We sought the advice of several landscaping experts for some do-it-yourself tips on gardening and landscaping. They gamely answered questions ranging from budget concerns to managing a gardening schedule, through to selecting plants for a warm climate, plus their idea of a definitive “curb appeal” landscaping tip.
The six gardening gurus gave us helpful, carefully thought-out recommendations and threw in some of their personal experiences about managing difficult projects and weird requests. Let these pros guide you as you embark on your own DIY landscaping project.
From the flashiest international amusement parks to the humblest old-tire-and rope swing sets at home, safety should always come first. Every year, emergency rooms all over the world deal with tens of thousands of playground-related accidents.
This is why regulations addressing playground safety exist. They not only set rules in place - they also significantly contribute to a child and guardian’s well-being and peace of mind. Let’s take a closer look at what else these playground regulations have achieved.
One of the best traits of rubber mulch for garden or landscaping use is it can inhibit the growth of weeds. It offers unique anti-weed properties which most organic mulches can’t.
This doesn’t mean that you can give up weeding your garden manually, though. Preparing your yard or garden for colder seasons or new plants necessitates pulling out weeds and disposing of them by hand before applying rubber mulch.
Red is a stop-in-your-tracks color, and if you want your landscaping project to be a head-turner, Red Landscape Rubber Mulch is your best bet. Not only does it offer a visual upgrade for your home’s exterior, it also comes with a lot of benefits for your gardening activities.
One thing that significantly contributes to the life and function of rubber mulch is the geo-textile fabric layer. Geofabric is installed on top of the ground separating the rubber mulch from the soil below. Geofabric is an often overlooked part of the installation process but offers several key benefits that help keep rubber mulch at its peak performance:
This basic benefits of rubber mulch are somehow best translated into its default color: Black (Dyed-Solid) Landscape Rubber Mulch. It does its job at providing insulation, protection from pests and weeds, requiring less maintenance compared to organic mulches, and keeping your landscaping neat. At the same time, its no-nonsense tone reminds you that you pitched in to keep landfills from becoming overrun with used and unwanted tires while reaping all the advantages rubber mulch has to offer.
Just like a makeover using cosmetics and an upgraded wardrobe for yourself, your house can get extra curb appeal with a few simple tools and a bit of elbow grease.
RubberMulch teamed up with RE/MAX of New Jersey to offer expert advice to help you achieve this goal with a handy new infographic. Using easy-to-follow tips and colorful images in a neat layout, you’re sure to learn something new. Whether it’s how to upgrade exterior details like landscaping and fixtures, or knowing what to avoid when showing a potential buyer your home, having the Extra Curb Appeal infographic can earn you extra points in home improvement.