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Landscape Lighting Basics

Overview Getting it right on, landscaping of a new home is vital as it will reflect on the artistic beauty of the house in general and comes with many more benefits. Lighting is an essential part of landscaping and will ensure that you enhance the beauty of your home, curb appeal and safety to your…
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How to Pick Summer Plants for Your Yard

Are you looking to enhance your backyard’s outlook with some summer plants? Alternatively, are you looking for an ideal summer plant that will thrive best in your area? If yes, you are in the right place. This blog seeks to provide you with an insight into some of the best ways to lighten up your…
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BASICS OF THE BED IRRIGATION

There are different ways to choose from for your bed irrigation project. Two popular types of bed irrigation are the sprinkler system and drip system. While sprinkler is still used by some people to irrigate their beds, it is less effective and its basic setup is simple and direct. You will just need to connect…
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What To Do About Invasive Species

Invasive species such as animals, non-native plants, and microorganisms are a major threat to our ecosystems, and natural habitats. They are more difficult to manage when they spread and establish themselves. Nonnative plants are the most problematic invasive species and they even have tendencies to dislodge our native plants when invading to live and spread.…
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The Trails and Tribulations of Landscaping in South Florida

South Florida is largely a tropical region. Its most defining characteristic is heat, freezes being a rarity. Temperatures during the night do not go down as much as it does in other parts of the state. With such a climate, most houseplants are outdoor plants in South Florida year round. The plant material is mainly…
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RED, WHITE AND BLUE YARD FUN

Weekends provide the opportunity to hang out with friends and family. Engaging in an activity that is relaxing, refreshing, and exciting is the ultimate weekend plan. While many people prefer going out to parties, traveling, and shopping, many others prefer peace, tranquility, and activities that are not so involving. Going out might be costly compared…
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How To Revive Your Lawn After Grass Dies

More often than not, it is possible to bring back to life a dead lawn without the need to tear everything down and start all over. However, your success largely depends on how long the grass has been dead. Usually, grass that appears dead for a short period, between 3 to 5 weeks, can successfully…
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Landscape Lighting for Tropical Gardens

Tropical gardens are where everything is large, green and dramatic and adding a little landscape lighting to it makes the entire night in your garden look magical. Do not invest too much for your tropical garden to look good only during the day, imagine all that lushness with a soft glow all through the night…
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Lawn Pests and How to Treat Them

Pests can invade and infest lawns, creating an eyesore of otherwise well-maintained home lawns. Pest infestations in gardens are a common occurrence in many homes, often resulting in damage to not only the grass turf and soil but surrounding structures. The destruction left behind by lawn pests can be devastating; that is why many homeowners…
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The Four Main Types of Irrgation

In agriculture, watering crops can be done through irrigation or rain. Since rain can sometimes be unreliable due to climate change, most farmers rely on irrigation to cultivate plants. The type of irrigation a farmer chooses depends on factors such as soil type, type of crop, land topography and weather patterns. The following are the…
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