Landscaping

A guide to mulch and mulching

A guide to mulch and mulching

Mulch is a multipurpose material used by professional and hobbyist gardeners alike. Mulch is used to sustain moisture in the soil while keeping it cool and healthy, and helping to keep weeds at bay. In this short guide to mulch and mulching, we’ll look at various organic and non-organic materials, examining their uses and advantages together with the best way to apply mulches for optimum results.

Biodegradable materials versus landscape fabrics as weed control solutions

Biodegradable materials versus landscape fabrics as weed control solutions

It takes many long hours to make a garden look its best and a seemingly endless round of digging out overgrown areas, pulling out old roots and pulling up yet more weeds. Laying some sort of barrier in garden beds can help to reduce the frequency of having to do these time-consuming tasks. But which is the best landscape fabric for weed control?

How to install a French drain

How to install a French drain

As a professional landscaper, you know the importance of drainage and of making sure that lawns, paths, patios and driveways aren’t ruined by waterlogging. One of the most commonly used drainage solutions is a French drain.

FAQs about landscaping fabrics

FAQs about landscaping fabrics

When you’re tackling a new garden project, you might be weighing up the pros and cons of laying a landscaping fabric. Here, we answer some of the most commonly asked questions about weed control and landscaping fabrics.