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3 Reasons To Schedule Tree Trimming After Purchasing A Home

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Once you’ve purchased a home, it makes sense to take a good look at it and explore what changes are necessary for it to become ideal for you to move in comfortably. If you’ve been eager to purchase a home and settle in confidently, consider the landscaping and how your trees can play a big part in the curb appeal. Problems with your trees can also lead to significant expenses down the road, making it wise to schedule tree trimming soon after moving in.…

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Planting A Meyer Lemon In Your Yard? Here's What You Need To Do During Its First Year

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If you’re like many people who pay attention to seasonal changes in supermarket offerings, you’re probably already aware that early spring is the time to look for fresh, ripe Meyer lemons. These lemons are so popular because they have the iconic lemon flavor without the characteristic acidic bite and sourness. You probably also know that Meyer lemon trees can be grown indoors as houseplants and do especially well if they’re placed on the patio during the summer months and allowed to soak up as much sun as possible.…

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Soil In Your Yard Not Stable? Use Soil Stabilization To Help

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If the soil in your yard is not stable, this can make it difficult to do any kind of landscaping from planting grass seeds to planting flowers. Fortunately, there are many ways you can stabilize the soil to make it much better to work with. Keep reading to learn much more about this so you can have a beautiful yard.  Use Chemicals Hire a landscape contractor to come to your home and test your soil.…

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Desire Paths — Keys To Making Your Landscape Better For Everyone

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Do you want a way to make your yard or business site more comfortable and practical for everyone? Then you may want to consider taking advantage of desire paths. What is a desire path? And how can you turn it from a nuisance into a way to improve your landscape? Here’s what every home and business owner needs to know.  What Is a Desire Path? Desire paths are natural pathways that form not by intentional planning but by user habit.…

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Tips To Prepare For A Mulch Landscape Delivery

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Mulching in your landscaping gives many benefits to your yard’s appearance and the health of the vegetation growing within, which is why it is a practice many homeowners utilize. If you are new to mulching or need to supplement what you already have in your yard, you can update your yard and landscaping with a great choice of mulch material that is delivered right to your home. Here are some tips to help you manage your upcoming mulch delivery and installation.…

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How To Prepare Your Property For A Synthetic Turf Installation

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A lawn is very difficult to maintain. You must make sure to cut the grass regularly, fertilize it, and make sure that it’s adequately watered. If you decide that synthetic turf is a better option for your property, it’s helpful to know how your property will need to be prepared before the artificial grass is installed. Segregating the Area The area that will have the artificial grass installed needs to be marked off and separated from the rest of your home.…

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What Kinds Of Trees Need Professional Care?

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Tree care is a common problem for owners of all types of properties. While trees often seem low-maintenance, there are specific scenarios where they might require professional help. Similarly, some types require extra attention. Let’s look at four situations where you might want to ask for professional tree care services. Aging and Large A tree that’s old and large can pose a threat to both people and property. If you’re going to keep it alive, tree care is essential.…

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Dos And Don'ts For Combining A Deck And Existing Trees

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Do you have a mature tree already occupying part of the space where you want to build a deck? While homeowners may worry that they can have either a deck or a beautiful tree, the truth is that you can combine the two. Here are a few vital dos and don’ts for success. Do Build Above the Roots. Raised decks can actually be helpful to trees, especially those with exposed roots.…

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3 Sprinkler System Styles For Shrubs

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Having to water shrubs by hand when the rest of the lawn is on an automatic sprinkler system can be a pain. The good news is that there are automatic options for proper shrub irrigation, as well. The type you choose depends on budget, climate, and the amount of seasonal maintenance you are willing to put in. 1. Seasonal Drip Lines Seasonal drip lines are laid out in the spring and put away in the fall.…

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Practical Advantages Of Adding Hardscaping Accents To Your Residential Landscape Design

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When you think about hardscaping accents you may focus on their main benefits such as adding height, dimension, texture, and interest to your landscape design. However, hardscaping elements provide other benefits you may not think about. Whether you want to save water, reduce maintenance tasks, or enhance the privacy and safety on your property, hardscaping accents can help. Water conservation A landscape design that is constructed mainly of vegetation will require consistent watering or irrigation to sustain the life of the trees, shrubs, grass, and flowers.…

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