Ben Harvey

About Me
Make Your Yard Come Alive

I'm glad you visited my website on landscaping. My name is Lucia Nash. I have a very busy and exciting garden. The feeder is always active with sparrows. We put a couple hummingbird feeders out and they visit us every summer. There are many types of birds that visit my yard. So many of my friends wonder why my yard is so busy with gorgeous animals, not the destructive kind, but the types that are just a pleasure to have around. The answer to that question is difficult to sum up in a few sentences, so I decided it was better to write blog posts on how to create a great yard.


Is Your Dog’s Urine Ruining Your Yard? Here’s What You Need To Know

21 June 2017
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If you have a dog and have noticed brown patches of dead grass in your yard, you may be wondering why it happens and what to do. Dog urine can kill grass and make your lawn have as many spots as a leopard. Here's why dog urine kills grass and what you can do to have a healthy lawn without changing your dog's diet. Dog Urine Contains Nitrogen Many people believe that dog urine is acidic and that is why they believe the urine kills grass. Read More …

Design A Beautiful, Multi-Use Backyard

19 June 2017
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The boon to having a backyard is using it. You can send the kids out to play, host barbecues, or just lounge in the sun. Your landscaping should facilitate these multiple uses while still complementing your house. Design a multi-use backyard with beautiful landscaping as accenting. Central Lawn The foundation of your multi-use backyard is the lawn. Your backyard should feature an expanse of lawn wide enough for playing and entertaining on. Read More …

Starting A New Flower Garden? Drip Irrigation Saves Water And Improves The Health Of Your Flowers

19 June 2017
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In the world of agriculture, modern drip irrigation systems are a relatively recent invention. They were invented to allow farmers to use much less water when watering their crops, as drip irrigation minimizes water loss due to evaporation and the effects of wind. However, landscapers and flower gardeners are realizing that drip irrigation has benefits that go far beyond saving money on your water bill; not only is drip irrigation easy to set up, but it's hands-off once you do since it is controlled by a timer. Read More …

Tips To Help You Grow A Well-Kept And Healthy Lawn

18 June 2017
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The condition of the lawn growing in your front yard can make or break the appearance of your home and its landscaping. An unkempt, weed-filled, and patchy front lawn makes your home look uncared for and messy. Keeping your lawn looking good and well-manicured requires you to take care of its mowing on an appropriate schedule and provide a good watering schedule. Here are few lawn maintenance tips to help you. Read More …

Starting With An Empty Yard? Hire A Landscaping Contractor To Get All Sorts Of Ideas

16 June 2017
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When a person goes house hunting, one of their top priorities may be to get a completed landscape. This prevents them from having to do much work at all aside from maintaining the yard. But, it also makes it less enticing to change up the backyard because it has already been worked on extensively. You may own a home that has an empty landscape, which is perfect for when you want to take on all sorts of projects. Read More …