Landscaping Articles

What You Need to Know About the Perc Test

Don’t know what a percolation test is? Learn here all about it and why it’s so important!

By eHARDHAT Contributor

What Are the Benefits of Lawn Rolling?

A bumpy lawn isn't that much of an eye sore, but it can cause pools to form and ruin your entire yard. Rolling the lawn is a common process to fix this, but is it right for you?

By eHARDHAT Contributor

4 Reasons Why You Should Plant a Tree on Your Property

Did you know that a fully grown tree can save you up to 30% of your yearly energy cost and increase your property value by at least 10%? Check these and other benefits of planting a tree in your yard!

By eHARDHAT Contributor

How to Drain Water from the Side of Your Home

Landscape drainage is important to keep water away from your foundation and avoid damages. Learn the best drainage methods to divert water from your home!

By eHARDHAT Contributor

Why You Need Snow Removal for Your Roof

Allowing snow buildup on a roof creates a series of issues. The freezing temperature can damage structures and removing it in large quantities may require special tools. Learn why your roof needs snow removal urgently!

By eHARDHAT Contributor

How to Keep Your Lawn Green and Healthy

Learn some easy tips on how to maintain your lawn to keep it green, healthy, and lush spending less time and effort!

By eHARDHAT Contributor

How to Design a Low-Maintenance Garden

These simple ideas will help you spend less time working on your garden and keep it looking beautiful.

By eHARDHAT Contributor

Top 4 Vegetables and Herbs for Urban Gardeners

Want to start a small veggie and herb garden, but you don’t have the space or the know-how for it? Then check out these surefire options of beginning urban gardeners!

By eHARDHAT Contributor

How to Prevent Backyard Critters

Learn what attracts them to your home and how to get to keep these local wild animals away from your yard.

By eHARDHAT Contributor

How to Stop Your Pipes from Freezing This Winter

If you’re a new homeowner, you must have heard about the concept of winterization and how important it is. There are many things you can do to winterize your home but in this post, we will focus more on the pipes!

By eHARDHAT Contributor

8 Irresistible Outdoor Christmas Decorations

Nothing better sets the Christmas mood than the right decorations -- indoors and outdoors!

By eHARDHAT Contributor

7 DIY Crafts Made from Fall Leaves

With the trees starting to turn, it’s time to break out the fall decorations! Here are some creative DIY craft projects you can make with leaves!

By Diego Lopes

The Best Lawn Edging Ideas

Need a fresh, new way to outline your gardens? Take a look at these easy edging ideas!

By Isadora Guidoni

Throw and Awesome 4th of July Party with These 6 Ideas

Planning your 4th of July party? Add more fun and excitement to your plans with these awesome and patriotic party ideas!

By Sean Mahan

How to Choose the Perfect Outdoor Furniture

Your backyard is landscaped and your deck or patio is clean and ready for furniture. But with so many options for outdoor furniture available, how do you choose the perfect set? Follow this guide to choose the perfect outdoor furniture for your backyard!

By Isadora Guidoni

How to Build a DIY Fire Pit

Take your backyard to the next level with an easy DIY fire pit!

By Sean Mahan

How to Plan the Perfect Picnic

Are you planning on taking advantage of the warmer weather and having a picnic? Make sure you’re prepared with these perfect picnic tips!

By Isadora Guidoni

7 Clever and Inexpensive Garden Tips

Here are some great ideas for maintaining a garden this year.

By Sean Mahan

Best Fragrant Flowers for the Garden

Here are some of the best smelling flowers that you can plant in your garden!

By Kelly Mahan

How to Turn Your Backyard into a Meditation Space

Ever wanted a tranquil place to relax, unwind, and meditate? You can easily turn your garden into a meditation space by following these simple tips!

By Kelly Mahan

Your Guide to Valentine’s Day Flowers

The language of flowers can be confusing and overwhelming, so we put together this simple Valentine's Day flower guide!

By Isadora Guidoni

5 Awesome Hardscaping Ideas

Want some hardscaping ideas for your backyard? Come take a look!

By Sean Mahan

The Tastiest Memorial Day Recipes For Your Weekend Celebration!

Curious about great backyard Memorial Day eats? Then this article is for you!

By Sean Mahan

Why Soil Type Matters and How To Fix Your Garden

If you want your garden to thrive this new season and grow as healthy and as beautiful as possible, check out why your soil type matters and how to fix it!

By Isadora Guidoni

How to Make a Hot Fudge Sundae Bar (for a party)

If you're planning an event consider having a hot fudge sundae bar for your guests! It doesn't matter if you're staying inside or going outdoors, this kind of bar can be anywhere. And if you're hosting an adult theme or just celebrating a child's birthday, ice cream can be enjoyed by any company of any age. Take a look to see what a hot fudge sundae bar can offer your event!

