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Articles in Landscaping
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As a native of the southeast US, when I think about extreme weather, I think about hurricanes that make their way up the eastern seaboard or snowstorms that dump more snow than I’ve ever seen in my life on the northern plains. Texas rarely comes to mind, but the truth ...
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I fell in love with color and flowers at a young age. From the rosebush with intense red blooms in my family’s front yard to the flower-lined walkway and colorful bushes at my grandfather’s house, I’ve always found that the dash of life and pop of color that comes from ...
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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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