The amount of maintenance needed depends on the type of landscaping you install. Plants may need supplemental irrigation, weeding, fertilizing and pruning. Native plants often require less maintenance because they thrive well in the environment. Wood structures, like decks and fences, benefit from occasional power washing and sealing or painting. Pavers, bricks and stones also need occasional cleaning to look attractive. Weeds also tend to grow up between the bricks, so weed removal is a maintenance consideration.

Facts about Sod

The main advantages of sod, and here we are talking about a properly installed one, are eliminating many problems related to erosion, mud and dust control, less risk of failure to install it, very fast stabilization and no trouble with weeds, minimizing the future need to use herbicides.

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