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Articles in Landscaping
Total number of blog post(s): 71
The key to a healthy, beautiful lawn is choosing the right type of grass (and a great professional landscaper). Since not all grasses are suited to grow in the transition zone that covers Maryland, DC, and Northern Virginia, it’s important to do your research and ...
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Grass is an important part of your landscaping—even more so if your household includes kids or pets. But as utilitarian as grass may seem, keeping it healthy is sometimes easier said than done. If you’re struggling to maintain a well-kept lawn in South Florida, you ...
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Caring for your lawn and keeping it beautiful can be a challenge, especially in the Houston area, where the weather is hot and humid for much of the year. Not all grasses are well suited to the heat, and some are prone to withering and browning after only a few ...
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Landscaping is hard work, and since your yard plays such a significant part in your home’s curb appeal, there’s not much room for error. Is resale value on your mind? No potential buyer wants to wade through a jungle to reach the front door—or contemplate the amount ...
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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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