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3 Tips To Help You Keep Your Garden Hydrated

Posted by on Jun 24, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 3 Tips To Help You Keep Your Garden Hydrated

When you plant a garden, you might think that keeping it hydrated is an easy thing to do. However, over time you may discover that it is harder to keep your garden irrigated than you first believed. Here are some tips to help you keep your garden hydrated and healthy. Water Your Garden in the Morning You might not think that it matters when you water your plants and flowers, but watering at the wrong time of day can cause problems. If you water your garden in the middle of the day, the sun may cause the water to evaporate before it penetrates...

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Four Things You Can Do To Add Valuable Space With Backyard Landscaping Design

Posted by on Jun 23, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Four Things You Can Do To Add Valuable Space With Backyard Landscaping Design

If your backyard is nothing more than grass, trees and a fence, you may want to get more use out of this space. Adding things like a garden, water features and entertaining or relaxation areas can be a great improvement for your backyard. Adding paths, patios and retaining walls can help you create the space you want in your backyard. Here are some things that you may want to do to makeover your backyard space: 1. Adding Fencing And Privacy Screens If your backyard has an old chain link fence, an easy improvement can be to add privacy screens...

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How to Care for Gerbera Daisies Properly

Posted by on Jun 18, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on How to Care for Gerbera Daisies Properly

You can plant gerbera daisies in your landscape to add beauty and style. Following through with the proper care of these flowers can provide you with several weeks of blooms in various shades of yellow, red, and orange. This guide explains what you need to know to incorporate your gerbera daisies into your landscape’s design. Where to Plant Gerbera Daisies Plant your gerbera daisies in an area that offers plenty of sunlight. Additionally, the ground should have ample drainage, specifically an area that isn’t soggy after a rain. If...

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Tips For Building A Block Retaining Wall In Your Yard

Posted by on Jun 15, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Tips For Building A Block Retaining Wall In Your Yard

Retaining walls can be as decorative as they are functional, and they’re a great addition if you are looking for some added reinforcement in areas where your yard’s elevation is inconsistent or you’re concerned about soil erosion. If you have decided that you want to install a block wall for a retaining wall, it’s important that you know the fundamentals for solid construction. Here’s a look at what you need to know to build a block retaining wall that will provide stability and still look great. Planning it Out...

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Turn an Old Ladder into a Rustic Outdoor Plant Stand Instead

Posted by on Jun 9, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Turn an Old Ladder into a Rustic Outdoor Plant Stand Instead

There are so many creative ways to display plants at multiple levels. One such way is with a ladder. Rather than spending money on buying a new ladder, you can use an old wooden ladder that you already own, and are considering throwing away, to bring rustic charm to your porch, patio, or garden area. This guide shows you how simple it is to transform a wooden ladder from a home improvement tool to an eye-catching landscaping item. Step 1: Procure the Needed Supplies Even though you already have your old ladder, there are a few more items...

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The Guilt-Free Yard: 5 Rules To Follow For Ethical Landscape Irrigation

Posted by on Jun 3, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on The Guilt-Free Yard: 5 Rules To Follow For Ethical Landscape Irrigation

People may hate you because your lawn is beautiful, but don’t give them any other reason to give you the stink eye. Be a responsible sprinkler owner by following 5 simple rules: 1) If your sprinkler system runs on rainy days, you will be judged. If you don’t want your sodden yard to be featured on social media, snapped while getting soaked by your noble irrigation system in the middle of a gray, stormy downpour, don’t ever let your sprinklers run while it’s raining. Don’t let your sprinklers run for a few days...

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3 Benefits Of Wildflowers In Your Landscape Design

Posted by on May 19, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 3 Benefits Of Wildflowers In Your Landscape Design

The beginning phases of landscape design can be a little confusing, if you’ve never done it before. However, there are some easy ways to add color and interest to your landscape without spending a lot of money. One way to do that is by adding wildflowers in the front lawn or your backyard. This guide explains three benefits of adding wildflowers to your landscape. Benefit #1: Wildflowers Need Less Water When you first plant your wildflowers, you will need to water the seeds daily within the first week, unless you have a lot of rain....

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Experience The Benefits Of Power Washing Your Home

Posted by on May 19, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Experience The Benefits Of Power Washing Your Home

After you’ve cleaned the kitchen, scrubbed the bathroom and picked up your children’s toys, cleaning the exterior of your home is probably the last thing on your mind. However, if you want to maintain your home and keep a pleasant curb appeal, paying attention to your home’s exterior is equally important. One way that you can accomplish this goal is to have your home professionally power washed. In addition to making your home look better, residential power washing can extend a number of additional benefits to you. Protect...

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Two Landscaping Ideas To Incorporate At Your Business

Posted by on May 18, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Two Landscaping Ideas To Incorporate At Your Business

No matter how great the product or service may be that your business is offering to the public, you will still not see the profits or growth that you need to unless you can get potential customers to enter your building.  One major factor that could be inhibiting you from gaining the kind of clientele that you desire is unappealing landscaping.  While it’s true that you definitely want to have the grass surrounding your facility nicely trimmed on a regular basis, there are a number of other ways that a commercial landscaping...

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How To Maintain A Safe Lawn For Your Kids And Pets

Posted by on May 18, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on How To Maintain A Safe Lawn For Your Kids And Pets

Most parents send their kids and pets out into the backyard to play without ever considering the dangerous insects that could be hiding in the grass. Many parents and pet owners also worry about using pesticides because of the deadly chemicals they usually contain. Check out these tips for naturally getting rid of the insects that could be a danger to your kids and pets. Taking The Fire Out Of Fire Ants The tiny bite of one fire ant can cause serious problems in anyone that may be allergic to them. Making sure your lawn is free of fire ants...

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