A traditional garden and landscape company with an interest in urban beautification. For example, turf areas and shrub areas should always be separated into different hydrozones because of their differing water needs. Different plants require different soil conditions, so it’s best to choose a mulch how often to fertilize lawn type based on plant varieties and their soil needs. Organic mulch such as hardwood chips, straw, leaves, pine needles, or grass clippings will help improve the condition of soil, by adding nutrients as it decomposes. Inorganic mulches like rocks, pebbles, or gravel may help to eliminate weeds.
Avoid using rock mulches in sunny areas or around non-arid climate plants, as they radiate large amounts of heat and promote water loss that can lead to scorching. Soil can become compacted during home construction or from normal foot traffic. Aerating your soil with a simple lawn aerator can increase the infiltration of water into the ground, improving water flow to the plant’s root zone and reducing water runoff. This lawn that combines green space perfect for coaching soccer with the surrounding area using low water use shrubs. A walking path with gravel and pervious pavers allows for extra infiltration.
Modern farmhouse yards mix the rustic and traditional feel of the farmhouse with modern elements, like grasses, climate-adapted plants, angular pavers, and abundant hardscaping. Just as you might have guessed, Southwestern landscapes recall the colors, textures, and forms of America’s Southwest. Based in South Saint Louis City we are focused on delivering beautification through creating and maintaining local city gardens and landscapes in both public and private settings.