• Clever Ideas For A Multi-Function Yard


    When it comes to outdoor living, you want to maximize your space. There are so many activities you want to enjoy, such as playing with the kids, entertaining, and gardening. Well, it's time to make over your backyard by designing it for multiple functions. Lawn Space While a full lawn may not accommodate all the uses you want for your outdoor space, it should still be the center of your yard.
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  • How To Choose The Right Timer For Your Sprinkler System


    A beautiful lush lawn is something you can enjoy with loved ones, and it improves your quality of life. Automated sprinkler systems are the most efficient way to make sure your yard gets the right amount of water. Your system must be professionally installed to accomplish a lush lawn. To accomplish this goal, your sprinkler system has to be programmed for maximum water coverage. You can choose from a variety of features for sprinkler systems.
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  • Tips For Choosing Nursery Plants


    A visit to a nursery is an excellent way to get the plants you need for your garden in one trip. Most nurseries have a very large selection of every type of plant you could desire for your landscape, from vegetables to annual and perennial flowers, as well as trees, shrubs, and vines. The challenging part is selecting a young seedling that will transplant well and grow healthily in your garden.
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  • Helping Your Landscape Survive A Hot And Dry Midwest Summer


    The Midwest is known for its decent rainfall, some humid temperatures, and excellent growing potential. Typically, lawns and ornamental shrubs and flowers flourish with little encouragement. It's rare to see homes with sprinkler systems, as the rainfall is sufficient to support landscape growth. A dry season, therefore, can be difficult for your landscape to weather. To help your plants and flowers survive a temporary Midwest drought, consider the following care suggestions.
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  • Choosing Drought Resistant Trees For Your Outdoor Restaurant Patio


    If you have a restaurant with a large outdoor patio, then your patio is likely one of the best features. This is especially true with the summer fast approaching. However, if the patio area is bare, then there may not be much to visibly draw patrons to the patio area. A nice view can greatly increase your customer base, and hiring a landscape business to add trees to the space can help to create natural beauty.
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  • Fantastic Landscaping With A Flair! Tips To Feng Shui Your Home's Landscape


    As a homeowner, you most likely understand the importance of your landscaping. From an increased curb appeal and value to displaying your household's unique personality and style, it is easy to see the benefits of fantastic landscaping. Of course, spreading grass seed across your yard and throwing some flowers around the mailbox does not offer much in terms of creativity and style. Fortunately, utilizing the principles of Feng Shui can turn your landscape into a relaxing, valuable, and functional space.
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  • 3 Child-Friendly Landscaping Ideas


    It's natural for kids to want to play outdoors, and it's good for them. But if you're an avid gardener that takes pride in your flowers and plants, it can be difficult to let your small children run around in your yard, knowing that they may inadvertently damage your hard work. One of the best ways to avoid this is to make working in the yard or garden a family project.
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  • Finding Solutions For Your Soil Drainage Problems


    Flowers and shrubs enhance nearly any landscape and look their best when all their needs are met. One of the most commons needs well-meaning homeowners overlook is adequate drainage for their plantings. Without proper drainage, your plants will either shrivel up and die from lack of moisture or become waterlogged and die off from too much water. Learning to assess and correct drainage problems will save you the frustration of caring for plants that continue to perform poorly.
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  • Make Small Changes Inside And Out Of Your Home To Conserve Water


    With global warming a real and immediate threat, scientists are warning the public that the earth's available fresh drinking water supply is a limited, precious resource that could one day cease to provide enough water for everyone. Given this fact, national and local governments around the world have instituted water rationing in certain "at risk" regions, as well as bans on wasteful water usage like watering a lawn or garden during a drought.
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  • Going Green On Your Green: 3 Eco-Friendly Ideas For A Beautiful Lawn


    Landscaping is an imperative part of your home's curb appeal and value. From professional flowerbeds and hardscapes to herb gardens and thriving trees, it is easy to see how plants, flowers, and trees can improve your home's exterior. Unfortunately, you may not be placing enough importance on your lawn. Considering your grass encompasses the majority of your landscape, ensuring it is neat, lush, and green is key to successful curb appeal.
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