How to Create the Ultimate Outdoor Oasis for Your Guests

Chris Jamieson Hardscape

The backyard oasis is an outdoor space that is made for relaxation and recreation, especially during good-weather seasons. Creating an outdoor oasis requires much planning and professional execution. From landscape design and installation to planning water features and outdoor furnishings, thorough research and planning can help you to ensure that all your choices work harmoniously. To save costs, some homeowners are tempted …

5 Biggest Landscaping Mistakes

Chris Jamieson Softscape

Your front and backyard spaces provide endless opportunities to increase functionality and aesthetic appeal through landscaping. Depending on the amenities you choose to have, you can do everything from hosting barbeque parties and pool days on your property to simply enjoying a great book overlooking a gorgeous outdoor environment. Exterior improvements such as landscaping and creating outdoor oases are not …

Seasonal Sprinkler System Settings

Lawn Connections Lawn Care

Set Your Irrigation System for Best Results Landscaping design from our Haslet TX lawn care company aims to install a lawn, garden and hardscape area that will flourish in any season. We ensure a that the proper plants are selected for your location, and our lawn care crew provides tender loving care during regular landscape maintenance treatments. In between our visits, your lawn depends …

Staying on Top of Shrub Maintenance This August

Chris Jamieson Lawn Care

Your landscape requires care and attention to ensure that it stays looking beautiful – and that includes your shrubs! Shrub maintenance is critical for your lawn’s continued health and success. Most shrubs can be grown successfully with minimal maintenance, but others need a lot of work. It’s important to tailor your shrub’s maintenance plan to the type of plant you’re …

Which Type of Outdoor Fireplace Is Right for My Home?

Chris Jamieson Hardscape

There are multiple types of outdoor fireplaces, so how should you go about choosing the best fireplace for your home? Here, check out our guide to selecting the best type of outdoor fireplace to meet your home’s needs: SPACE. How much space does your fire pit need, in order to meet safety standards? This is an important question to consider. …

5 Water Features that Can Transform Your Texas Lawn

Chris Jamieson Hardscape

Take your pick from any of these water features, and get ready to transform your Texas lawn! Outdoor Shower The ultimate water feature is one you can step right into! If you can’t afford an outdoor spa, a backyard shower provides a liberating alternative to your daily shower routine and lets you extend the pleasure outdoors. Add in a Pond …

Finding the Best Fertilizer Treatment for Your Lawn

Chris Jamieson Lawn Care

Are you considering fertilizing your lawn? This process can be overwhelming, as there are different types of fertilizer out there. First, though, follow these tips to optimize your lawn’s growth (before you select a fertilizer treatment): Either use a rotary spreader or broadcast to cover your lawn’s area efficiently. This is especially important if you’re fertilizing a large area of …

Summer Lawnmowing Tips

Chris Jamieson Lawn Care

It’s summertime, which means it’s time to learn some tried-and-true tips for caring for your lawn during this season: NO SCALPING. Scalping is the gruesome term for cutting too short. It can leave ugly brown patches in areas of uneven ground and strain root systems. “This leads to weeds breaking through the turf,” says Pat Callahan, director of grounds, landscaping, …

How to Create the Perfect Low-Maintenance Landscape

Chris Jamieson Softscape

Sometimes, less is simply more. This certainly applies to your lawn! Here are our tips for creating the perfect low-maintenance landscape: Begin with a plan. Either have a professional do this, or measure your own yard and divide it into zones. This will help you to visualize your design, and also help you decide what you want to accomplish with …

Stay Cool This Summer with a Shade Arbor

Chris Jamieson Hardscape

Are you considering investing in a shade arbor for your yard? This is a fantastic way to beat the heat, and stay comfortable! Read on to discover the major advantages of having a shade arbor: Shade arbors maximize your outdoor space. Do you want to feel like you have more outdoor space? A shade arbor is a great way to …