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Landscaping is defined as any artistic activity that transforms the physical features of a land area. It may include contouring and planting shrubs, flowers or trees. Considered both a science and an art, it involves good observation and design skills.
Landscaping or any project should always begin with and idea, then  discussion or interested parties. Next begin an initial plan and  expect several revisions as you proceed. Look at ideas that have  been implemented in your same climate zone. Don't waste your money  until you make a plan.
Beginning with the smallest landscaping project to the largest, a  plan that considers the natural local micr-climate will be a  positive change. Erosion by water, wind, traffic patterns will  stress your landscape design; a good "rule of thumb" is to look at  the area and determine, "which way...
 A concrete block is primarily used as a building material in the  construction of walls. It is sometimes called a concrete masonry  unit (CMU). A concrete block is one of several precast concrete  products used in construction. The term precast refers to the fact  that the blocks are formed...
Civil court is about all. Do your homework have before and after  pictures, contact a lawyer and build into your claim the legal  expenses.
Landscaping is defined as any artistic activity that transforms the  physical features of a land area. It may include contouring and  planting shrubs, flowers or trees. Considered both a science and an  art, it involves good observation and design skills. Since each job  is unique, the best...
You can be sued for almost anything but the easiest thing for the  offended landscape company is a lien, on your property, which will  effect your resale of the property for about the next 7 yrs.
  Gasoline is NOT good for a tree. It would kill it "IF" it is a large enough amount of gasoline poured on a young, small, sick, delicate or sensitive tree. A large, older tree and a small amount of gas is not a problem. It depends on all those factors if it would harm or kill a tree. There...
that depends on what type of company you are running. A full  service landscape company should stock a reasonable supply of  sprinkler repair products as well as equipment to do all facets of  landscape installs
You can make a basic composting trash can just by drilling  sufficient holes to allow for air circulation, assure that the lid  fits well and a lid that you can secure in place. This way you can  just flip/roll-over the can to help the composting process.
When trees are dug, you have to be careful to get enough of the roots that the tree will grow when it is transplanted. The roots need to be as undisturbed as possible, so you dig the trees out with the soil in a ball-like form around the roots. In fact, you do not want the soil around the roots to...
Add in artwork, funky signs, park bench, old window, old fence  gate, small old farm implements etc.
I would not really suggest an online school for landscaping as  there is too much hands on training. Your local community college  is a safe start; it is less expensive than a four year school. Any  online school that offers a degree in a short span of time is  probably a red flag to stay away...
Weeds can be found in most gardens, lawns, fields and even between  the cracks in asphalt and cement on roads and sidewalks. Weeds are  nothing more than plants growing wherever they can. Even a rose can  be a weed if it grows in your lettuce patch.
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First, identify its source. Use plant material that is water and  soggy-soil tolerant. Examples are Yellow and Blue "Flag Iris" ,  Dwarf Cattail, Water Poppy, Pickerel Rush, and Black Gamecock. For  sumerged plants, look at: Cabomba, Hornwort, and Anacharia. You can  make your Spring Garden...
Of course!   Go to your local community college website and get the information  needed. You can also do the same at any four year college as well.  Also inquire about Pell grants and any scholarships which may be  available.
The benefits of a desert garden landscape are less watering and  less maintenance.
None. Do not risk contamination of the water, instead search for  pond supply houses for water plant food.
A specialist in gardening or landscaping is who you hire to do the  job. They can be self taught, a Master Gardener, certified  nurseryman, horticulturist, landscape engineer, or combination  of any of these.
Landscaping refers to any activity that modifies the visible  features of an area of land, including: living elements, such as  flora or fauna. landscaping is a process that makes changes to an  area of land.
Landscapers, master gardeners, horticulturists.
Gardener, horticulturalist, greenskeeper...
A florist, floral artist, flower arranger...
You need to ask your insurance representative what your policy  covers.
$18. That should include labour and materials. If it's a lot less then ask if it includes materials. If it does include materials their is something wrong and he's is cutting corners some where to save money.
The median annual Groundskeeper salary in Chicago, IL is $36,153,  as of August 29, 2016, with a range usually between $30,954-$42,926  not including bonus and benefit information and other factors that  impact base pay.
Anywhere from several dollars to several thousand dollars.
To create a transition from one medium to another, to keep  landscaping elements apart, to provide a decorative border to a  planter, or to keep grass from invading planters.
All types of animals dig holes. According to where you live, you  may have groundhogs, gophers, moles, and chipmunks, just to name a  few. If you have any of these and have dogs, the dogs may be trying  to dig them out.
Ragweed does not have thorns.
