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Don't Forget The Fencing When Planning Your Backyard Landscaping

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If you are putting together a landscaping project on your property for the first time, you likely have your work cut out for you. But when you are finished with the overall design and beginning to put the pieces together, don’t forget to secure your new creation. Adding fencing to your property can bring multiple benefits and is a worthwhile consideration when putting the final touches on your landscaping. Fencing Protects From Pests…

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Mulching The Right Way

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One of the best steps any homeowner can take to improve their property is to use mulch effectively. Many people use mulch, of course, but not everyone knows how to use it for best results. This article offers some key tips for getting the most out of mulching your landscape. What Mulch Should Be Used? No one type of mulch is right for every situation. The best mulch for a certain project depends on where it is placed and what function it serves.…

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Deer Resistant Yard Design Tips

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A high deer population can be hard on your landscape plants. While it is common to fence in your backyard to protect it, this may not be an option in your front yard. Fortunately, there are some landscaping tips you can implement that can allow you and the deer to live together in something approaching harmony. Tip #1: Protect young trees Deer, especially in winter when food sources are low, will sometimes peel the bark off of young trees.…

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4 Tips That Will Ensure Your Outdoor Space Is Remarkable

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If you have an outdoor space that you would like to transform into an outdoor living area, then you must know that it is a process that takes careful planning. To create a relaxing and functional outdoor living space, here are four tips: 1. Add a Source of Fire. No matter where it is at, a fire is a place where everyone enjoys curling up with a blanket and a good book and simply relaxing.…

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Fruit Tree Maintenance

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If you are the new owner of fruit trees, you may already have enjoyed some delicious berries or apples and put some away for winter. Fruit trees are an investment that pays off in beauty and food, but they do require some special care, particularly in the fall. You need to carefully prepare them for winter so that they produce healthy, beautiful fruit for decades. Basic Care You may not realize that you need to continue your watering practices into mid-October.…

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Landscaping Irrigation Should Always Be Timed And Managed By Weather Data

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Keeping the landscape around a home lush and green definitely enhances appearances. Properly supplying the lawn, shrubs, trees, and garden with a consistent supply of water helps the cause of improving looks. While homeowners do want their property to always look nice, no one wants to open up a water bill and see an outrageous fee. By properly timing the amount of irrigation based on the weather, a landscaping service can direct the right amount of water to be used in a cost-effective, less wasteful way.…

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Drama In The Round -- 5 Ways To Use A Gazebo In Any Backyard

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Adding a gazebo to your backyard is a great way to add romance, charm or even utility to the space. But if you’ve never landscaped with this type of outdoor building, it can be hard to know what to do with it. Here are 5 easy ways to use a gazebo in any yard. Add Entertainment Space. A gazebo can complement outdoor lounge or relaxation spaces to effectively add square footage to them.…

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Selling A Home ~ Landscape Design Improvements Should Not Be Overlooked

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Are you planning to sell your home? If so, you may be in the process of staging the home as well as making repairs and upgrades. You may have never considered how the landscape may impact the sales process. Think about it. The exterior of the home is the first thing that potential buyers will see. This means that it is worth the effort to make the landscape design of the home you are selling more appealing.…

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Helpful Information About Concrete Retaining Walls

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Are you frustrated because rainwater always rolls off of the hills in your yard and rests against the house? You can put an end to the problem by investing in concrete retaining walls for your yard. Retaining walls can actually provide several benefits that you can take advantage of. Take a look at this article for more information about concrete retaining walls so you can decide if you want one installed or not.…

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Protect Your Home And Property From Termite Damaged Palm Trees This Storm Season

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If you live in a state or location in the United States that experiences strong seasonal storms, take action now to protect your home from falling palm trees. Some communities experience expensive damages when severe storms uproot and knock trees over onto their homes, properties and vehicles. Fallen trees not only wreak havoc on other structures, they can also cause great harm to people and pets if they knock down power lines and other electrical lines.…

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