Landscaping With Concrete

Concrete is not the antithesis to landscaping.  Beyond the driveway, pavements and as a cheap, low maintenance option to cover grassed areas, concrete offers landscaping solutions that are both economical and attractive.

Borders and Edging

Concrete borders and curbing are one of the most popular ways to give your garden a fantastic finish.  Use concrete to border around trees, setting them apart as a focal point for your garden.  Or, simply use concrete as edging around your flower or vegetable beds to give your overall garden landscape a tidier and more streamlined look.  Best of all, having a continuous border acts as a barrier stopping unwanted grass and weeds from invading your beloved garden beds. (more…)

An Introduction to Hardscaping

Hardscaping Explained
Those unfamiliar with landscaping lingo are unlikely to have ever heard the term “hardscaping”. So what does this term mean?

Basically, landscaping can be divided into two subcategories. While softscaping refers to the plant or living features used when of designing and decorating your yard, hardscaping relates to the inanimate elements used in landscaping. Accents in brick, stone and wood such as walkways, water features, patios and ornaments are the examples of hardscaping features you may have (or want!) in your garden. (more…)

Designing Your Vegetable Garden

Imagine being able to pop out to your backyard everyday to pick your own flavoursome, nutrient-packed produce.  Regardless of the size of your home, it is possible to grow your own vegies.  Here are a few tips on how to get started:

Positioning Your Patch

Although it is tempting to place your patch along a fence or corner so that its appearance does not take away from the overall aesthetics of your yard, doing so is likely to produce sub-optimal results. (more…)

How To Design A Garden

If you’re reading this, you’re probably just starting out in garden design. In fact, you probably came here because you had an impulse to do a little research to find out how much work is involved in designing a garden before you committed to doing it. Asking how to design a garden is like asking how someone might design a car. The design will largely be influenced by how you intend to use the garden.

Top Reasons To Design A Meditation Garden

You come home from work exhausted, wishing you could find a way to regain the enthusiasm you once had for your career. You’re agitated and irritable, filled with tension from all the meetings you’ve had throughout the day. Does this sound like you? Chances are, you’re not able to find a place where you can truly relax and unwind. You’ll go from chair to chair, looking for comfort but finding none. There is an easier way.

Design An Award-Winning Garden

People deck out their gardens for a variety of reasons. Some people simply like to have a naturally beautiful space to go to when they’re feeling stressed out and need a break. Others design a beautiful garden for the sense of accomplishment they get when they finish the project. Then there are people that work day and night trying to come up with a fantastic garden design so they can win an award from the home-owner’s association. If you’re like most garden enthusiasts, you probably fall somewhere in the middle of these three types.

Landscaping Construction Can Help You In Creating A Paradise

Landscaping construction is a service provided to help anyone achieve their goals in creating a perfect and beautiful outdoor area for their home.

There are many different aspects involved in the construction of outdoor living areas. First, a plan must be made by a professional landscape designer. They will talk with you to find out what you would like, your budget and other factors. Then the appropriate research is conducted to investigate the local environment.


What Is Landscape Design?

Landscape design is the process of creating a tailored plan that can transform your garden from a bland and boring area to a beautiful, thriving paradise that you and your family can enjoy.
A crucial element in the planning stage is knowledge of the environment and area where the job is to take place. It’s important that a qualified professional conduct these activities. They have the appropriate training, knowledge and on-the-job experience to ensure that what you want, is a safe and suitable solution for the layout of the area.

Residential Landscaping Design

Landscaping design is a craft practiced throughout the world. If you take a drive through any major residential area, you will notice the gardens of certain houses are absolutely beautiful. Such aesthetically pleasing results are the culmination of planning, preparation and hard work.


Landscaping Construction

Landscaping construction is definitely more than just planting a few shrubs or trees. Instead, this service is designed to cover everything from building a new patio or deck to completing a concrete driveway for your home. Lower Mountains Landscape Supplies offers these services, and more, for you to use when completing your outdoor home improvement projects.