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3 Tips For Fighting Creeping Charlie

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Is your lawn being taken over by a vining plant with round, toothed leaves? Chances are, you’re dealing with an invasion of creeping charlie. It’s a tough plant to fight because it tolerate most herbicides well, and because it grows from a few main roots that are tough to locate and remove. You can’t just spray creeping charlie and expect it to shrivel up like a dandelion. To get rid of this pesky weed, you’ll need to follow these tips: Read More»

The Possibilities Of Landscaping Small Plots Of Land In Urban Environments

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When people think of cities, even small ones, they don’t often think of yards, property, and landscaping. However, urban landscaping can do a lot for a property. Even the smallest plot of land can make a building, or even a whole block, look friendlier and more desirable. If you own a property or just have a small yard, you can utilize the expertise of a professional landscaping service. Why Even Bother with Urban Landscaping? Read More»

Three Simple Ways To Upgrade Your Patio And Paths

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The hardscaping in your yard, which is the non-plant elements of the landscape, provide the bones of your backyard’s design. The focal point of these elements is usually the patio, with walkways and paths all leading to or from this central area. Giving these two important hardscaping elements—the patio and paths—a facelift can provide an instant improvement to your home’s appearance. Resurfacing Options For concrete patios and paths, simple resurfacing is the quickest and easiest way to improve the appearance. Read More»

Understanding The Ins And Outs Of Sod

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When you want to create a lush, successful lawn, purchasing and installing sod is an excellent option to consider. Sod refers to a type of grass that is implanted into soil, so that you are purchasing it already partially grown, rather than planting grass seed. You can purchase sod and have it installed by reaching out to landscaping contractors in your local and surrounding area. If you are considering having some sod installed on your property, use the following information to learn more about it. Read More»

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»