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making landscaping beautiful and beneficial

Landscaping your yard could be more beneficial than you think. The landscaping can actually be more than just beautiful - it could be effective in controlling water flow and pests in your yard. How do you create a landscape design that will be both beautiful and beneficial? Are some plants better and more hardy than others? How do you choose what plants to place where? How much hardscape does your design need? These and many other landscaping questions are answered on my website. Take a moment to read up on my personal experiences and learn from what I have been through in the past.

How To Avoid Common Mistakes When Fertilizing Your Lawn

Your lawn needs to be fertilized so that it has enough nutrition. However, it's possible to have too much of a good thing. If you have too much fertilizer, such as if your lawn has too much nitrogen, you might actually damage the grass. There are several mistakes you can make while applying fertilizer to your lawn that you should avoid. Too Much Fertilizer Can Hurt Your Lawn High levels of nitrogen can cause roots to not grow enough and can cause excessive amounts of leaf growth. Read More 

Tips For Removing A Tree To Make Room For A Backyard Pool

If you want a backyard pool so you and the kids can stay cool and have fun at home this summer, you may have problems if there are trees in the way. A quick way to put up a pool is to buy an above-ground model that you can set up, fill, and start using within a couple of days. You might even choose the dimensions of the pool so you can squeeze it between trees. Read More 

Tree Services: 4 Reasons Why You Should Hire an Expert for Tree Trimming

Hiring an arborist to trim your trees might not seem important to most people. Many homeowners are mistaken for thinking that trimming branches is an easy task that can be carried out with the regular tools lying around in the garage. However, you are likely to make mistakes, damage property, or sustain injuries. Below are the reasons you should hire an expert for tree trimming.  Well-Equipped with Proper Tools  Tree trimming requires special tools to make precise cuts. Read More 

When To Repair Or Replace Your Damaged Brickwork

Do you have a wall, fence, or backyard structure with aging and damaged brickwork? If so, you generally have two choices to fix the problem. You can either replace the brick or repair it. Which should you do? Here are a few indicators as to when each option is the right call in different circumstances.  When to Repair Brickwork Certainly, if you can simply replace or repair some bricks, you'll save money. Read More 

Home Accent Lighting Techniques To Add Intrigue And Beauty To Your Landscape

Without the proper lighting, the most beautiful home and landscape design will lack the potential to make an impact. The right landscape lighting is like putting a finishing touch on a piece of art. Understanding various lighting techniques will help you decide which is best for your home and outdoor space. Silhouette-style lighting Silhouette lighting is perfect for those elements that you want to highlight around your home and landscape. With this style, lighting is installed behind the item to create a silhouette. Read More