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The Outdoor Lighting Expert

We now have a new website dedicated exclusively to Outdoor Lighting. The Outdoor Lighting Expert.Com is loaded with information such as:       How to pick the right fixtures for your home New LED fixtures and their benefits Landscape Lighting Design Common FAQ’ s Troubleshooting help How to choose a transformer and more.. This …

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What is a French Drain

Dallas Landscaping Serviceowner Maria Bargellini, President of Dallas Curb Appeal, describes the French Drain. What is a French Drain? French Drain Schematic The French drain is not from France. In fact it was popularized by Henry French (1813-1885), a lawyer and assistant US Treasury Secretary of Concord, Massachusetts, in his book Farm Drainage. A French Drain …

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French Drains Dallas

Dallas Landscaper Maria Bargellini, President of Dallas Curb Appeal, helps describe when you need a French Drain How do you know when you need a French drain? There’s a difference between having a drainage problem and too much water overwhelming your landscape. In North Texas we have heavy clay soil. Once the clay soil is saturated …

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Drainage Solutions: Gutters

Drainage Solutions:  Gutters Gutters or the lack there of can wreak havoc on your home. The purpose of gutters is to collect the water landing on your roof and redirect it away from your property. Houses without gutters are more likely to have not only drainage problems but also issues with the foundation,  mud and grass …

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Drainage

Drainage If you’re like most people, you’ve seen the unsightly puddles around the yard and never gave it too much thought. You say to yourself, “I’ll deal with later”, or “it doesn’t rain that much here”. Then the ground dries, the soil cracks and you start to notice the cracks in the wall from the …

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Landscape ideas: The Getaway That is Always There for You

The Getaway That is Always There for You Our calendars are full: chauffeuring kids here and there, cooking, cleaning, commuting in bumper-to-bumper traffic, demanding bosses and of course, familial responsibilities. So why on earth add gardening to the mix? No doubt about it, gardening is work. Yet for me, slipping on my gardening gloves releases …

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Landscape ideas: How to Create Your Perfect Backyard

Landscape ideas: How to Create Your Perfect Backyard There are many variables that factor into your decision when buying a home. Location, price, and square footage are all important considerations and you may find that your otherwise perfect home has an unkempt yard that needs landscaping. Fortunately, creating your perfect backyard yourself is easier than …

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