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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»