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Not Just Lawnmowers: A New Homeowners Guide To Lawn Maintenance Tools

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If you are a new homeowner and you’ve never been responsible for taking care of a lawn before, then you might be unsure about what you need. You probably know that you need a lawnmower, but that’s not the only item you will need to take care of your lawn. Here’s a list to help you get started. Edge Trimmer Once you mow your lawn for the first time you are likely to be disappointed that you didn’t get all the grass.…

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3 Factors To Consider To Help You Determine When To Remove A Diseased Tree

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Trees make yards look nicer and are great for providing shade, but there are times when it is better to have a tree removed than to simply ignore it. Trees that are infected with diseases will often need to be removed; however, there might be ways to treat the disease that could help you save the tree. If you have a diseased tree and are not sure if you should have it removed, here are three factors you may want to consider to help you decide what to do.…

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Things To Take Into Account When Designing A Patio

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Having a patio in the backyard can make the area so much more user-friendly. It can be a place for relaxing in the sun, eating outside or entertaining. However, there are a few things that need to be taken into consideration to get the best results. Size The size of the patio will depend both on the size of the yard and the intended use for the patio. Those who plan to have an outdoor kitchen or entertain a lot may need a bigger patio than those who just want a small area for a couple of chairs and side tables.…

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3 Tips For Installing Brick Paver Driveways

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If you are looking to upgrade your home in a way that makes it look beautiful and also builds your home equity, you should install a brand new, stylish, durable driveway. In looking to have a driveway installed, consider purchasing a brick paver driveway. Rather than having cement or concrete poured and installed, brick paver driveways are crafted more so like connected puzzle pieces of high quality materials. To learn a little bit more about buying a brick paver driveway, read these tips and hire some professional driveway installation contractors.…

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Looking for an Inexpensive Way to Continuously Water Your Landscape? 3 Reasons to Get Rotor-Type Sprinklers

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Going out in the backyard, turning on the spigot, and adjusting your garden hose to the right setting may be a process that you go through daily to take care of watering your landscape. It is a straightforward process, but it is not something that you necessarily anticipate, especially on eventful days. If you do not have an enormous budget to devote to setting up a system for watering the plants in your yard, but you still want to make it an autonomous process, you should consider installing rotor-type sprinklers.…

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Removing Dandelions With Natural Methods

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If you have noticed several dandelions cropping up within your lawn, you are most likely concerned about their presence. Dandelions are known to stop the growing of grass and other plants in the area as their roots will overcrowd foliage you wish to remain. There are several steps you can take to aid in the elimination of dandelions without needing to use harsh chemicals to do so. Try some of the following tips to help in keeping your lawn lush and green without these weeds in the mix.…

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3 Landscape Design Ideas For A Low-Maintenance Yard

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If you would love to have your yard landscaped, but are hoping for a design that is going to be low maintenance for you, then you can incorporate certain things into the landscape design to make this possible. This article will discuss 3 landscape design ideas for a low-maintenance yard.  Use Mulch Instead Of Grass  Rather than having grass around all of your trees, plant beds, etc., you should instead use mulch.…

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