One common mistake that homeowners make is to create a raised border around a tree.
Jan 13, I'll be cutting down a tree for one of my customers next week, and was wondering what I should recommend to put in place of the tree. It had a small base(10") and is near a front door side walk. The home is small and she was looking for something that would be about 2 1/2 feet tall or less because they wanted it removed because it was blocking Estimated Reading Time: 2 mins. Sep 21, After grinding up the roots of the tree the ground will be very soft, and you will see a depression where the tree once was.
If you are going to plant grass in this area you will have to add additional soil to this depression, allow the soil to settle until it is level with the rest of the lawn and then plant grass or put sod down where the tree once stood. Cutting into these roots with a shovel can severely damage a tree. Instead, use a hand trowel and carefully scoop out as much soil as you need to fit new plants into place. If you run into a root Estimated Reading Time: 6 mins.
To give the path a uniform look, level each disc using concrete.
The bigger the tree, the greater the possibilities! This bench, skillfully cut from a massive tree stump, offers woodland visitors a serene spot to stop and enjoy the scenery. A commercial chainsaw Estimated Reading Time: 6 mins. Stephen Suzman/Zeterre Landscape Architecture A brilliant lime green Japanese maple tree, Koto No Ito, is surrounded by a labyrinth of boxwood hedges, heuchera, and Korean no-mow treenotch.bared by Zeterre Landscape Architecture, this garden in Oakland, California, was created over a year time period.
The goal: to create five distinct gardens within the property that are tied by a common. Mar 23, Tame a sloping front yard with terraced planting beds. A mix of annuals, perennials and evergreens ensure multi-season interest, even when the snow flies. Stairs, bedframes and arched trellis by the front yard patio wear the same shade of brown that lets the hardscape fade into the background so plantings can shine.