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Irrigation And Plant Choice Considerations For A Dry Flower Bed

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While the purpose of an irrigation system is to keep your landscape consistently watered, some plants don’t like or require consistent watering. There are some wonderful flowering plants that actually prefer dry conditions, which requires special irrigation design considerations. Plant Water Requirements: Getting Into the Zone Irrigation system design is so complicated that entire college courses are taught on the subject. One very important element is watering zones, which involves the separation of the system by using multiple timers to determine the rate and frequency of watering for each type of planting area. Read More»

Why Hydroseeding Is A Good Technique For Growing Grass

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Are you tired of looking at a yard full of dirt and want to grow beautiful grass? You might want to invest in hiring a contractor to perform hydroseeding on the soil. Hydroseeding is a worthy investment for your landscape because it will include numerous benefits. Basically, a slurry of grass seeds, fertilizer, water and mulch will be sprayed onto your soil. Take a look at this article to learn why you should grow your grass through the hydroseeding process. Read More»

Want to Dive into Each Holiday Season with Festive Landscaping? 3 Plants to Grow

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Some people love warm climates, and with them it is easy to enjoy year-round color in your garden. If you prefer cold climates and live in one of the lower hardiness zones where it gets below freezing, your options for colorful plants take a major decline, but you can still get festive during the holiday season. It is important not to grow just any plants if you expect to have a lovely landscape come wintertime. Read More»

Hire A Tree Pruning Service As Soon As You Plant A Dwarf Apple Tree To Maximize Production

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Planting a dwarf apple tree in your yard this spring will let you pick apples – just like those grown in orchards – for many years. To get as many apples as possible, you’ll need to have the tree pruned in a particular way. In addition to being a great season for planting, spring is also an excellent time of year to prune trees. Here’s how to ask a tree pruning service to shape your dwarf apple tree so it gives you many apples. Read More»

Curb Appeal: Landscaping Tips To Help Your Home Sell

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If you’re planning to put your home on the market, first impressions really count. Buyers will almost immediately base their opinion of your house on how the home looks before they even open the front door, so the landscaping around your house is extremely important. If you’re getting ready to sell your home, follow these tips to help give your house a great curb appeal. Look Carefully Take a good, close look at the areas around your home. Read More»

Paver 101: Installing A Flat Concrete Paver Walkway

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If you have decided to install your own walkway during your next remodeling project, but do not want to deal with pouring concrete, then you should use inexpensive concrete pavers. Concrete pavers come in a wide variety of colors, shapes, and sizes. Pavers compliment any landscaping and home style when they are correctly installed. Use these three things to install your walkway so that it is flat and stays that way for its entire useful life: Read More»

Preparing Your Sprinkler System For The Winter

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When it comes to your yard and making sure that the landscaping looks great, there is perhaps no more important aspect than your sprinkler system. The sprinkler system provides the necessary water to the yard so that it can grow green and lush. It is important to take good care of your sprinkler system so that it does not encounter any problems. It is especially important to make sure that before the cold weather hits, your sprinkler system is properly prepared so that it does not freeze the pipes and destroy the sprinkler system. Read More»

Cozy Ideas For A Backyard Retreat

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Landscape architecture is all about increasing your usable space outside. The goal is for your backyard to become a destination space, in this case a retreat. Create cozy areas both on your patio and within the backyard that serve as a respite from the workaday world. Patio Design The first step to designing your backyard retreat is deciding what style patio you want. The use of the space drives the patio design. Read More»

3 Common Oak Tree Diseases – And How To Stop Damage

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Oak trees are a family of tall, narrow trees that produce acorns. The trees are beautiful additions to any yard seeking a touch of classic greenery. Proper maintenance is important to keep your oak tree looking healthy and regal. Part of that maintenance involves watching for signs of tree diseases and treating the problem as quickly as possible. Here are a few common oak tree diseases, the symptoms, and how a tree trimming or removal service can help solve the problem. Read More»

Blue Lagoon -- Making Your Backyard Lake Cheaper And Easier

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Water adds a fantastic tranquility and beauty to any yard, but incorporating it can be daunting to many homeowners. A large water feature like a big pond or small lake may be doubly nerve-wracking. How will you care for it? What do you do with it? How can you keep it beautiful without spending a fortune?  Here are 3 tips for managing your large pond without going broke or crazy.  Read More»