When you want a new look for your home’s exterior your search should begin with finding quality landscape garden supplies. I will always advocate that you buy from a small local distributor, someone who really knows their product and offers the best service. Garden landscaping supplies can be found at big box stores and wholesalers, but I find that all too often the staff are only half knowledgeable, barely more educated than when I first went, and that their products on offer were only good enough to turn a profit. I find that whether you’re searching for garden stones, mulch, topsoil, flagstones, or just advice, your best choice will be a local distributor with knowledge of the local climate and years of experience.
The products that you can use to create your ideal yard are quite wide. At the basics there are dirt and rocks. Doesn’t sound like much? Think again! You can buy huge armour stone to create impactful displays, and landscaping rocks to add to the look. You can arrange these rocks in any number of ways that will last for years. Don’t believe me? Ask the guys who built Stonehenge about longevity. Other rock options include patio stones, flagstones, and interlocking pavers. These are all meant to be laid down on the ground to create patios and walkways. These can be beautiful, as well as functional because having them down helps eliminate wear marks from your lawn.
Dirt is, of course, essential to having a great lawn and garden. Let’s call it topsoil from here on though. Topsoil is where all your plants grow, where they get most of their nutrients from, and what keeps everything growing. With ordinary soil that isn’t properly maintained you will not have a great yard. Your first consideration, if you want to have a yard that all your neighbours envy, is getting quality topsoil. For your gardens you may also want to look into mulch. Having this on your garden will help cut down on weeding, watering, and will improve overall plant health. It is like having a gardener that works for you all the time.
If you are looking to create a multi-tiered yard you will want to consider a retaining wall. These timeless landscaping tools can be both old world charming, and modern chic. A naturally split rock wall that separates two heights of lawn is a look that will never go old. A Unilock retaining wall in a classic colour and style will also stand the test of time. All you have to do is think about what kind of yard you want to sit down in, and what will make you comfortable. Do you want to be modern and hip, or laid back and natural? Picture yourself there and see how you feel. Or go to a friend or neighbour’s house with either option and see for yourself. Getting a feel for what you want is a great idea you will want to be as informed as possible about the landscape garden supplies you purchase.