Preparation of soil and identifiy the soil you have;   The first step to creating a desert garden is soil preparation.  Generally, desert soil is sandy and coarse; it contains little  organic matter and can be very rocky. You may need to perform a  soil test in the areas you plan to grow...
Contrary to a popular (and very wrong) male belief, women aren't after men for their money and houses with swimming pools. Sure, they're all very nice but, at the end of the day someone who's intelligent goes far far further with a woman than a man with a pool ever could. Think about it. A man who...
It can average $45.00 to $70.00 per ton depending on the type of  gravel used. Some suppliers will charge a delivery fee, while  others factor in delivery with price per ton.
There are programs for those who want to study landscaping because  it doesn't have any formal education. However, you can go through  formal training to gain knowledge and be viewed as a stronger  candidate for employment. You can also check online. There are a  lot of tutorial nowadays for...
It can be liquid, concentrated or diluted; granular, or powder. It  is commonly used to kill weeds or select weeds/grass. Before  buying, read instructions fully, and always wear protective gloves  and clothes. Some types of herbicide require a respirator over the  face. Some herbicides are so...
Different regions have different prices. Get an estimate from a  reputable landscaper in your area.
35 acres of mowing, landscaping, hardscaping, what area of the  world is the job in? Those are questions which must be answered  first, then get an estimate or two from good, reliable landscapers  in your area.
That depends on the landscaper; how much do you want to take on,  work-wise; do you have a degree in horticulture; full or part time,  etc. My first year grossed $8,000.00 in 5 months. I got a late  start, and only did it part time. Before I became disabled five  years later We were grossing $6...
Depends on the part of the country, and how much competition there  is.
Usually sales taxes are charged on goods and not on services. If you are selling items such as plants and providing services such as planting, design work, grass cutting, etc then you need to be careful how you invoice such items. If you invoice for landscaping services which including planting...
Adding color to a landscape design makes a plan come alive.It also  communicates depth, texture and interest to a plan, and helps the  viewer to better visualize the finished landscape.
Creating a rock garden greatly improves water conservation by  replacing turf elements with hardscape items, plants are a  necessary element still, but low water use plants and drip watering  can be used, you can create a beautiful and surprising green  xeriscape if you use a little imagination.
Having bear land in front of your home will  spoil its good looks but choosing the plants that could be planted  in order to make the area green is also not easy. Before you go to  the nursery, it is necessary for you to decide on the landscaping  plants you are going to buy. There are several...
For a nine year old I would only recommend doing lawn maintenance,  during the summer and weekends during school-time. That is only if  the nine year old is able to understand the responsibilities  involved. The best bet is to have the child cut his family's grass  to begin with and to study...
You can get some people to came and cover it up or get some dirt or wood chips and cover it up
Asia and North America are poison ivy's distribution range. The Anacardiaceae family member can be found in Canada's Manitoba, Maritime, Ontario, and Quebec provinces; Mexico up to 4,900 feet (1,500 meters); and the United States of America east of the Rocky Mountains. The Toxicodendron genus member...
Yes, coprosma needs  water in order to live.   Specifically, the plant in question  can be ground growing natively on Australia, Borneo, Hawaii, Java,  Juan Fernández Islands, New Guinea and New Zealand. It is used to  moisture in the air and in the soil. But it will not like  supplemental...
If you do the work yourself, the cost isn't bad. For a small yard  (approx. 3000 sq ft) $750. [this does not include rental of any  extra excavating equipment, but does include 3 zones, 12 sprinkler  heads, wiring, tubing with clamps, various underground connectors]  Your local supply company or...
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Broadleaf is the type of weed whichPendimethalin controls. Specifically, the herbicide intends to control annual grasses andbroadleaf weeds which compete with field corn, cotton, peanuts,potatoes, rice, soybeans, sunflowers, and tobacco. It particularlyis effective in controlling broadleaf...
Your best bet is at the local community college. Sign up for  horticulture classes. If college is not an option then get with a  professional landscaper to give you on-the-job-training.
Research this at your local library, as rules and regulations vary  from state to state.
There are so many ways to answer this and it all depends on the  particular site. The main thing to consider is what happens with  the natural flow of water; Water flow determines how structurally  sound you need to make the terrace, the slope of the property and  the plants/ground cover you...
Identify it, cut it back and treat the base of the plant with a  "Round-up" type product. [Try not to burn piles of Poison Ivy's.]
It can "burn" the plant material or worse run off into water  systems and pollute the water.
Landscaping companies provide customized solutions for landscape  and design services in commercial and residential areas. They  provide excellent design features to produce pleasing visual  combinations of flora and fauna. Hiring a professional landscaper  can save your time and effort,...
