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Tips For Naturally Maintaining A Pest-Free Landscape And Garden

Posted by on Sep 2, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Tips For Naturally Maintaining A Pest-Free Landscape And Garden

One of the most important steps in caring for your landscape and garden is effective pest control. Some insects can completely destroy the vegetation in your landscape and garden. Learning more about some of the most common pests you may find in your garden and landscape foliage and the kind of damage they do is the best way to maintain the most control over them. Check out some of the insects that could be eating your vegetable garden plants and expensive ornamental plants and what you can do about them. Chewing Insects With Big Appetites If...

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Three Basic Permaculture Principals And Practices For Urban Yards

Posted by on Aug 11, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Three Basic Permaculture Principals And Practices For Urban Yards

One major fallacy about permaculture is that in order to practice it properly, you need acreage. It is perfectly possible to apply permaculture principals and practices to your urban lot and produce an abundance of food. No matter how much space you have, basic permaculture practices are simple to incorporate in your landscape. Soil Building Soil building is the cornerstone of permaculture, because without healthy soil, nothing else you do matters. It can take years to build really good, rich soil using permaculture methods such as mulching,...

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Trim Job: The Beginner’s Guide To Mowing Your Lawn

Posted by on Aug 2, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Trim Job: The Beginner’s Guide To Mowing Your Lawn

There are many experiences that can be fun and exciting the first time around – but short of something irregular happening, mowing the lawn isn’t one of those experiences. However, mowing the lawn correctly is imperative, not only for the aesthetics of your lawn, but also for its health and safety (especially in the summer months). But as a complete beginner, where do you start? If you’re looking for a no-frills guide to mowing the lawn that you’ll be able to follow easily, then here’s what you need to know. Check Your...

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Landscaping And Bald Spots: Remedies For Your Yard

Posted by on Jul 23, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Landscaping And Bald Spots: Remedies For Your Yard

Everyone wants their yard to look green and healthy, not only for their own enjoyment but to maintain neighborhood standards. If your lawn looks patchy and bald in areas, you may not have to reseed or resod the entire yard. You can take steps to repair isolated areas and return your yard to lushness once again. Diagnosis Before you take any remedial steps, you need to diagnose the problem with your lawn. Bald spots can be caused by a fungus, grubs, bugs, or other issues. For instance, if your pet relieves himself in the same area...

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Four Fun Portable Landscaping Options For Renters

Posted by on Jul 4, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Four Fun Portable Landscaping Options For Renters

If you are a renter, you might be frustrated with the fact that you can’t really build up your yard since this isn’t your property. Just because you are a renter doesn’t mean you can’t find other ways to show off your green thumb. Here are four portable landscaping options that can work well for renters who might need to have a more mobile garden. 1. Creative Planter Boxes and Containers You don’t need to limit your gardening to traditional flower pots in your rental space. There are plenty of larger planter...

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3 Things That A Lawn Mowing Service Can Do For You That You May Not Know About

Posted by on Jun 16, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 3 Things That A Lawn Mowing Service Can Do For You That You May Not Know About

When most people think of what a lawn mowing service will do for them, they assume that they are going to mow their lawn and likely weed-eat the edges. However, most lawn mowing services can do much more than that for you. Since caring for your landscaping generally requires a lot more than just mowing the grass, this is very beneficial for a lot of people. This article will discuss 3 extras that a lawn mowing service (click here for more about this topic) can do for you to help you care for your yard that you may not know about.  ...

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Finding Illumination — 4 Steps To Designing The Right Lighting For Your Yard

Posted by on Jun 16, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Finding Illumination — 4 Steps To Designing The Right Lighting For Your Yard

Lighting your yard properly is part of the hardscaping (designing all the inorganic elements of the yard) process that’s rarely given much attention. But installing the right lighting can mean the difference between a little-used hardscaping area and an entertainment mecca for your friends and family. So, how do you decide on the right lighting? Here’s a 4 step primer. Consider the Purpose. Not all lighting is created equal. To know what the right design or the right pieces will be, you first need to know what you want from each...

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What Type Of Grass Is Best For Your Yard?

Posted by on Apr 11, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on What Type Of Grass Is Best For Your Yard?

If you’re building a new home or have decided to re-seed or replace your existing lawn, you’re likely wondering what type of grass will work best for your property. There’s no one universal answer. The type of grass that will work best for you depending on what part of the country you live in, how you use your lawn, and your soil type. Common types of lawn grass 1. Bermuda grass. Bermuda grass is thick and spreads rapidly. This type of grass is also resistant to most weather extremes, especially drought, which makes this...

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5 Ways To Use Commercial Landscaping To Improve Business Sign Visibility

Posted by on Mar 2, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 5 Ways To Use Commercial Landscaping To Improve Business Sign Visibility

One of the most important features of your commercial landscape is your signage. Without noticing a sign, potential customers may overlook your business and go elsewhere. Still, there are ways to highlight your signage using commercial landscaping. Here are a few of them: Brightly Colored Plants Around Your Sign Color draws the eye. If you would like your sign to be noticed, ensure that colorful plants are included in the plant bed surrounding your sign. This can be easy to achieve during spring and summer months due to flowering plants....

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Have You Retired In Florida? 4 Reasons To Get Lawn Mowing Services

Posted by on Feb 29, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Have You Retired In Florida? 4 Reasons To Get Lawn Mowing Services

Florida is a popular retirement destination for numerous reasons, but especially because it is so warm throughout the year and the house prices are reasonable. Florida is also one of the wettest states, which means your lawn will continue to grow at a rapid rate through most of the year. Instead of trying to manage the grass on your own, you should just opt for lawn mowing services. No Need to Worry About Fire Ants Fire ants are resistant creatures that are extremely common in Florida. Almost anyone who owns a property with a decent amount of...

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