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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»

Signs Of A Troubled Sprinkler System

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Sprinkler systems are a wonderful addition to any lawn. They make it so much easier to keep your grass and your plants freshly watered and looking great with minimal effort on your part. Nowadays, you can even set your sprinkler system up to work on a timer, so you never even have to bother with it; it will just do its job when it’s supposed to, unless, of course, something goes wrong. Read More»

Three Problems with Landscaping Projects You Won't Have When You Get a Survey First

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Landscaping projects can be significant investments in your property and can have many effects beyond improving your yard’s aesthetics. Without proper planning, they can even create disputes and legal problems or make existing landscaping issues worse. Here are three common problems you can avoid by having your property surveyed prior to starting a major landscaping project.   Disputes with Neighbors about Property Lines and Access When you start a landscaping project, it can open the door to all kinds of problems with your neighbors. Read More»

How To Espalier A Tree

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The art and science of espaliering is typically used to grow fruit trees in a small space, but it also works well with some ornamental trees. An espaliered tree is trained to grow along a wall or fence, in a neatly prescribed, fairly two dimensional form. Apple, pear and plum trees are often chosen for this growing and trimming method, but you can also espalier ornamentals like roses and magnolias. The following basic guide can help you get started with this interesting method. Read More»

2 Tips For Landscaping Your Apartment Balcony

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Statistics show that there are 16,864,947 apartment households in the United States. While living in an apartment can provide some benefits, apartment dwellers often find it difficult to enjoy outdoor living space. If your apartment has a balcony, then you can transform this outdoor space into some additional living area by using creative landscaping techniques. Here are two tips that will help you more effectively landscape your apartment balcony in the future. Read More»

Have A Dog? Use These Landscaping Tips To Accommodate Your Pet

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As a dog owner, you likely already know that your backyard isn’t just for you, it’s for your dog as well. That’s why it’s important to design a backyard that is safe and enjoyable for your pet. Here are some things you can do to make your backyard more suitable. Use Safe Materials It is important to think about the materials you use in your backyard to ensure they are safe for your dog and won’t get caught in their paws or coat or harm them in any way. Read More»