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How to Enjoy Your Outdoor Living Space

Tweet Extend your home outdoors – your outdoor living space should just feel as if it were an extension of your home. Be sure to furnish it as if it

Garden Maintenance

The Art and Science of Composting

Tweet A simple way to improve your lawn and gardens. The visual appeal of your home is greatly enhanced when the yard portion of your property looks sharp, which also

Garden Plants

Why Native Plants are Best for Your Garden

Tweet Introducing Native Plants One trend in gardening worth considering is introducing native plants by gradually replacing foreign plants or supplementing those plants with new plants indigenous to your area.

Garden Maintenance

4 Summer Yard Care Tips

Tweet Get your rest, but not at the expense of your lawn. Enjoy your vacation and your slower pace of life, but keep an eye on your property or have

Garden Plants

5 Ways to Save Money on Your Yard

Tweet You can beautify your property on a budget. Yard projects can get expensive, even more so if you have to lay down sod, plant shrubbery or apply fertilizer. Watering

Yard and Garden

How to Construct a Bird-Friendly Yard

Tweet For less than $100 and for just a few hours of your time, you can create a bird-friendly environment. Certainly, you can invest more money if you want to

Decks-Patios-Porches

How to Pressure Clean Your Deck

Your deck provides months of outdoor living pleasure for you and your family, enabling you to entertain guests, spend time with your children or grandchildren and avoid the hassles of dealing with the lawn and bugs just to have access to the great outdoors.

Yard and Garden

7 Ways to Save at the Garden Center

Tweet If you’re planning a trip to the garden center this weekend, you may have resigned yourself to spending hundreds of dollars on fertilizer, seed, top soil, compost, flowers, plants

Outdoor Structures

Outbuildings and Your Property

Tweet However, garages are just one of many structures homeowners may have on their property, buildings which can add value to the property and provide a place of respite or

Swimming Pools

Steps to Consider Before Installing a Swimming Pool

Installing a swimming pool can add value to your home and offer countless hours of entertainment and relief from hot weather. Swimming pools can also prove expensive, requiring extensive changes to your yard before a pool can be installed.

Garden Plants

Select the Best Trees for Your Yard

Tweet The type of tree to add to your property depends on several factors including your location, soil and your personal tolerance for debris. Cost is another factor and becomes

Landscaping

Green Landscaping the Smart Way

Tweet Seasonal Plantings Winter and summer are not then best seasons for installing new greenery, but spring and fall are. Summer’s heat and the threat of killing winter frosts can

Landscaping

You Can Build a Rock Garden

Tweet Homeowners who prefer a natural landscape setting may want to consider building a rock garden. As the name implies, rocks are the centerpiece of this type of landscaping feature,

Yard and Garden

Garden Center Overview 101

Tweet Trips to the garden center are a spring rite of passage, as winter-weary homeowners seek to throw off months of relative solitude to buy flowers and plants in a

Garden Maintenance

Getting Your Lawn Ready For Spring

Tweet There are a variety of ways to make sure your lawn springs back from those long and cold winter months. Just by following a few simple tips, you can

Garden Furniture

Teak Patio Furniture

If you’re the type of home owner that likes to entertain outside you should purchase top quality patio furniture that not only looks good, but is practical.