Naturally, homes around New Jersey have added countermeasures to protect their homes from flood damage. Unfortunately, some people do not have a drainage system robust enough to properly protect their gardens from flooding. Protect the landscape design of your NJ home by following these simple tips:
Add Organic Compounds
Having too much water in soil can cause the roots of your flowers to rot. Provide better protection by adding more organic matter (banana peels, dead leaves, etc.) to the soil in your garden. Soil with large amounts of organic matter allows excess water to drain faster.
Although summer is often viewed as the best time to set up a barbecue, the brilliant colors and cooler temperatures of autumn also creates a fantastic mood for cooking outdoors. In fact, your condo building may be looking to add several outdoor kitchens in a common space to increase the value of the building and to attract more people. If so, here are a few NJ outdoor kitchen design tips you should keep in mind before breaking ground:
Be very particular about the durability of the materials you use to construct your outdoor kitchens. Although this excerpt from a Better Homes and Gardens article is geared toward residential living spaces, the same logic applies to your condo building: