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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»