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Soil additive transforms sterile dirt into rich, organic topsoil.
Most people understand that finding genuine, nutrient rich topsoil for your plantings to thrive in is difficult these days. Often you have to import soil from other regions or mix petroleum-based fertilizers into your dirt. Not an optimum way to care for the environment or your pocket book!
Posted on July 20 ,2009 | 0 comments
We had a chance to do a front yard makeover for the Sandeno family up on Log Hill last year. They had torn out a very large concrete patio that had partially collapsed due to some aggressive ground squirrels and were left with a very barren gentle slope leading down to a circular driveway we put in the previous summer.
We advised our clients to create some texture to the approach by terracing the front with some boulders, installing some hardy feskew grass, and planting deer resistant shrubs strategically on the second tier. To keep it all moist we installed a drip and sprinkler system on a timer.
Not shown in the picture was the work we did for them on the roadside of the circular drive. We created some interest by bringing in soil that created three to four foot hills on which we planted some blue spruce effectively creating a visual barrier between the road and the house. All views were preserved yet privacy has increased.
Posted on March 25 ,2009 | 0 comments
Winter is upon us and there’s not much worse than waking up to three feet of fresh snow and no way to get your car in or out of the driveway. Snow removal is a tiring and time consuming job that can either take all day or be done in short order if you have the right equipment on hand. Read more »
Posted on November 4 ,2008 | 0 comments