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FALLing For Flowers

August 24, 2016

Though it might seem far away, Fall is right around the corner, and it’s important to plan for the season earlier than later. When thinking about your outdoor environment, flowers are something that usually concerns homeowners, whether they’re avid planters or not. A great way to keep your home looking fresh & new is to…

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Benefits of Paving Stones

April 11, 2016

Spicing up your outdoor living space this season isn’t as difficult as you might think — in fact, it’s quite easy! If you’re looking to refresh your driveway or your patio, perhaps it’s time to look at paving stones. These interlocking pieces will transform any living space into a lively, fun area. Whether parking your…

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Using Rainwater to Your Benefit

April 6, 2016

During the spring months, it seems as if it rains twice as much as usual — but sometimes that’s a good thing! After the cold months of the winter, your plants and lawn need the water in order to prosper. But there have to be other uses for rainwater, right? Right! Check out a few…

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Homemade Bug Repellents

March 14, 2016

With warmer weather rapidly approaching, one thing is certain — bugs will follow. As much as we try, we can only do so much to prevent them from coming. Unless you enjoy the presence of pesky bites and buzzing noises near you all season, you might want to take some notes! The tips below will…

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How You Can Begin Planning Your Landscape Now:

January 28, 2016

It’s crazy to think that in a few months, your garden will be in full bloom, the grass will be bright green, and outside activities will be shared with the warmth of the sun. Because of this, planning your landscape early can create a seamless transition between the seasons. Following these simple tips will help…

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Get Inspired With These Fall Landscape Design Ideas

October 28, 2015

Fall is a beautiful season with plenty of colors and textures that you can include in your landscape design. Here are a few ideas you might want to include in your home garden this year. Fall Landscaping Ideas: Add Depth – Use large shrubs and small trees to block views into your yard.  This adds privacy…

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The Perfect Fall Flowers for Your Landscape

September 24, 2015

Ready to get into the Fall spirit? As you cozy up with pumpkin spiced drinks and warm sweaters, you can dress up your landscape for the season too! These Fall flowers are sure to put you in the Autumn mood. Fall Plants: Mums – If there is a single, most popular fall flower, it’s garden mums.…

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Why Should You Update Your Driveway This Fall?

September 11, 2015

With Fall just a few weeks away, it’s time to start thinking about your Autumn home improvement projects. As the weather starts to cool, you want to make sure that your driveway is in good condition for the change in temperature. Here are a few reasons why you should update your driveway this year. Why…

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Enjoy the End of Summer with an Outdoor Fireplace

August 27, 2015

Summer is slowly coming to an end. What better way to spend time outdoors as the weather starts to cool than gathered around a fireplace with friends and family. It’s the perfect way to take the chill out of the air as we ease into the new season. Outdoor Fireplaces: Outdoor fireplaces can be built…

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How to Choose the Perfect Furniture for Your Backyard Patio

August 7, 2015

Summer nights are perfect for spending time outside with family and friends. If you are gearing up for an outdoor BBQ this weekend, the perfect patio furniture can make all the difference. Here are a few tips to help you choose the perfect backyard patio furniture for your space. Types of Outdoor Furniture: Wrought Iron…

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