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Laying Sod In The Fall: Things You Should Know

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Keeping your landscape in pristine condition isn’t just reserved for the spring and summer months. It’s just as important to make sure your grass has a solid foundation prior to winter setting is as it is to make sure it’s ready for the months of sunshine and grass cutting. There are many reasons to lay sod in the fall, such as overhauling your yard, putting in a new sprinkler system, or simply re-seeding or placing sod in areas that have become worn and bare. Read More»

Want To Spruce Up Your Yard With Kids In Mind? 3 Landscaping Projects To Consider

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Making your yard have the curb appeal that is important to you, while also making it functional for your whole family, should be goals you take on when your yard hasn’t had much work done. If you’re eager to get landscaping done so that your yard looks beautiful and is an inviting spot for your family, you need to look into what kinds of features should be included. If you’re unsure of how to fix up your yard to make it a favorite play spot for your kids, consider the following projects. Read More»

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»