Landscaping

Landscaping

3 Zones: How To Use Landscaping to Protect You From Wildfire

We've spent this past summer hearing about all kinds of scary wildfires. Now it's time to hear about the Home Ignition Zone--which has really been around for a while. It was first introduced in...
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4 Plants For Your Backyard Pond

You finally got that pond in your backyard you've always wanted. Or perhaps you've had your pond for a while but just haven't gotten around to adding any plants to it. It's time to...
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Five Things Professional Landscapers Do To Their Yards Every Fall

Doing fall work on your yard prepares it to rest for the winter, and allows it to grow even better next spring. Most of us are just thankful to see that last cutting done...
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Best Trees For A Beautiful Winter Landscape

Winter time is often the dullest time of the year for your lawn and garden. Spring, summer and fall are full of beautiful colors ranging from the bright shades of spring and summer to...
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Landscaping To Attract Birds: Create A Bird Sanctuary

If you’re thinking of creating a bird sanctuary, then thank you. Really, using your spare space in the backyard can help save birds every year and provide threatened birds with a safe stopping point....
Retaining Wall

How To Utilize A Retaining Wall

Of course, not everyone has to even consider a retaining wall. Many people stake out there garden plot on extremely flat land, mostly because that’s what they have to deal with. Those individuals with...
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Making A Mosaic Garden

Growing up in a small town that rests about 50 miles north of Philadelphia, it was common to get in the car with family or friends to enjoy an event or attraction in the...
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Overhauling A Rock Garden

Rocks are a powerful feature to any garden. Not only do they require less upkeep than other areas, but also they can really highlight and enhance the look and feel of the area. Just...
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Installing The Best Fence Posts For Your Garden

Fencing is very functional. It can be used as a barrier to keep things out or keep things, like a dog or other people, in. Fencing can be decorative, adding a backdrop for landscaping....
Garden Lighting

How To Use Garden Lighting To Light Up Your Yard

Adding illumination to your backyard garden is a great way to make the space functional day or night, as well as add a touch of romantic ambiance after the sun goes down. Light up...
Sitting Garden

Creating Serenity In Your Sitting Garden

Whether you already have an existing garden to add a sitting area to, or intend to create both all at once, the inclusion of a sitting area amongst your garden setting can offer a...
Tree stump removal

Easy Tree Stump Removal

There could be numerous reasons why you might need to remove a tree stump from your property. Whether the tree fell down as a result of a bad storm or you decided to cut...
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Simple Ideas To Help Enrich Your Soil

Keeping your plants healthy is a given. However, we all have to remember probably the second most important thing that comes to your plants. It’s the soil. Why? Well, the soil your plants are...
Best Fruit Trees to Plant

The Best Fruit Trees To Grow This Year

Along with our garden, we always kept a plethora of fruit trees around that produced delicious fruit for pies, preserves, custards, and other delectable desserts. Some of these trees could be used to make...

Great Idea: Adding A Garden Gate To Your Landscape

Nothing will make your garden stand out better than a stylish garden gate. The many designs and gate ideas are endless, and it can be as simple or as intricate as you prefer. If...
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The Best Trees to Plant on Your Property

It is so nice to just bask in the shade of big majestic trees, but sometimes they can be hard to handle. With bad weather uprooting trees and the roots causing damage to pipes,...
Types of Grass

FINALLY: The Many Types of Grass Explained

The varieties of grass are quite abundant, but there are basically two types that you must decide to plant, and they are cool season type grass and warm season type grass. Depending on your...

Plants That Thrive in the Shade

  Sometimes you need a specific plant for your garden that is more suited for the style of yard that you have. It may be filled with bright sun most of the time and some...

Ornamental Grasses – Which Ones to Choose

I can’t begin to tell you how many ornamental grasses there are in the world because there are so many. What they can add to your garden will tantalize the mind body and spirit....

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