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How To Build a Brick Path to the Yard

How To Build a Brick Path to the Yard

While crossing your yard to get the daily newspaper, you’ll face several obstacles such as slipping and getting your way through without making your feet dirty. Instead of wetting your socks in an aim of reading the daily headlines in Louisville, you can build a brick path to the yard. Apart from making a style that never goes out of fashion and increasing the resale value of your home, they also provide a great sight for anyone that comes into…

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Replacing Lawn With Turf

Replacing Lawn With Turf

Are you having trouble with your lawn? One answer is to replace your current lawn with new turf. Although it seems wasteful to tear up old grass in favor of new turf and sod, replacing your lawn with turf is in fact an environmental practice, as the new turf is both calibrated to fit your lawn’s agricultural needs and climate requirements as well as aerated to ensure growth. A full lawn of living turfgrass is much better for the environment…

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Do-It-Yourself Landscaping 101

Do-It-Yourself Landscaping 101

Landscaping and gardening are tasks that many people don’t realize they can do themselves. Today’s post is for all the people spending too much money for gardening services – it’s time to sever the ties to those wasteful costs and do it yourself. This article will teach you the basics of caring for your own garden including tools you should have and tips you should know. Tools Round-Mouth Shovel Your typical shovel will be your bread and butter for your…

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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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Getting to Know Your Yard BEFORE You Landscape!

Getting to Know Your Yard BEFORE You Landscape!

When you decide it is time to landscape your property there are many things about your existing property that should be taken into consideration. These things, while they may seem trivial at first, can have a big impact on how you final landscape thrives in your environment (yard). Creating this list will paint a picture of what your yard looks like and functions like – is it a damp and shady space? Is it very sunny and hot? Do your…

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