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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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Understanding Hydroseeding And How It Can Be Cared For

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If you have recently worked with a builder to have a new home built on a plot of land you have purchased, then you may need to add some grass seed to the dirt around your property once the building is completed. While you have the option of using traditional methods, like using a seed spreader, to add the seed, hydroseed may be a better idea. Keep reading to learn what hydroseed is, why it is advantageous, and also how you can care for it.…

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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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How To Create Chicken-Friendly Landscaping In Your Backyard And Chicken Run

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When you own a flock of backyard chickens, it is important to keep your yard looking beautiful, while, at the same time, providing beneficial vegetation for your chickens. Here are some tips for landscaping a chicken run and for landscaping your yard for free-range chickens. Landscape Your Chicken Run If you don’t have the ability or the space in your yard to allow your chickens to free-range, you can still create a well-landscaped chicken run for them.…

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The First Year: Caring For Young Trees After Transplant

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If you have newly planted trees in your yard, you’ll need to carefully watch over them during the first year after transplant. Trees are expensive and they are extra vulnerable to dehydration, disease, or malnutrition right after they are planted in your yard. Here are some things you can do to make sure they survive and thrive under your care. 1. Make sure they get enough water. Young trees will need a lot to drink after they are transplanted, especially if the ground was dry when the tree was planted.…

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3 Tips For Energy Efficient Landscaping On Your Commercial Property

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Landscaping is just as important on a commercial property as it is on a residential property. You want landscaping that’s inviting and attractive to maintain your property value and increase the curb appeal of your establishment. But did you know that your landscaping choices can also save you money and lower your carbon footprint? Energy efficient commercial landscaping can reduce your heating and cooling needs, keeping your bills lower and improving the eco-friendliness of your business.…

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4 Easy Ways to Improve Your Yard

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Making sure that you have a perfect lawn is probably every homeowner’s dream. Although many people tend to veer towards fixing up the interior of your house, making sure that you have the perfect yard can make your house that more aesthetically agreeable, nicer to walk around in, increase the curb value of your home, and might even increase the overall value of your home. There are a number of easy things that you can do in order to improve your yard, overall.…

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Six Shorter Perennial Flower Varieties To Fill Out Your Garden Beds

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Replanting garden beds each spring is a hassle. Thus, it’s best to work with your landscape designer to choose perennial flower varieties for your flower beds. Perennials come back season after season, so you don’t have to rip them out and replant as often. A lot of perennial flowers are very tall, making them more suited for planting along a fence or building than in a low flower bed. However, the following six flowers are a more manageable height and are well-suited for garden bed planting.…

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