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How To Pave The Paths Between Raised Garden Beds

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You work hard to keep weeds and grass out of your raised garden beds, so why let them take over the paths? Clear pathways make it easier to access and work in your garden, while also preventing the spread of weeds into the beds themselves. Concrete patio pavers are a simple and inexpensive way to create these permanent paths.   Go the Distance The distance between garden beds and the width of your paths is up to you, but there are some things you will want to keep in mind. Read More»

Landscaping Tips For Your Yard When You Have A Dog

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If you own a dog, creating a beautiful, safe yard is more challenging than it would be otherwise. Fortunately, by making a few landscaping and design changes in your yard, you will be able to enjoy many more years outside with your dog. Is Urine Burn a Problem? Urine burn is a result of the high levels of nitrogen in a dog’s urine. Obviously, bigger dogs have larger amounts of urine, so owners of big dogs will see the problem more than owners of a smaller breed will. Read More»

Adding Retaining Walls To Your Landscaping: Unique Options

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As spring quickly shifts into summer, you find yourself more and more preoccupied with the outdoors – more specifically, your landscaping. While you ponder what you can do to change and upgrade your backyard landscaping this year, you keep coming back to one common theme: retaining walls. However, you do not want just a standard retaining wall just like everyone else has. Luckily, there are several ways to create a more unique retaining wall for your landscaping project this year. Read More»

3 Ways To Improve Your Community's Environment

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Changing your community can help make it look more inviting to tourists and increase the value of the homes that are there. From basic landscaping to eliminating dilapidated homes, there are a few things you can do to spruce up your town.  Hire a Municipal Engineer A municipal engineer works to improve the health and quality of life of those in a community. Some of the ways a municipal engineer can help you are by: Read More»

Beneficial Bugs: How To Add Lady Beetles And Green Lacewings To Your Landscape

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Once your landscaping contractors help you set up the perfect garden and landscape, you need to keep your flowers, shrubs and other plants healthy throughout the year. One way to do this is to introduce beneficial insects, such as lady beetles and green lacewings to your landscape and garden. These friendly insects prey on aphids and other pests that eat leaves, flower petals and other parts of your plants. Here’s how you add or introduce beneficial insects to your garden, as well as tips on how to protect the insects during your landscaping services. Read More»