjoy the space. Some popular hardscaping features include: