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6 Backyard Remodeling Projects to do This Summer

In terms of adding functional space to your property, there are few remodeling projects that can match the backyard, as an enjoyable yard can provide a pleasant change of scenery without ever having to get in your car. Therefore, with the warm weather giving you ample time to get work done, there is no better […]

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Tips for creating a low-allergen garden

Low-allergen Gardens Who can understand allergies better than the one attempting to write next to an open window, sneezing, wiping her runny nose and squinting through swollen, watery eyes? I have accepted medications as the only way to soothe and subdue my allergic reactions. However, I’ve been reading a lot on this topic. I’m confident […]

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Backyard Flooding Solutions

Contributing writer Matt Lee has some good backyard flooding solutions that might help during those times when the rain doesn’t seem to stop. Flooding is a problematic occurrence. The rainy seasons can come with torrential downpours and powerful winds which will put a damper on your landscape investment. Homeowners are likely to focus more on the […]

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5 Design Ideas for Small Gardens

If it is spacious enough to keep few plants, big enough to give a lovely view from your living room, and huge enough to make sitting, then your garden is not small, in fact, it is perfect. Treating it right is all you need to do and you can add a ‘WOW’ factor in it. […]

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Tricks for Cleaning Your Koi Pond

Many gardeners like to have small koi ponds. Here are some great tips and tricks for cleaning a koi pond.

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Backyard Pond And Water Feature Ideas

I’ve been sending emails back and forth with some folks about different ideas for backyard pond and water feature ideas. The result is this very nice guest post. Enjoy!  Inspiration: Backyard Pond/Water Feature Ideas By Tim Smith There’s good reason why people seek out the ocean, rivers and lakes: the flowing water is just simply […]

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Greener Decorating For Your Deck And Patio

I must admit that none of our re-purposing or recycling projects for our outdoor decorating spaces have turned out as nice as the two examples shown below. However, when I was reading about these spaces, I realized that the ideas behind their design offer some good tips and ideas for creating an outdoor space that […]

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Freshen Up Your Outdoor Space with Watering, Weeding, and Mulching

  You say that you want to invite some friends over to sit a spell in you garden? And it’s the heat of summer? Before you do, take a look around you garden. Looking kind of sad and worn out? Maybe it is time to freshen up your outdoor space with watering, weeding, and mulching. Our gardens […]