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Articles in Landscaping
Total number of blog post(s): 66
When I was younger, we had a large rosebush in the center of our front yard and it was the best thing, ever. I loved that bush for its intense red color and how it made our yard stand out against the other homes in our neighborhood. I was heartbroken ...
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Have you ever ripped out landscaping and started from scratch? If you haven’t, I’ll go ahead and spoil the surprise for you: it’s not a lot of fun. (Well, aside from the time my husband used the winch on his truck to remove a tree stump. That was pretty entertaining.) ...
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When I planned my garden at the end of last winter, I was filled with visions of turning my backyard into a little homestead. I was convinced that I could grow all of our produce through the spring and summer, so I went a little nuts in the seed aisle ...
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If you live in the southeast and mid-Atlantic parts of the United States, you are probably familiar with the two greatest threats to your landscape: deer and drought. Deer are beautiful creatures, but they can make quick work of destroying many weeks of hard work in the ...
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Very little compares to homegrown summer produce. If you’ve harvested the last of your late-summer bounty and have already started the countdown to spring planting, you may want to reconsider your timeline. You’ve already pulled out your tomato cages and tilled in the ...
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It may seem impossible for you to turn your landscaping dreams into reality when you don’t have any idea where to even begin. How do you transform a yard riddled with weeds into a well-manicured haven? How would you convert a dull contractor-grade yard into a ...
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Luckily for Georgia homeowners, peaches aren’t the only plant that grows well in the sweltering summers and mild winters of the Southern state: Georgia’s climate is perfect for keeping a lush, healthy lawn throughout the year. The key is planting the correct grass for ...
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If you’re worried about your home or yard every time it rains, it’s probably time to start thinking about possible solutions to your drainage issues. My mom’s house has been plagued with a number of drainage issues inside and out because the house is on a slope that ...
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Man, it’s getting hot in here. Wildfires are becoming a threat to increasing numbers of Americans as a changing climate creates more favorable conditions for conflagrations across the country. Hotter weather combined with longer and more severe droughts are bad ...
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I remember watching the technician walk around the yard with a backpack fogger spraying every inch of grass. I looked down at my dog begging to go outside and it hit me—this precious pup has been rolling around in unknown synthetic pesticides, herbicides, ...
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