Landscaping Tips

Millennials are Most Likely to Commit Yard Etiquette Offenses
on October 14, 2015 at 7:32 pm / in Gardening Tips, Landscaping Tips, Meeting Neighbors

Millennials are Most Likely to Commit Yard Etiquette Offenses

As a new homeowner, you might not be acquainted with a phenomenon called Yard Etiquette Offenses, and if you’re a Millennial to boot, well, you’re one of those singled out as most likely to commit such heinous acts. So, who exactly is pointing this judgy finger? You can place the blame squarely on a U.S. study by Lowe’s that found […]

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Tips for Saving Water – Our Most Precious Resource
on July 1, 2015 at 11:04 pm / in Gardening Tips, Home & Garden Tips, Landscaping Tips, Money Saving Tips, Outdoor Living, Projects & Tips, Tips & Helpful Advice

Tips for Saving Water – Our Most Precious Resource

Water is the planet’s most precious resource. Access to clean water is a privilege that, unfortunately, many people still take for granted. Even if you don’t live in the currently drought-stricken west, conserving water is still something everyone should be doing. As our population continues to grow, maintaining water resources will always be a primary need. By utilizing new water […]

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Springtime Chores for the Birds
on April 22, 2015 at 5:46 pm / in Gardening Tips, Landscaping Tips

Springtime Chores for the Birds

While bird feeding is a year-round activity that benefits both you and the birds, there are a few springtime chores that you can do to keep your yard birds happy, healthy, and, naturally, coming back. Take stock of your feeders Chances are, if you’ve been offering birds food in the winter (and you should), by the time spring rolls around, some […]

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Tips for Saving Money & Water this Spring
on April 11, 2014 at 12:45 pm / in Around The Home, Gardening Tips, Home & Garden Tips, Homeowner Tips, Landscaping Tips, Money Saving Tips

Tips for Saving Money & Water this Spring

Water is the planet’s most precious resource. Access to clean water is a privilege that, unfortunately, many people still take for granted.

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Springtime Lawn Prep – The Perfect Time to Start
on March 28, 2014 at 12:45 pm / in Around The Home, Gardening Tips, Landscaping Tips

Springtime Lawn Prep – The Perfect Time to Start

If you live in a climate where your yard has been hibernating for months, then you’re probably ready for warmer weather and a hint of green outside your kitchen window.

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Prepping Your Yard For A New Lawn
on September 26, 2013 at 1:16 am / in Gardening Tips, Landscaping Tips

Prepping Your Yard For A New Lawn

Much like painting, the key to a successful new lawn is all in the prep. The initial steps are the same whether you’re prepping for sod or seed. 1. Till the soil Whether you have an existing lawn that has seen its final days or just an open dirt patch, to break up the soil and allow for your new […]

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Your New Lawn: Seed vs. Sod
on September 25, 2013 at 10:25 pm / in Gardening Tips, Landscaping Tips

Your New Lawn: Seed vs. Sod

With the increase in vacant homes for sale over the past 5-7 years, more and more home buyers are having to remove large sections of dead grass and start over. One of the first questions all of us face is do we try spreading seed or pony up the extra $$ for the instant gratification of sod? The answer depends […]

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6 DIY Landscaping Tips and Random Advice
on August 29, 2013 at 11:07 pm / in Landscaping Tips

6 DIY Landscaping Tips and Random Advice

One of the best things about working on your own landscaping is the ability to try different things, create unique looks and tinker with it until it’s just right. However, there are some general tips and guidelines that can help save some stress down the road and let you spend more of your time creating new ideas, rather than going […]

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Getting Started With Landscaping
on August 29, 2013 at 1:01 am / in Landscaping Tips

Getting Started With Landscaping

Designing and building the landscaping in your own yard can be a rewarding and exciting adventure. For most of us, the visions of relaxing in our own personal retreat or triumphantly entertaining family and friends is enough to make us get off the couch and pick up a shovel. However, it can also be a lot of work…work you wouldn’t […]

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