Improving Your Home Landscaping

Create A Fence With Plants That You Can Use

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A fence doesn’t have to be just a fence. By combining traditional fencing materials with plants that are more than just decoration, you can create a boundary that also adds something a little extra to your corner of the world. Make use of one or more of these ideas to get your creative juices flowing. Provide Security One of the main goals of any fence is to provide security, but with the right plants, your fence can do a better job than most. Read More»

Five Plants For Areas With Poor Drainage

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Poorly drained soil can spell disaster for many flowering plants, as the soggy soil chokes out oxygen to the roots killing the plants. But, not all plants have an aversion to moist soil.  The trick to growing flowers in areas where the drainage is poor is to choose plants that thrive in wet soil. Try these five plants to enhance the beauty of your yard despite your problems with drainage. Read More»

2 Novice Tree Pruning Mistakes That Could Destroy Your Trees

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After buying your first home, you might be eager to put your personal touch on the landscaping. After all, who wants to stare at that unsightly juniper bush for one more minute? Although it might seem simple to plant a few flowers or round out those shrubs, trimming those trees might be more difficult than you suspect. Here are two novice tree pruning mistakes that could destroy your trees, and how you can avoid trouble:  Read More»

Tips For Hydroseeding Your Lawn Before You Sell Your House

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The day that you list your house for sale is too late for you to address a bare, burned or dying lawn. If you want your lawn to look lush and full when you start showing your house, you’ll want to address it early in the spring before you list the house for sale. Hydroseeding is a great way to cover the whole space quickly to restore your grass. Here are some tips to prepare your yard for hydroseeding before you sell. Read More»