You can use landscape fabric to prevent weeds, but it still  requires maintenance, the weeds will eventually grow on top of it,  the best thing you can do is limit water use and have a weed  prevention chemical used to keep them from sprouting if they ever  do try to grow.
It can be! It really depends on how much work you're willing to putinto it. You do need to be reliable, make professional bids andproposals to customers and market your company. I own my own smalllandscape maintenance company in Washington State. I've been at italong time and have a nice mix of...
If you are trying to get a job as a grounds keeper, your pay may  average $9.00 to $15.00 per hour. If you own your own business you  may earn $45.00 to $65.00 per hour, before expenses and taxes.
Not usually, check with your state's licensing commission.
Making sure you do the job correctly.
yes It is only harmful if ingested, but it does not cause a skin reaction when touched.
  Zone 6,7 & 8 . Mostly zone 7.   Check Map @ http://www.sunlightgardens.com/hardinesszones.html
That the ground is disturbed and facilitates theestablishment of weeds is the reason why weeds can befound near buildings. Specifically, weeds generally are able to establish themselvesbecause they usually have more than one way of spreading andbecause they do not have rigid environmental...
Most states do not have a tax on labor, usually only for products  involved.
The market is so saturated, you better know exactly what you are  going to do and how you will do it, or your company stands a chance  of failure.
Peat moss is essentially leaf mold. One of the easiest ways to make it is to take a pile of leaves, run them through the lawn mower twice so they are crushed. Place them in a compost bin and crush them further.
Check for exposed electrical wires, and worn cords. Keep the cord's path to the socket out of the way of traffic patterns where family and pets may trip over them. Keep cords away from heat and light sources. Run the lights 24/7 only for seedlings. And in that case, use the low heat of fluorescent...
ServiceMagic is a free matching service for Home Owners to Home Improvement Professionals. They give you piece of mind when looking for a contractor because they put each of their professionals through a 10-point Screening Process. ServiceMagic verifies state level licensing, general liability...
  The hydroponic hydrohut works as a dark room, indoor grow room, or microclimate. It is supposed to aid growth by controlling air, light, and temperature. Critics say that the three controls are too concentrated. They clarify that the circulation, coldness/heat, and lighting need to be more...
Wilkes Barre, PA has 18 zip codes so it depends what part of Wilkes Barre you mean.
4046.85642 square meters   43560 square feet
Answer 1: There's nothing to be done. The remaining fronds  will eventually turn brown, and the whole plant will die. Even  Buddha in the Vinaya knew that if you cut off the top of the palm  tree, it will not grow back from the roots.    Answer 2: It depends on which type of palm it is.  ...
That's a good question, because Ive been wondering the same thing. "Supposedly" we have one, that's not allowed to be cut down because its "rare," but I cant find a picture that looks anything like it. As of right now, all its doing is giving free access to the roof of the house. Its tall and...
It is usually the designing, building, and installation of soil,  amendments, plant material, and mulching, of either a vegetable  garden, flower, shrub, or rock garden.
After the bloom is the best time to prune a broomshrub. Specifically, the shrub blooms from April to June. Flowering isfollowed by ample seed production. A regular pruning schedule maybe instituted any time between August and October. The earlier timewill control seed production while encouraging...
i really do not know! that is kinda what i would call a brain teaser
In some instances, yes you could. If you are super allergic to  poison ivy, oak, or sumac you could maybe have an anaphylactic  episode, and in worse case scenarios, one could cease living. Just  don't be foolish enough to try.
Call local landscape contractors and ask what their policy is on  child labor and also if you can work when school is out. If not,  consider starting a mowing business.
  Here is a map http://www.plant-power.com/zone_maps.htm.   Texas falls under Zone 6 - 9 Depending on where you live.
  They get the plant off to a good start in life. They help it handle stresses such as drought and heat. They improve overall plant health. They influence bloom quality and timing. They look to the taking in, and transporting, of nutrients. They make for greater yields, lusher growth, and...
  They can be used in soil, soil-less and hydroponic gardening. They are concerned with the range of plant challenges. And they have great applicability. For example, Rootech Cloning Gel encourages root growth in cuttings. Sugar Daddy takes the plant through all its growing pains. Thrive Alive...
The ground area is the landscaping; the job you are doing is  landscaping.
A taproot or a trapped object is the reason why a garden weed cannot be pulled up. Weeds generally rely upon shallow rhizomes and roots below ground to claim resources and space even though some may have substantial roots that go so far down as to seem to tap the water table. Spreading rhizomes and...