Winterizing Your Trees and Shrubs

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As winter draws near, any attentive gardener knows this shift comes along with specific measures to be taken in the interest of maintaining the health of one’s plants- both large and small. On one hand, nature has successfully withstood the seasonal changes, without any help from us humans, for millenia. Yet on the other hand, …

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Fall Lawn Pests- 5 Common Bugs to Beware Of

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Every season brings a unique variety of life to your lawn and garden. Some are a welcome sight, such fall annuals, brightly autumn foliage, and the flickering dance of fireflies in the twilight. But then there are the others, which we’d rather do without altogether. Anything that harms your landscape or compromises the health of …

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Best Practice for Addressing and Preventing Lawn Disease

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While fungus, mold, and other microbes are present in even the healthiest of yards, an excess can cause damaging and unsightly lawn disease. Fortunately, there are some fairly easy was to address and prevent this issue.  Many measure we are suggesting for lawn disease prevention are simply good practice for lawn and landscape maintenance. Ryno …

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Low Maintenance Shrubs for Texas

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Versatile, well-mannered and low maintenance are good words to describe the latest generation of shrubs that are showing up in garden centers. These varieties offer extended bloom times and they are suited for both containers and in-ground flower beds. Shrubs are a great way to add some texture and dimension to your landscape. Let’s take …

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How To Deal With Drainage Problems In The Garden

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Poor drainage can drown your flowers and affect your garden plants. Improve the drainage situation to prevent creating hazards and destroying your plants. The following steps help you transform the poorly drained area into an amazing looking garden.   Gardening in wet areas has drawbacks, but it offers great possibilities. Having an extremely damp area in …

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Simple Pool Landscaping Ideas

Landscaping Trees For You Pool

In the sizzling days of summer, one of the most common ways to overcome the heat is to dive into the swimming pool, if you are fortunate enough to have one. However, the majority of pool owners aren’t only using the pool as a spot to cool down and wind down. They are also using …

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What Equipment is Needed for Tree Removal 

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Do you want to remove excessive trees from your land or back yard? Or you want to start a tree removing business? Do you know how to cut trees? Are you searching for tools and types of equipment to remove trees? If you want to know something about cutting trees, this article may be helpful …

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How to Get Rid of Crabgrass in the Summer

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Crabgrass is an invasive plant that competes with your established turf for water, nutrients, and ground coverage. When it’s left untreated, it can overtake your lawn in the most obnoxious manner. This species gets its name from the tendrils that reach out from the center of the patch, like crab legs, allowing it to slowly …

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Keep Spiders Away With These Plants

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Spiders are known as one of the beneficial insects that can keep many pests under control. While some of us keep it as a pet and consider it as helpful, there are some individuals who hate it. These people generally have a “spider trauma” or arachnophobia. People who suffer from these conditions commonly look for …

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