By Sean Mahan

What’s In Season: Your Guide to Summer Produce

In the spirit of local produce, we’ve put together this list of what’s in season this summer. Though not all of these grow in every part of the country, it’s certain that at least some of these grow locally to you. Check out farmer’s markets and crop shares to see what produce your region produces.

By Marc Pasciuto

3 Garden Bed Solutions for a Fruitful Season

Raised garden beds, also called garden boxes, are great for growing small plots of veggies and flowers. They keep pathway weeds from your garden soil, prevent soil compaction, provide good drainage and serve as a barrier to pests such as slugs and snails. For the experienced gardener or the novice, raised garden beds take the hassle out of horticulture. We found some that are very easy to assemble and to maintain. Check them out!

By eHARDHAT Contributor

Ten Backyard DIY Projects Sure to Inspire Summer Fun

It’s almost time for backyard parties and barbeques, but most backyards are still littered with the debris of the winter and leftover decor from last year. Give your yard an update (and your wallet a break) with these top ten DIYs.

By Ty Leisey

7 DIY Herb Gardens Sure to Spice Up Your Life

Whether you want to try your hand at gardening or simply want to take your cooking to the next level, starting an indoor herb garden is a wonderfully rewarding experience. There are countless ways to create your own indoor herb garden, so we’ve rounded up seven examples of varying sizes and shapes so you’ll be able to start your garden no matter how big or small your home is.

By Kelly Mahan

Natural Halloween Decorations: Building Your Own Bat House

Halloween is quickly approaching, which means it’s the perfect time to talk about the benefits of building your own bat house. Bats may have a terrifying reputation due to Hollywood, but in reality, bats are extremely beneficial to the ecosystem.

By Kelly Mahan

Planting in the Fall for the Perfect Spring Garden

If you’re wondering how to get a beautiful, colorful spring garden, the secret is to plant in the fall. By planting your bulbs, ornamental grasses, and trees in the fall, you’re sure to get the perfect garden come springtime.

By Kelly Mahan

Create Your Own Private Oasis in Your Backyard With a She Shed

She sheds are sweeping the nation, close on the heels of man caves. While men can retreat to their man cave for some alone time, women can now retreat to their she sheds to relax, unwind, and maybe get a little artsy or crafty. Today we’ll be exploring this new trend and see just why women across the country are replacing lawnmowers with easy chairs.

By Kelly Mahan

Standing Tall Through Fall: Seasonal Tree Care Guidelines

You may not think your trees need any help in the fall, but you’d be wrong. Trees need to replenish the moisture and nutrients they lost over the hot summer to prepare them for the cold winter ahead. Follow these steps to learn how you can keep your trees healthy this fall.

By Kelly Mahan

The Coolest Dog Houses Your Dog Will Beg You For

Dog houses were once unoriginal outdoor homes for your pup. Or a timeout for your spouse. Nowadays, however, tails are wagging over these amazing and luxurious dog houses. Treat your dog with his very own home where he can relax and enjoy lounging on his own deck or swimming in his own bone-shaped pool.

By Kelly Mahan

How (and Why) to Start Home Composting

One of the newest and fastest spreading trends for homeowners today is home composting but just what is involved in making a compost heap and why is it a good idea for your home? We’ve dug deep into the world of home composting to find out!

By Dave Kostos

Summer Planting for Fall Harvest

It’s never too late to get out into the garden - brush off that green thumb and include these veggies in your summer garden for a bountiful, delicious fall harvest!

By Ty Leisey

3 Fantastic Father’s Day DIY Projects

Father’s Day is this Sunday and if you’re still coming up with a plan for your dad time is running out! Use these simple remodels, decorating, and entertaining tips to make your father’s Father’s Day a hole in one.

By Dave Kostos

3 Ways to Prepare Your Yard for Summer

High temperatures and sunny weather are fast approaching. Get started early to create a welcoming and inviting outdoor space for plenty of summer fun!

By Ty Leisey

Renew and Explore with 3 Stunning Spring Remodels

Believe it or not winter is finally coming to an end which means that homeowners are looking forward to all the brightness, warmth, and life that comes with spring. Check out some of these gorgeous new spring remodeling trends and you’ll feel warmer already!

By Eduardo Leitao

How Much Does it Cost to Remove a Tree?

A home surrounded by healthy trees is very appealing to potential buyers and can increase the value of your home. With a huge variety of trees, each needs individual attention and custom maintenance. The cost of removing a tree depends on several factors.

By Danielle Lee

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