basic landscaping tips and how-to's
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basic landscaping tips and how-to's

Landscaping can be a lot of fun and it really has a significant impact on the curb appeal of your home. Unfortunately, if you are inexperienced working with plants and hardscaping materials, you could have a very difficult time landscaping your yard. On my website you will find a lot of how-to instructions that can help you with the most basic landscaping projects. You will also find a few tips that can help you maintain your professionally landscaped yard. With a little information, you can have the yard that everyone in the neighborhood wants and admires and you will find that information on my website.

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  • Does Your Backyard Get Extremely Hot In The Summer? 3 Tips To Cool Down Naturally

    3 May 2016

    Spending time in the backyard is almost always ideal during summertime with warm weather, which makes it perfect for grilling, swimming, soaking in the sun, and enjoying other outdoor activities. But, if your backyard gets excessively hot throughout summer, you may be hesitant to spend much time in the yard. While you can invest in hardscape solutions that will help to cool down your backyard, you can also take advantage of improvements to the landscape to achieve the same results.

  • Landscaping For Low Maintenance Yard Upkeep

    5 April 2016

    If you don't have the time or energy to constantly work on yard upkeep, landscaping doesn't always need to be about plants. There are plenty of other accents one can add to their yard to beautify this space without greenery. Here are four non-living landscaping options that can still beautify your yard yet keep your ongoing maintenance simple. 1. Stones and Statues Landscaping additions that can add charm and uniqueness to your yard don't always need to be plants.

  • Your Grass Isn't Growing: Here's Why And What You Can Do

    1 March 2016

    If your lawn is struggling to grow, there's a good chance that it is suffering from some type of nutrient-deficiency. Fixing this problem may seem easy: just throw on a bag of fertilizer and watch it grow. However, it's much more delicate than that and requires a careful approach. Likely Problems The most likely culprit for poorly growing grass is nutrient deficiency. The two most common types of deficiency are nitrogen and phosphorous deficiencies.

  • Tips For Installing A Concrete Paving Stone Driveway

    6 January 2016

    With the harsh winters that come with living in the northern latitudes, installing a driveway made of concrete paving stones is a good choice for your new home. Installing a concrete paving stone driveway will ensure that you do not have the same cracking problems as you would with a traditional concrete slab driveway. Since concrete is a porous material, it needs to be able to expand and contract during normal seasonal temperature changes.