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.


Tips For Applying Landscape Fertilizer For A Healthy Lawn

13 March 2018
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If you wonder why your yard is never as lush and green as your neighbor's, it might be that you're not using fertilizer correctly or at all. For grass and plants to be their healthiest and fend off weeds, insects, and diseases, they need the extra nutrients from fertilizer, namely phosphorus, nitrogen, and potassium. However, other nutrients are important too. These nutrients can be derived from natural, organic matter or from traditional fertilizer blends. Read More …

3 Ideas To Create Durable Low Maintenance Landscaping For Your Clients With Rocks And Water

14 February 2018
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If you want to give your clients landscaping that is more durable and low-maintenance, rocks and water features are great choices. All landscaping designs are going to require some upkeep, such as cleaning, and occasional repairs. With rock designs, you have the choice of many different colors, textures and designs to add to landscaping. Water features help give life to rocks and create a relaxing atmosphere. Here are some ideas that you will want to consider for low-maintenance landscaping with rocks and water features: Read More …

3 Tips For Keeping Your Lawn In Good Shape

17 January 2018
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You'll want to ensure you do all you can to have the best-looking yard in your area. This will require the right amount of time and effort but can allow your home and yard to look much attractive in the process. Being aware of top tips for caring for your lawn is sure to be helpful in making this dream a reality. Tip #1: Have the right tools Of course, it's necessary to have the tools and supplies to help get the job completed with ease. Read More …

Time To Start Planning Your New Lawn For This Spring? How To Get The Weeds Under Control

20 December 2017
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When spring comes, you'll want to get busy with the landscaping. If you've decided to plant new grass, you'll need to get the weeds under control. Unfortunately, during the winter, the weeds have laid dormant beneath the soil. As soon as the soil warms up, those weeds are going to come out in force. If you don't get rid of the weeds before you plant your fresh grass seed, you're going to end up with a fresh lawn of noxious weeds. Read More …

Prune Your Fig Tree To Promote Healthy Growth Next Spring

12 December 2017
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If you have a fig tree growing on your property and weren't overall pleased with the amount of figs that were produced this past spring, the reason for the shortage could be due to the tree having long, damaged branches that were blocking healthy branches from receiving enough sunlight or depleting energy from the tree. The best time to prune a fig tree is during the winter months because fig trees are dormant then and you will not interfere with the fruit producing cycle. Read More …