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Live In A Climate With Stubborn Weeds? 3 Things To Consider For The Right Paving

Posted by on Oct 26, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Live In A Climate With Stubborn Weeds? 3 Things To Consider For The Right Paving

Depending on where you’re living and the kind of climate that your home is in, you may notice that weed growth is especially high around your landscaping. While you can spend time pulling weeds or spraying weed killer on everything, it’s a good idea to look into what kinds of things you can do to ensure that the paving does not encourage more weed growth than what can be preventable. If you’re just now getting paving for your front yard, look into the following tips to ensure that you’re taking care of the paving and...

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Want To Create A Cat-Friendly Outdoor Enclosure? Consider These Landscaping Tips

Posted by on Aug 30, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Want To Create A Cat-Friendly Outdoor Enclosure? Consider These Landscaping Tips

Letting your cat outside to explore and play can be dangerous, especially if you live in a crowded area where your cat is at a higher risk of being hit by a car, attacked by another animal, or being stolen. If you still are interested in allowing your cat to spend some time outdoors, it’s a good idea for you to look into the benefits of getting a cat enclosure built. If you’ve decided that a cat enclosure is a good fit for your backyard and are looking for ways to make it fit in nicely into your yard and be efficient, consider...

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Help Hydroseeding Spray Work Properly With These Tips

Posted by on Aug 5, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Help Hydroseeding Spray Work Properly With These Tips

When you hydroseed your lawn, a spray containing water, seeds and nutrients is sprayed onto the lawn. It’s easy to think that this spray will work to create lush, green grass, but in fact there are some things you have to do in order to help the spray to be effective. Use these ideas to make certain that the hydroseeding process is effective. Water the Lawn at the Right Time Because your lawn has been sprayed with nutrients, seeds and water, it’s easy to think that all you need to do is wait for your green grass to grow. However,...

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Worried About Landscaping In The Heat? 3 Tips To Help You Manage Your Yard

Posted by on Jul 27, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Worried About Landscaping In The Heat? 3 Tips To Help You Manage Your Yard

Making sure that your yard looks beautiful at any point throughout the year is likely important to you—but it can be difficult to do if you live in a climate that gets quite hot during the summer. Instead of forgoing landscaping altogether or only relying on professional help for every step of landscaping, including mowing and trimming plants, look into what you can do to make the task more manageable. With the right steps ahead of time, you can make sure that your yard stays looking beautiful during the summer and that you won’t be too...

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Landscaping To Sell: Tips For Homeowners

Posted by on Jul 20, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Landscaping To Sell: Tips For Homeowners

Improving your home’s landscape design is one of the best ways to enhance the curb appeal. Landscaping is especially important when your home goes on the market. Proper landscaping can attract good buyers and may lead to bigger offers. The following tips will help you landscape your home in preparation for putting it up for sale. Grow Healthy Grass, and Remove Grass that’s Unhealthy A healthy lawn makes your property look fertile and productive. To keep your lawn lush and green, remove weeds in a timely fashion, water your grass...

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Landscaping For A Sensory Experience

Posted by on Jul 15, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Landscaping For A Sensory Experience

Most homeowners landscape for simple beauty. There’s nothing wrong with that. However, your yard can be an actual delight to the senses. You can choose to landscape for one or two senses, or you can integrate elements that appeal to all five. Transform your yard by appealing to more than sight – though you shouldn’t forget that sense. Beautiful Tableau The most obvious sense that landscaping appeals to is sight. Create a beautiful tableau in your yard by blending hardscaping and plants. For example, start with a pergola or...

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Avoiding Common Mistakes With Water Management If You’re Responsible For A Large Landscaped Area

Posted by on Jun 27, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Avoiding Common Mistakes With Water Management If You’re Responsible For A Large Landscaped Area

If you need to maintain a wide area of land outside for tenants or others, then you need to get efficient at managing water in order to make sure you don’t overspend and waste this precious resource. Here are a few ways to make sure that your water management game is at a top level by avoiding common mistakes. Planting Inappropriate Plants If you live in a desert area and you plant vegetation that requires a large amount of water due to being tropical, then you’re planting inappropriately. A better approach is to put in plants and...

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Choosing Hydroseeding Over Sod

Posted by on May 18, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Choosing Hydroseeding Over Sod

If you have a beautiful new home but a bare lawn, you have several options available for creating a lush green yard. Before deciding on any method, you should consider hydroseeding. It offers several advantages that can give you a superior lawn at an affordable price. Health Using hydroseeding can help ensure the health of your new lawn. Unlike sod, you can choose a blend of seed for your yard that works well with your particular soil or landscape. When you have sod laid, you are generally laying down one variety of grass, which also leaves...

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Those Mushrooms Killing Your Tree May Save Your Life

Posted by on Feb 29, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Those Mushrooms Killing Your Tree May Save Your Life

Strangely, some tree-killing fungi are also beneficial to your health. While some mushrooms that kill trees may be medicinal, sick and dying trees are not beneficial to your landscape. Sick trees can fall and cause property damage, and the fungal infection can spread to other trees on your or your neighbor’s property. What Tree Mushrooms Signify Mushrooms growing on or around your trees are a sure sign that your tree is weak or diseased. The mushroom fungi spread inside the tree first, clogging up arteries that carry water and...

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Preparing Your Lawn For Winter: Important Dos And Don’ts

Posted by on Dec 23, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Preparing Your Lawn For Winter: Important Dos And Don’ts

With frigid winter temperatures right around the corner, now is a good time for homeowners to begin preparing their lawns for the colder season. After all, the steps you take to protect your lawn during the late fall and early winter can help get your lawn off to a healthy start next spring. Specifically, there are a few tips you’ll want to keep in mind as you prepare your lawn for winter. DO Rake Up Those Leaves It’s a task that most people don’t enjoy, but raking leaves off your lawn is an important step in protecting your...

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