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A Bright and Vivid Lawn Starts with The Right Grass

No matter where you go you always see the same thing in people’s lawns, a bright, vibrant field of relentless green.  You’d be forgiven for thinking that all this grass was precisely the same. The truth of the matter is that while all of them bring the same verdant color to your lawn (with some variations, of course, they...

Travel to Tuscany from Your Backyard

Tuscan-inspired outdoor living
Set the scene for large backyard gatherings of family and friends with Tuscan-inspired outdoor living spaces.  Channel the Italian countryside as you sit fireside and travel to Tuscany from your backyard.  Imagine relaxing in a backyard that takes you away to a place of beauty and romance.  Let your cares diminish and your laughter echo as you entertain friends...

Learning About Mulch and its Benefits

Mulching
Mulch is any material used to hide the surface of the soil around plants. It helps keep the moisture in. It also helps stop the nutrients from being washed away. It maintains even soil temperature and blocks out sunlight to stop the growth of weeds. There are many various mulches, organic and non-organic. The organic mulches are natural ones like...

Decorate Your Balcony Garden with 6 Best Flowering Plants

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Some family members love to nourish their balcony garden with fragrant flowering plants. A balcony is a spot in your house where you can stretch and lose yourself for a while. And, feel windy weather! Also, check on your budding plants that show signs of new flower-buds. Believe it or not, having a balcony garden is indeed blissful. However,...

All the luxury of a vertical garden

The definition of vertical gardens is clear from their name. These are gardens that grow in height. That is, to express ourselves better, whose base is positioned so that it goes up. Vertical gardens are ideal for small spaces that don't have much horizontal surface area and for spaces that need new eco-friendly solutions as they are cooling in...

A Treehouse Castle

  Everyone has dreamed of a treehouse when they were little children. We all loved to have our very own treehouse where we could spend the majority of the day. You may have also drawn a rudimentary blueprint and planned out that which tree limbs would support the beams. You may have also inspected the plywood when your father would...

Fantastic Flower Bed Ideas

Lawns are sometimes the most forgotten aspects of someone's house. Homeowners tend to get caught up in having a grand house with wonderful exteriors and exquisite interiors, forgetting that their lawn is the first (or second) items visitors see when coming to your home. In fact, a beautiful house can be brought down by an ill-cared for lawn, as...

Winter Pruning Guide for Gardens

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By the mention of the word architecture, the first thing that comes in many people’s minds is the biggest and coolest new building in town. However, many things such as garden plants have architecture as well – i.e., the branches, stems, limbs, and trunk give plants its character and shape.  Winter is the best season to see a garden’s architecture....

Compost Bins For Your Garden–Successful Gardening Tips

Compost bins for your garden are an essential for gardening success. Composting enriches the soil and creates an optimal environment for your plants. Therefore, start planning now for success next summer. Gardeners who compost enjoy successful gardens. Indeed, their plants grow larger and resist disease. In fact, their crops are more pest resistance. Of course, this translates to a bountiful harvest. Compost...

The Dirt Dev – How Lawn Care Has Become “Smarter” With Technology

Lawn care can be quite the divisive topic around the water cooler. Some people love it, others hear enough about it at home from the better half. But no matter what side of the fence you are on, there is one thing we can all agree on. Technology has made lawn care a lot smarter and easier. The use...

Thinkterior – Creative Contemporary Play

Theme: The overall theme of the play-yard is a blend of creative and active outdoor play that blends with the contemporary styling of this beautiful home. Focus: The overall focus for the design of this amazing play-yard was to provide this family with an outdoor space that would foster an active and creative playtime for their children of various ages. The visual...

Great Home Gardening Tips To Bring Some Color To Your Yard

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Taking a look at some amazing home gardening tips and tricks for helping make the most of your garden. How to bring a pop of color to your yard. A backyard is a place of social gatherings and relaxation, but sometimes it can be very dull to look at. Most backyards have greens and browns covered but need some real...

Unique Shrubbery Designs

Every once in a while you may find yourself driving up to your house and taking a glance around. After all the hard work you've put into making the interior of your house and the outer walls beautiful, you've noticed that you neglected the plants and shrubbery that surround it. Or, for those that tend to pay more attention...

Pet dangers Lurking in your Backyard

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Our pets are our best friends. Most of us couldn’t imagine our day without spending some quality time with our beloved little friends, taking our dog out for a walk or playing with our cats. However, as good friends and owners to our pets, we should also know that our love isn’t the only thing that our furry friends...

The Front Porch – An Extension of Your Home

The front porch is an extension of your home so why not treat it as you would other rooms?  You can relax, dine or entertain on your front porch.  Here are a few inspiring ideas for turning your front porch into an inviting and comfortable area to enjoy all year. Decorate your front porch just as you would any other...

Start Your Garden Indoors – Tips and Tricks To Get You Planting Now

Start your garden indoors using easy tips and tricks to get you planting now. Of course, if you start your plants inside, you can get your crop earlier. This means a longer growing season. Of course, before you plant seeds you need information. You need to know when to start the seeds. In addition, you need to know the germination...

10 Shady Spot Plants That Will Survive & Thrive In A Shady Yard

These 10 shady spot plants will not only survive...they will thrive in a shady yard. You probably googled this topic because you have a shady yard. So you may be having challenges finding plants that will flourish. Don't worry, we are sharing this list of 10 shady spot plants that are easy to care for, require the shade, and will...

Decorating With Candles

A group of candles gives a warm glow at the table
Candles have long been a favored accent in homes and in the backyard.  They conjure images of romantic dinners, festive occasions or sitting in their soft glow on a stormy night when the lights go out.  Decorating with candles is an easy way to enhance your home and outdoor spaces. When decorating with candles, unless you are planning an intimate...
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