Most homeowners don’t tend to think too much about their landscaping once the winter descends on the area. They are quite content to clean up the yard, winterize their existing landscaping features, and wait until the following spring to make improvements or changes. However, winter is actually the best time to begin planning spring landscaping…
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With the holiday season approaching, we’re starting to see beautiful holiday lighting going up in homes all over the area. Outdoor holiday lighting truly makes this season one of the most wonderful times of the year! However, ringing up the lights can be perilous if homeowners aren’t careful. If you’re wondering how you can decorate…
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The nights are getting longer, so your landscape lighting is becoming an increasingly prominent part of your property. In the past, landscape lighting was a luxury that relatively few homeowners employed due to how much maintenance you had to put into a setup. Light bulbs burned out relatively quickly and many homeowners didn’t want to…
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Cultivating the best garden on your landscape requires an intricate understanding of balance. Plants need just the right amount of sunlight, shade, water, and nutrition to thrive – too much, or not enough, of any of these and your garden won’t be as vivacious or full of life as it could be. Mulching is a…
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If your lawn has been looking a little worse for the wear and you’ve tried regular maintenance techniques, it may be time to start thinking about more extensive measures. Specifically, it may be time to seed or plant new sod on your lawn. But which method is better? There are advantages and disadvantages to each…
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It can happen to anyone, from the novice gardener to the experienced landscaper. No matter how carefully you plan out your landscape, sometimes it just happens that you need to remove a tree or a shrub from its current location and transplant it in a new one. This job is very delicate and will require…
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Spring is in full bloom and you may be thinking about adding some additional trees or shrubs to your landscape. However, there is a lot of conflicting information out there about the best time to plant them. Some experts claim that spring is the ideal season for planting while others say fall is the best…
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When watered and maintained properly, the plants in a landscape look naturally beautiful and lend an air of elegance to the surrounding property. It’s important to realize, however, that plants are living things that need water and grow just like we do, and sometimes this growth can get a little unruly. Pruning your plants is…
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All living things need water in order to survive. Humans know when they need water – they get thirsty. However, it’s not quite that simple to tell when plants need to be watered. Proper watering practices ensure the health of your flowers and plants and keep your landscape looking stunning day after day. Here are…
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Homeowners who are looking to have a beautiful, colorful garden on their property should familiarize themselves with the different varieties of perennials available. Unlike annual plants, which die every winter and need to be replanted each spring, perennials regrow from the same roots every year. While the lifespans, bloom time, and forms differ between species…
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