Your front yard can improve or detract from your home's exterior. A well-manicured yard with vegetation and trees, and a lawn without weeds and overgrowth, will make your home look tidy and well-maintained. Improving a neglected lawn is one of the best ways you can improve your front yard's appearance, and spring is a good time to do this. Here are some tips to help make this improvement.
Prepare the Site
Spring is coming and as you prepare your home and yard for the warmer weather, don't neglect to prepare your trees. There are a few things that you should do to prepare your trees for spring to ensure that they stay healthy and strong.
Spring is the perfect time to inspect your trees for any damage or disease. Because your trees are bare, damage and disease are much easier to spot than if you inspect your trees later in the season when they have all their leaves.
When you have had a tree removed from your property, you are often left with a stump sticking up. Dealing with old tree stumps can be a headache, but it does not have to be. There are several tricks that you can try to get rid of the stump. Here are a few painless stump removal tricks to try before calling the tree service to grind the stump:
1. Make Stumps Rot Faster Using the Salt Trick
With dry weather getting worse every year, you may want to have a landscaping design that is resistant to droughts and hot weather. There are many things that can be done to make your landscaping more drought-tolerant, such as using hardscaping or native plants. Here are some ideas that will help make your landscaping design more drought tolerant:
1. Using Stone and Gravel for Hardscaping Ground Covers
Stone and gravel are some of the best choices of materials to use when creating a drought-tolerant landscaping design.
If you are looking to construct a commercial building, or are looking to expand upon a structure that is already in place, you may be looking to buy a plot of land designated for commercial use. However, before you invest money into that plot, you may be thinking about having an ALTA survey done. An ALTA survey can provide you with a lot of information about the land, such as where exactly your property lines are, if there are utility features on the land, whether there are any easements or encumbrances or even if any of the neighbors are over their land and using the land you are thinking of buying.