Landscaping involves a lot more than just grass and flowers; creative ideas for landscape stone continue to pop up. Here are ten of the most popular.
Initially the lawn was started as a grazing pasture during the Middle Ages in Europe. It was started as the area in front of a house provided for grazing animals. The concept of the lawn developed, and now has different uses in different parts of the world. Here we will discuss the history of lawns [...]
Mulch does more for your lawn and garden than just giving it a tidy look and pretty face. It helps plants grow stronger and healthier, feeds soil, reduces erosion and conserves water. Mulch also minimizes -- or even eliminates -- the need for weeding, so you can spend your weekends admiring instead of [...]
With Spring in full swing in Carroll County, Maryland, we've had a flood of customers and friends contacting us for advice about how to make a mulch bed to beautify their homes and add curb appeal. Here are some things to consider for your spring landscaping project, so that you get the most out of [...]
They say you shouldn't judge a book by its cover. But let's face it: a home and its occupants are often judged (at least in part) by the appearance of its front lawn. So making an investment into beautiful front yard landscaping is a wise choice for the design-minded homeowner. Here are some insider secrets [...]
If you want great curb appeal, a refined look to your landscaping, and dollar for dollar increased value for your home, then you’re going to love these mulch landscaping ideas to give a polished touch to your trees, shrubs, and beds. While mulching is important for its aesthetic appeal, it is a necessity for the health of your plantings, as well.
Many people in Carroll County, and around Maryland, are opening up their pools for the year, so we at Westminster Lawn Landscape Supply Yards wanted to post an article with some landscaping ideas around pools. How to create a beautiful waterscape... A swimming pool can be the social centerpiece to the summer for your friends [...]
"Lettuce, Turnip, and Pea." Did your mother ever say that to you? I think of it often when it's time to consider what to plant in my garden as Spring approaches. This being the third year that I have planted a garden, I have learned from trial and error. One error has been the size [...]
When the weather gets wet and sloppy, stone driveways can become a mud bog. Here are a few tips for maintaining a stone driveway. While stone driveways are the least expensive to create, they require the most maintenance, in comparison to concrete, asphalt paving, or brick pavers. The slope, curves, stability of the sub-grade, and [...]
During this busy holiday season, it is so often easy to get caught up in the stress of so many extra chores - shopping, decorating, baking. Gift-giving can become a hassle. Gift certificates are a good option for the hard-to-buy-for person, as it allows them to choose the precise item that matches their tastes and [...]