Landscaping Tag

05 Jun Selecting the Right Plants for Coastal Regions

One of the most important aspects of landscaping is selecting the right plants for coastal regions that can adapt to the local climate and suit the desired aesthetics. While it may not seem to be such a challenge, getting these two factors right can be a challenging task even for the most adept landscape designer. Coastal regions pose a unique challenge, which can really test your ability to plan and design the landscape.

Coastal Region Soil

If you have ever been to a beach, you would notice two things about it: sand and salt. The soil along the coasts is predominantly sandy; as a result it is very porous. Porous soil means that the water is not retained and along with the water, even the nutrients are drained leaving very little for the plants to absorb.
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15 Sep Understanding the soil for Landscaping

The devil is in the details they say - this is a very common phrase! It is very true even with landscaping. While many designers would like to focus on the kind of plants and the weather, the soil for Landscaping is equally important to get the whole concept just right.
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24 Oct Sustainable Landscaping: Reusing non-degradable Materials

Sustainable landscaping is not just about ensuring the resources you use are biodegradable but by reusing non-degradable materials in your new design, you will have a wider impact in saving the plant. And as a result of reusing non-degradable materials like glass bottles, plastic tubs or even tyres in your sustainable landscape, you will have a beautiful natural garden. Here are many ways these discarded materials can be used to build works of art. 
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Sustainable Landscaping – Overview

24 Feb Sustainable Landscaping – Overview

Landscaping is important to any residential or commercial property, especially so when it is a sustainable landscape.  A well planned and designed garden is more appealing and useful than a randomly created one.  Today with growing concerns and realisation about the threats to the planet, sustainable landscaping is becoming important.
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Landscaping with solar lights

24 Sep Landscaping with solar lights

The long standing curse on garden lights has finally being crushed down, thanks to Landscaping with solar lights. With solar lights coming in to your household’s huge electrical bill’s rescue, every keen gardener is looking...

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Weeding Out Your Plant Problems

02 Feb Weeding Out Your Plant Problems

After the umpteenth dead rosebush in your garden there comes a time when one must admit that they do not possess this so called ‘green thumb’ that has been the success of many, all thanks...

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