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Do you live an area that makes it hard to grow grass? Find out how to use nothing more than hardscape materials to finish your property.

Helping Your Roses Climb Properly On A Fence

29 September 2015
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Climbing roses add a sophisticated beauty to any landscape. They also provide a little privacy when trained properly to grow up a chain-link fence. If you want the beauty and awesome aroma of roses in your backyard, use this guide to help you plant the roses and then train them to grow horizontally, clinging to the fence. Gather Your Supplies shovel scissors pantyhose climbing rose plants compost or fertilizer garden hose small pruning shears Plant the Roses Read More …

Make Your Backyard Landscaping More Interesting: Ideas For Your New Home

28 September 2015
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Moving into your first house of your very own can be one of the most exciting experiences of your adult life. There are so many things you want to do to make your new place more than just a house, but a real home. One of the ways that you may want to go about this is to change up your new backyard's landscaping and design. However, you may not know what you can do to get started and make your backyard design more interesting. Read More …

3 Landscaping Trends You Should Know About

23 September 2015
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Like hats, colors, and hemlines, landscaping designs have seasons where trends go in and out. If you're curious about which trends you should try as you redecorate this year, here are 3 landscaping trends you should know about. Fruits Out Front The myriad colors that nature gives fruits, herbs, and vegetables are gorgeous -- so why not put them out on display? Instead of tucking your home garden into a small corner of your backyard, the latest trend is to present the fruits of your labor (literally) to the world, allowing their colors and scents to be a decoration all their own. Read More …

How Hiring A Landscaper Can Save You Money In The Long Run

23 September 2015
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When working within a budget, a do-it-yourself landscape may seem cheaper. The reality is that unless you are an expert on plants and how they grow, your lack of knowledge can cost you in more ways than you expect. Many problems can be avoided by hiring a professional to guide you away from common mistakes. Poor Composition No doubt you've seen unsightly yards full of a multitude of different plants that seem to have simply sprung from the earth with no rhyme or reason. Read More …

How To Eliminate Bald Spots Caused By Pet Wastes From Your Lawn

23 September 2015
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Pets bring a lot of joy to millions of American households, but they can also bring frustration when it comes to maintaining a lawn and landscaping. One of the most common problems that pet owners face is bald spots on the lawn; these small blotches of dead grass are caused by animal urine and feces, and they can spoil the overall beauty of your lawn. Eliminating bald spots isn't difficult, but it does require using the correct materials and technique. Read More …

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hardscaping areas that won't grow grass easily

I live in an area that is very difficult to grow grass. If I was to water my lawn a couple of times each day, the grass may grow, but that would cost me a small fortune in water bills and waste a lot of water that could be used for more efficient purposes. Instead of fighting the grass to grow, I decided to embrace the dryness of the area and complete the landscape design using mostly hardscape materials. I used rocks of all sizes coupled with wood to create a yard that I love to spend time in and am very proud of. Find out how to use nothing more than hardscape materials to finish your property.

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