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How to Lay Steel Landscape Edging

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If you want to enhance the look of your landscape, install a steel landscape edge. Steel landscape edging improves the yard’s appearance by adding neatly defined borders around plants and flower beds as well as a defined mowing edge. Steel landscape edge can also be adapted to fit around curves and corners. You should be able to install steel landscape edging yourself. Here are tips to install a steel landscape edging. Prepare to Work Read More»

Japanese Water Landscaping In Your Yard: Should You And Can You Do It?

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Are you in love with all things Japanese? Thinking about converting your yard into a classic Japanese water garden? That could be quite the project. Before you get started, here is what this project will entail, as well as some salient points about culture and garden design to help you decide if you should attempt this garden project. Cultural Sensitivities First and foremost, when you are not Japanese or Japanese-American, you want to be sure that a project like this will not be viewed as culturally insensitive. Read More»

Avoid Waste: Where To Donate A Cut Or Downed Tree

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At some point every tree is either cut down or will fall on its own. The decision to cut down a tree is difficult for many homeowners because they fear a beautiful part of nature is being wasted. Trees do add a lot of value when they are standing, but there are also many ways to make use of them after they are removed. Here are a few suggestions about how to donate the cut trees to make the removal a little easier to bear. Read More»

Beautify Your Company's Property With A Flowerbed And Decorative Border

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Install a new flower bed and a decorative border to the front of your company’s property by completing the steps below. The flower bed and border will attract attraction from individuals passing by and can be enjoyed throughout the year by anyone who stops by your business. Materials measuring tape garden stakes rope rake wheelbarrow garden tiller large shovel flowering plants topsoil water hose paving stones gravel mulch handheld rake Mark And Clear Land, Add Flowering Plants Read More»

2 Erosion Control Methods You Can Use On Your Property

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If you have problems with eroding hillsides on your property, you are probably looking for some kind of solution to the problem. There are several things that you can do that not only help you with that but can also help beautify your property as well.  Plants There are all kind of plants that you could choose to use to help stabilize your hillside. One of the choices is to go with something like a native grass. Read More»

3 Ways To Reduce Resource Use When Landscaping Your Commercial Property

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Aesthetically pleasing landscaping can help your customers feel welcome when they visit your place of business. Unfortunately, landscaping can require the use of expensive resources like water to maintain. If you are looking for some simple ways to reduce your company’s dependence on natural resources, here are three landscaping tips to keep in mind. 1. Use native vegetation in your landscape design. As you consider the types of vegetation you want to incorporate into your commercial landscape design, it can be beneficial to feature native species. Read More»

Create A Low-Maintenance Landscape With Eastern Red Cedar Trees For Your Busy Life

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Enjoying a beautiful yard with lush landscaping may appear difficult if you do not have the time needed for daily yard care. Luckily, there are many low-maintenance trees that can help to spruce up your yard without all the work involved in more demanding trees. For a sustainable tree that is easy to care for and has a number of other appealing benefits, consider the Eastern red cedar tree.  Can Survive in Most Zones Read More»

Essential Skid Steer Attachments for Landscaping

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As a landscaper, you have to be able to move all sorts of materials and take on all sorts of jobs. The right equipment will help you to do just that. A skid steer equipped with all of the right attachments just might be all the machinery you need to take on landscaping jobs. There are dozens of attachments that you can buy for skid steers, but to get started, the following three attachments will get you well on your way: Read More»

Tips For Covering Your Asphalt Surfaces With Hay Bale Gardens

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Whether you have a second driveway, a paved activity area in the backyard or additional paved space for parking, you may feel as though you have limited options for landscaping. Removing that asphalt can be expensive, but that doesn’t mean you’re stuck with it. Here’s a look at what you should know about straw bale gardens so you can call and discuss them with your landscaper. What’s the Big Deal About Straw Bales? Read More»

Create A Unique Mulch Bed In Front Of Your Company Building

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When decorating the landscaping in front of your business, it can be hard to make the area look unique and eye-catching. Mulch can be a great resource to use to create an eye-catching display in front of your company building. The following guide walks you through a quick and easy way to create the first initial of your company business with a mulch bed to draw attention to the building. Read More»