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3 Things to Consider Before Starting a Landscaping Project
Landscaping projects are a big task. Learn what you need to think about before you start.
Plants that Give You the Most Bang for Your Buck
Spend your landscaping dollars wisely with these tried-and-true plant picks.They're winners because they sustain all conditions. So really pay attention to native plants because They can be used in great coordinations and in groupings to give you a seasonal interest, without problematic problems like disease
The Biggest Wastes of Landscaping Dollars
Save money and garden smarter by avoiding these plants with a lower chance of success.
3 Tips for Creating a Cohesive Look with Your Landscaping
Feel like your landscape doesn't match your house? Follow these tips for a house and garden that go together.huge strides and that being like Certain pillows or textures on your outdoor furnitures . Certain pots, or custom pots. Beauty is in the detail, and it's subtle, right. So I would tell homeowners, even if you're
How to Prioritize Your Landscaping Budget
Avoid landscaping blunders by approaching a big project in the right order.stuff. Do I seed versus do I sod? Do I have an irrigation system versus a non- irrigation system ? So I consider prioritizing what you plan on using, and how you plan on using your spaces, as your starting points. [BLANK_AUDIO]
Should You Seed, Sod or Both?
Sod is expensive, but looks good right away. Is it always worth it? Learn what a landscaping expert thinks.
How to Tie Your Front and Back Yards Together
Does your landscape feel like a hodge-podge mess? Make everything look like it belongs with these wish-I'd-thought-of-it tips.also repeated along the back of the house. Finally, use the same color scheme throughout. Grey and slate blue tones appear in the front and back yard. They are used in the river rocks, lining the
Landscaping Musts for New Homeowners
Moving into a new house is a big task -- and becomes even bigger when you start to improve the outside! Learn what you really need to do -- and what can wait -- when you move into a new house.
Materials for Raised Garden Beds
Here's an overview of the most common materials for building raised garden beds.materials you can use to build them. Pressure-treated wood is the least expensive option . It's very durable and research has shown that it poses essentially no risk to food grown near it. Still, some gardeners prefer an organic option and for this seeder is a common choice. It's not as long lasting as pressure-treated wood and is more expensive but will still provide years of service. Other options exist. Concrete blocks are more decorative than wood and relatively expensive but extremely durable. Composite decking lumber is an outstanding material for raised beds. It's
Easy Landscape Lighting
It’s easy to add landscape lighting to your yard. Learn how to install low-voltage and solar landscape lights in just an afternoon.to do themselves. The basic parts of a low voltage system included transformer power supply like this one which plugs in to any household outlet. You'll also need a power cable as well as the lights. To install lighting, place the lights where you want them, then run the cable so it can connect with each light. Connections are easy and typically involve a simple connector like this one. Once you've wired all the lights, finish by connecting the cable power supply Turn it on. And if all the lights work, you can bury the line or simply cover it with mulch. Low voltage lines can be buried directly in the ground so there's no need for conduit. Be sure to follow the manufacturer instructions with full specified to maximum wattage you can run from the power supply Normally, the only maintenance needed is occasional replacement of the light bulbs which is as simple as pulling the old one out and pushing in a new one. Solar garden lights are an alternative to low voltage systems. The advantage is that you can place it anywhere you like and there's no