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Creating a Secluded Hot Tub with a Bubbling Wall and Landscaping

Creating a Secluded Hot Tub with a Bubbling Wall and Landscaping

Having a hot tub can provide an immense amount of enjoyment. You’ll be able to relax in the bubbling water under the stars, solo, with friends or with that special someone. However, a hot tub can provide additional enjoyment when seclusion is provided by great landscaping and a bubbling wall. To hide your hot tub behind foliage and your own bubbling wall, you’ll just need to allow your creativity to flow. Use the suggestions provided here for creating an envelope…

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Houston Landscaping Considerations

Houston Landscaping Considerations

Being a Houston gardener, I’ve dealt many years with the particularities of landscaping in the Houston, Texas area – and I’ve seen the best and the worst of it. What people fail to understand sometimes is that successful landscaping is much more than the sum of its parts. Knowing the plant species that thrive in Houston, for example, does not guarantee that they will grow to their full potential in just any Houston garden, and there are numerous factors that…

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What to Do with Pesky Insects in Your Container Garden

What to Do with Pesky Insects in Your Container Garden

Most people think that having a container garden doesn’t draw pests to infiltrate. However, this is a wrong notion as pests can get into your plants faster than you think. If you leave them uncontrolled, they will cause a lot of trouble to your plants. Before you know it, the produce that could have been your harvest were already eaten by these pests. Container gardens often have pesky slugs and snails. This problem can be addressed appropriately that will keep…

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Basic Gardening Tools to Become an Effective Gardener

Basic Gardening Tools to Become an Effective Gardener

Gardening is such a fun and healthy experience. You are frequently outdoors enjoying nature that soothes your body and soul. Even digging up or lifting things could be good exercise for your muscles and bones. So you need to have the right gardening tools to help you accomplish your tasks to maintain a good and healthy garden. Here are some important gardening tools you should have: Shovel This will allow you to dig up the bed or plan your bush…

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Want To Achieve An Eco-Friendly Garden In Victorville? Try 6 These Sure-Fire Techniques

Want To Achieve An Eco-Friendly Garden In Victorville? Try 6 These Sure-Fire Techniques

As the widespread news about global warming and climate change continue to alarm countries, political leaders, communities, organizations and its people, the higher the society yearns for a more self-sustaining environment.  The news, advertisements, slogans and even social media have greatly aided in raising awareness to people all over the world about going green and help to preserve the beauty of Mother Nature. This awareness has given birth to various eco-friendly ideas recycled paper bags, organic health and beauty products,…

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Avoid Common Landscape Contractor Fraud: 6 Relevant Tips To Follow

Avoid Common Landscape Contractor Fraud: 6 Relevant Tips To Follow

As the holiday season starts to approach, most of us want to give our backyard or front yard a little makeover. Of course, there will be tons of events, special occasions, and gatherings during this time of the year and it’s definitely a great choice to give your home a little makeover. However, before deciding to finalize your plan and start the project, it is important that you should get yourself educated about the process and as well as the…

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Some Things About Sage Seeds and Herbs

Some Things About Sage Seeds and Herbs

Sage (Salvia officinalis) is a small evergreen shrub, which belongs to the Lamiaceae family. Although it can be seen everywhere in the world, sage is native to the Mediterranean region. It has been used for centuries in medicine and in cookery. Description There are many varieties of sage with different sizes, shapes and colors of leaves. The most known sage grows to about 23 inch high and extends about 19 inch wide. The leaves are elongated and slightly pointed at…

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