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Landscaping Tips For Overwhelmingly Large Spaces

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If you are overwhelmed or don’t know where to begin when it comes to landscaping a large space, this can be done just as simply as smaller spaces with a little planning ahead of time. Just because your yard is large doesn’t mean that this needs to be hard to maintain. Here are four tips when it comes to reining in your large landscape. 1. Large Shrubs, Accents, and Pathways Read More»

4 Tips For Landscaping A Sloping Backyard

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Landscaping a sloped backyard can be challenging. Unlike backyards, creating a landscape design for a yard that has a visible slope requires thinking about the visual appeal while also proving stability to prevent soil erosion. While you may have to be a little more creative when landscaping a sloping backyard, there are many ways to create a beautiful outdoor space for you and your family to enjoy. Use the following tips: Read More»

Thumbs Up To Green: Regenerating Your Green Thumb

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If you’ve struggled with your garden and your neighbors whisper amongst themselves about your sad crop of squash, don’t despair. You can regenerate your thumb to a photosynthetic green. Know Your Zone There are lots of websites or apps that will help you determine your plant hardiness zone and the plants that will thrive in that area. Your zone is a combination of climate, soil type, and elevation and can vary by neighborhood, which means you may not be able to grow roses like your Aunt Myrtle across town. Read More»

Three Things You Can Do To Make Your Lawn Look Great

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Your front lawn is the first thing people see when they drive or walk up to your home. To make a great impression, it’s important that your lawn look beautiful. Here are a few things you can do to help your lawn look fantastic. Start by Testing the Soil If you’re like a lot of people, you may be planting flowers and wondering why they die even though you’ve used fertilizer and cared for them. Read More»

Designing A Fire Pit In Your Backyard

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You probably have pleasant memories of roasting marshmallows around a campfire and the wonderful conversation that ensued. Enjoy this camaraderie regularly with your friends and family by putting a fire pit in your backyard. Choose the Best Location Firewood is not completely solid. There are pockets of air between the wood fibers. These pockets create a whoosh that sends hot embers several feet higher than the fire. Locate your fire pit away from trees, hedges and wood fencing that could catch fire from the hot embers. Read More»