Everything You Never Knew About Composting

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Gardening is a pastime that is gaining in popularity, especially with the recent pandemic threatening the food supply. One of the ways to help grow bigger and better fruits and vegetables is to give them nutrient-rich compost that you can easily make in your backyard. What is compost? Compost is decomposed organic matter. The resulting mixture is high in both carbon and nitrogen. When applied to garden beds and mixed in with the soil, the plants can easily access these nutrients which helps them produce prolifically.…

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Four Hardscaping Tips For Your Yard

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The living part of your landscape is only part of the design package. Hardscaping is also important for a fully functional yard. Hardscaping includes all the paved surfaces in the yard, such as the patio, garden paths, and even retaining walls. A good hardscape design can complete the look of your home’s exterior. 1. Know Your Material Options When it comes to hardscaping, there are many options. Natural stone is popular for paths but can get expensive if you have a large area to complete.…

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Keeping Your Evergreen Trees Healthy

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If you have coniferous trees in your yard, you should know that these trees have different needs than deciduous trees that lose their leaves each fall. Sometimes, because people are unfamiliar with the care evergreen trees need, the trees can struggle to remain healthy. Here’s a guide to help you care for your evergreen trees. Shape them while they are young. One major difference between a conifer tree and a tree with broad leaves is the way they grow.…

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