Archive for the ‘How To’ Category

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Choose a Brick Paver Style

Consider the following elements to be confident in a paver product selection:   Application Type A homeowner’s project design should begin with careful consideration of how the space will be used. Will the brick paver installation see vehicular traffic (as in a driveway), or pedestrian traffic (as in front entrances, walkways, patios, & pool decks)? [...]

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Unilock Homeowners’ Seminar – Register NOW!

Gain an understanding of the full installation process of Unilock products. YOU can succeed on your own! Join us on Saturday, September 5, 2015 at 9:00 am. Are you interested in enjoying the rest of the outdoor season on a beautiful patio? Do you want to have a brand-new outdoor space ready for the start [...]

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Plan ahead: Applying Brick Paver Sealers

Before beginning the paver-sealing process, follow the check points below to ensure the best possible installation. These tips are specifically for Joint Stabilizing Sealer, Natural Look (Satin); however, most apply to other sealers as well. In all cases, read your sealer manufacturer’s label, in full, before starting your project. Refer to the full application instructions [...]

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ONE DAY SALE – 5/9/15

Need a LANDSCAPE UPDATE? Well, this Saturday is the time to get started! Find all of our regular-priced products ON SALE! Flagstone Steppers, Outcropping & Mulches; Decorative Stones & Edging; Boulders, Cobbles & River Rock; Brick Pavers & Retaining Wall Block by Unilock, Paveloc & Rochester; Even Landscape Lighting and all accessories.   PLUS: Join [...]

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DIY Seminar-Register Now!

Gain an understanding of installing brick pavers and retaining wall block, so YOU can succeed on your own! Join us on Saturday, May 9, 2015 at 9:00 am. Our local Unilock expert will be presenting tips and techniques with live demonstrations. The very important step of base prep will be covered, along with drainage, maintaining [...]

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Create Fall Safety with Landscape Lighting

Daylight hours are diminishing and Daylight Savings Time has come to an end. How might this affect your lifestyle? You will pull up to a dark house after work. Visitors will be parking in a dark driveway and walking along a dark side walk. The dog will be let out into a dark yard. Avoid [...]

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Top 5 Decorative Stones of 2014

Decorative Landscape Stone at AreA Landscape Supply is available in Bulk (tons), and by the bag. We have a variety of over 20 different stones. (CLICK HERE to view our entire Decorative Stone selection.) Colors range from a pristine white New York Marble to Black Lava Rock, and the sizes are just as diverse. Considering [...]

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How to Plan Fall Lawn Care

Fall Steps for a Greener Spring The funny thing about Fall lawn care is that it can actually be thought of as getting a head start on Spring. We’re not just prepping for winter; we are creating an exceptional environment for plants to wake up to in Spring.   Grow new grass. Fall provides an [...]

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Fire Pit Safety

5 Steps to use a Fire Pit Safely Whether you have a fire pit, or are considering adding one to your yard, safety should be a top priority. Begin with a thoughtful consideration of placement and be consistent with preventative measures. These steps are also be helpful when using a fireplace as well.   1. [...]

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Garden Edging & Tree Rings

The utilitarian function of landscape edging is to separate & stabilize different areas of a yard. More specifically, edgings reduce the inter-mingling of landscape materials where it is not desired for them to mix. The visual benefit: an outline, a definite perimeter around your landscaping to make the composition look complete. With many different edgings [...]