Outdoor Living, Projects & Tips

Prepping Your Yard For Fall
on October 28, 2013 at 4:35 pm / in Gardening Tips

Prepping Your Yard For Fall

Fall can be a very busy time as kids go back to school, all four major sports are in play, and daylight hours continue to shrink. However, if you wait until spring to tend to your yard, you’ll find it’s too late to get the growth results you’re expecting. Here are a few simple, quick tasks you can focus on […]

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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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