Boosting Curb Appeal With This Easy Terrace Plan

 Boosting Curb Appeal With This Easy Terrace Plan

Looking for another DIY way to boost your curb appeal in a weekend?  Try this method of terrace gardening to warm up the entrance to your house.

What You Need:

  • Shovels
  • Topsoil or Garden Soil
  • River Rocks, or a half palette of landscaping rock pieces
  • Mulch
  • 1 or more rolls of landscape fabric
  • Landscaping pins or sod staples
  • 7 varieties of either annuals, perennials or dwarf bushes (see my suggestions below!)

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A Tip To Rev-Up Liriope For Spring

img 0585 271x300 A Tip To Rev Up Liriope For Spring

Spring is still a few weeks away, but March is a great time to trim back any Liriope plants that you have in your yard! March is typically when I trim Liriope beds in formal landscape designs, since it forces the plants to jumpstart for the spring, and gets rid of last years yellowing or dead growth. In spots with heavy Liriope concentration, I recommend mowing the plant with a lawn mower down to about one inch in height, like you see here, to neaten the plant. Repeated mowing over the years also encourages the individual plants to grow in thicker before spreading thither and yon through your yard. Try this tip out this spring, and see if you can’t encourage a healthier plant in your landscape.