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4 Advantages Of Having An Automatic Sprinkler System For Your Lawn

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Having a lawn in your backyard has a number of benefits– its visually appealing, a great place for kids and pets to play, and soft on the feet. But if you want to keep your lawn green and lush, you will need to be diligent about watering it properly. A simple solution is having a sprinkler system installed. Having an automatic sprinkler system offers a number of advantages, such as:…

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Things To Know About Retaining Walls

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There are many landscaping upgrades that you may need to make if you are to get the most out of your property. Retaining walls can be fairly common upgrades to need, but homeowners that have only recently started planning to revitalize their yards may be uninformed about the process of installing a retaining wall. Why Should You Hire A Professional To Build Your Retaining Wall? For individuals that enjoy working in their yard, it may seem like a retaining wall will be a fairly simple upgrade to make.…

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3 Vital Tips For A More Beautiful Lawn

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Is your lawn in a less than ideal condition? Does it seem like your lawn is always half-dead, no matter what you do? For many people, “lawn care” means little more than turning on a hose a couple times a week. Unfortunately, if this is all you do, your lawn is unlikely to do as well as you might want. Grass can be temperamental, refusing to grow at all if even a small part of its care is neglected.…

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Three Hydroseeding Mistakes To Avoid

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Hydroseeding is a quick, nearly foolproof way to get the lush green lawn of your dreams. After the soil is properly prepared and amended, a combination of grass seed and a nutrient solution, which is formulated to help hold moisture, is applied. You have likely seen it done before — it looks like the ground has been temporarily painted green. Ensuring the best results from hydroseeding does require a bit of care.…

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Insight To Help You Successfully Install A Stone Or Brick Patio

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When you want to install a patio in your yard, there are many types of materials you can choose from. You don’t always have to use a concrete slab for your patio. You can use a decorative stone or brick to build your patio surface, building up the foundation properly to give your patio its long-lasting durability. Here are some tips to help you prepare and install a decorative stone or brick patio.…

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2 Ways To Manage Your Storm Water Runoff

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Controlling and managing the storm water runoff that you may get at your house can be problematic. That runoff can cause all kinds of problems, including localized flooding. However, there are things that you can do that will help manage the problem.  Collect Rainwater One thing that you can do to help control storm runoff is to collect the rainwater. You can use that water to do things like water your garden or lawn.…

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Keeping Your Landscape Healthy

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Are the plants in your landscape always in a poor condition no matter how well you attempt taking care of them? The root of the problem might be that you don’t have the right skills for taking care of a landscape, as sometimes over caring plants can be detrimental to them. For example, it is important to understand that there are many plants and trees that don’t need a lot of water to survive.…

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DIY Landscape? A List Of Basic Landscape Supplies You Will Need

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If you want to design and build your own landscape around your home, you will first need to design the landscape. Do you want bushes, flowers, evergreen bushes, etc.? Do you want really straight, angular lines, or do you like curves, circles, semi-circles and other forms outlining the landscaped areas? These are all things to consider when you begin this project. Here is also your basic list of landscape supplies to get started.…

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My Yard Rocks: How Rock And Stone Can Improve Your Landscaping

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When you think of building a beautiful garden or yard, you may be more focused on the types of plants to choose. But also spending some time and effort on the various rock and stone structures in your yard is an important way to build up the landscape or “hardscape” of the yard. Here are some critical structures in landscaping and hardscaping design. Driveways and Pathways Your driveways and pathways dictate where people will spend the most time in your yard.…

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2 Reasons To Hire A Civil Engineer To Help Landscape Your Commercial Location

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Landscaping a commercial location is often going to be a bit more tricky than landscaping a residential location. This often has a lot to do with the location of the property and how much it has going on underneath it and surrounding it. Because of this, it is often going to be in your best interest to hire some extra help when it comes to planning and then landscaping this area.…

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