planting plants where they will thrive

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»

Got Brown Spots On Your Lawn? Learn How To Get Rid Of Insects That Cause It

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If you’ve spend many hours in your lawn making it look beautiful, you might feel somewhat dismayed when you see brown spots. The truth is that these ugly patches can occur in any lawn, at any time. While there are many causes of brown spots, the most common are insects in the brown patch and the surrounding area. This guide provides the steps to look for signs of insets and to get rid of the easily so you can grow fresh new grass in the area. Read More»