When I tell people that I'm the landscaper who looks after our team's football field they are really impressed, and a little jealous. I don't think they know how much work it is though - it's definitely trickier than keeping your backyard looking green. Not only does my football field need to look lush, it also needs to be perfectly even so that the ball doesn't bounce at crazy angles, and not so soft that the players boots sink in. I need to keep up with all of the latest tricks that landscapers have, and I write these up here so that everyone can give them a try on their own fields.
21 June 2017
Losing a loved one is an incredibly difficult thing for anybody to go through, and it's often made even harder because of all the arrangements that need to be made. Although it would be easier if it could all be put off until the shock and initial stages of grief have passed, funeral arrangements and other concerns have to be sorted quickly. One of the most important things that you'll want to make sure you get right is the choice of a lasting monument, a permanent place to remember the deceased.
12 May 2017
Companies today benefit from the slew of new technologies designed to increase efficiency and productivity. However, whilst focusing on technology, it is easy to overlook the human element of your business, i.e. your staff. While it is important that you provide your staff with the right tools to do their job, you should also take into account the effect that their environment has on their productivity. Nature Boosts Staff Morale and Productivity
14 April 2017
When it comes to the type of mower you use on your property, you don't want to choose a model based on the cost alone. An underpowered mower can mean more maintenance costs down the road, as you may wind up replacing worn parts or the entire mower itself more often than if you invested in a heavy-duty mower. Note a few hints that it may be time to upgrade to a heavy-duty, commercial mower for your residential property, and how it can make lawn upkeep easier overall.
23 February 2017
Beautification of roadways is a common practice in many urban areas. Besides its aesthetic function, roadway landscaping tends to make driving and walking along such roads a pleasant experience. Furthermore, roadside landscaping aspects like irrigation and vegetation cover contribute to environmental conservation since vegetation acts as a habitat for various organisms. Also, vegetation on the roadway helps trap harmful greenhouse gases such as carbon. If you are looking to hire roadway landscaping contractors, you need to consider several aspects when landscaping.
28 October 2016
Concrete is a popular choice of material for retaining walls within the garden. It's not surprising as concrete is inexpensive, versatile and incredibly durable. However, if your retaining wall is in a prominent place in your garden, such as an outdoor entertaining area, you may find a plain concrete finish isn't all that aesthetically pleasing. Fortunately, there are some simple ways that you can make concrete retaining walls much more attractive, and here are three of them.