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  • 3 Keys For Landscaping And Lawn Care

    Taking advantage of some great lawn care tips will make sure that you are always pleased with the way that your lawn looks. This is a huge part of the homeownership process because it enhances your curb appeal and ensures that people have a positive experience on your property before even stepping foot inside of your home. To this end, there are a number of things that you can put into action to make sure that you are able to get the most out of your landscaping and lawn care.
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  • 3 Reasons To Use Natural Stone Pavers

    If you are looking into creating a driveway and/or walkway for your home, you should consider using natural stone pavers. While these aren't as popular as asphalt or cement, they have a lot of awesome features that make them a great choice. Here are three reasons to use natural stone pavers.  Easy To Install One excellent reason to go with natural stone pavers is the fact that they are so easy to install.
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  • Time To Redesign Your Landscaping? How To Stop Soil Erosion From Becoming A Concern

    If seasonal rains are destroying your landscaping, it's time to rethink your designs. Flooding associated with seasonal rains can wreak havoc on your yard, especially if you're not prepared for the flow. Incorporating soil erosion protection into your landscaping design doesn't need to be difficult. In fact, soil erosion protection can be quite easy if the right steps are taken. Here are four simple, yet effective, steps you can take to prevent soil erosion.
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  • Tips For Keeping Your Sod Healthy In The First Month

    The finishing touch on a new landscape design is the sod. Sod is usually installed after the mulch beds are in, the shrubs are planted, the patios are installed, and the trees are placed. Grass comes last because it is more delicate and because it fills in the blanks after every other design element is in place.  After the grass is installed, many people make the mistake of feeling like their landscape is done and no longer needs attention.
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  • 3 Winter Landscaping Tips To Add Color To Your Winter Wonderlands

    As the cold weather sets in and trees begin to look bare as the last leaves fall, you are thinking about what can be done to give your landscaping color for the winter months. There are some things that you may want to consider, such as using a combination of evergreen plants that give your landscaping color while everything else is dormant and dead-looking. Here are some tips to add color to your landscaping for a beautiful winter wonderland:
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  • Three Reasons To Choose Artificial Turf For Your Lawn

    Artificial turf isn't just for soccer fields and baseball diamonds. In fact, there are many great reasons to use it in your yard. If you are looking to give your lawn a new look, here are some reasons to consider replacing your grass with artificial turf. Small Yard Having a small yard can be a challenge when it comes to mowing and lawn maintenance. Homes in urban areas on postage stamp lots may simply be too small to justify even owning a lawn mower.
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  • Are You Prepping Your Yard For Playing With Your Newly Adopted Child? Three Lawn Care Safety Tips

    Now that the adoption is all official, you can't wait to enjoy those lovely outdoor days playing with your kid on a bright, green lawn. In fact, you may have even found yourself eagerly setting up play equipment over the past few weeks and thinking about ways to transform your landscape into the perfect playground. While this is an exciting occasion, you should also use this time to kid-proof your current lawn and garden routine.
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  • 2 Tips To Help You Grow A Healthy Lawn

    There is more to keeping a healthy and lush lawn than just mowing it weekly and watering it every few days. Keeping a healthy lawn requires you to provide nutrients, boost a healthy root growth, and provide the right watering schedule depending on your climate. Here are two lawn care tips to help you get started. Remove Weeds Any weeds that grow within your lawn, including crab grass and other types of invasive grasses, can take nutrients from the soil that would otherwise go to feed your lawn.
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  • Four Ways To Prepare Your Lawn For Winter

    Now that summer is over, you're probably looking forward to a couple months where you don't have to worry about trimming and mowing your lawn. However, there are a few things you should do to help your grass stay healthy during the winter months. Pre-winter preparation and care helps your grass to bounce back after the snow melts away. Here are some simple autumn tasks every lawn owner should know.
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  • Four Signs Of A Sprinkler Leak

    A leak in your sprinkler system can lead to major issues down the road, including over use of water, dead spots in the lawn, and even structural damage to your home if the water compromises the foundation. Knowing the signs of a leak are important so you can catch any sprinkler issues before they become a major problem. Sign #1: Poor water pressure A leak can lead to water pressure issues on any sprinkler head downstream of the leak.
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