Tree and Shrub Fertilization and Care

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Keeping your lawn and landscape beautiful is about caring for every plant you’ve chosen to cultivate in your yard. Your trees and shrubs need a lot of the same nutrients as your grass, but the tasks of fertilizing and general care are a bit more involved than just mowing and watering. While trees and shrubs …

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Landscaping Ideas on a Budget: Hardscapes

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We Texans really do love our land. Even in metropolitan regions like the D/FW metroplex, we appreciate having the space to cultivate beautiful yards and verdant gardens. However, there’s been some talk in recent years about how sustainable an expanse of luscious lawn actually is.  For those who are dedicated to maintaining a carpet of …

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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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Shade Loving Flowering Plants for Texas

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Shade loving plants are those that thrive without direct contact with sunlight. These plants are great for adorning indoor spaces, or brightening those shady areas in your yard. If you’re looking to add a splash of color to a nook that doesn’t get much natural light, you ought to consider a shade loving plant that …

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How to Plant a Tree

Have you ever participated in neighborhood tree planting, or planted one in your own yard? If not, you’re missing out on a great way to interact with nature. Whether this is a new experience or it’s simply been awhile since you’ve planted a tree, we’ve got some great pointers to get you started. Decide Where …

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Growing a Gorgeous, Weed-Free Flower Bed

Gardening with flowering plants can be a wonderfully fulfilling hobby. Whenever the plants begin to flower, they’ll surely bring a smile to your face to see all your hard work paying off. If you’ve already got a garden and are facing problems with intrusive weeds, this article has some helpful tips. Let us guide you …

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Flower Beds with Rocks Instead of Mulch

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Are you still undecided between rocks and mulch for your landscaping project? Here you have the chance to learn why it’s better to use rocks instead of mulch in your flower beds. When you invest in your landscape, you are not just improving your outdoors. You’re creating a beautiful view whenever you want to relieve …

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Best Soil Amendments for Lawns

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Are you searching for a solution to transform your lawn into the lush, healthy one you desire? Different from fertilizers, soil amendments, such as compost and lime, can come to the rescue. Soil amendments, also called soil conditioners, can often be overlooked and confused with fertilizers. However, they are not the same. Each plays a …

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Dwarf Trees For Landscaping

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We live a small, small, small world. Its seems now a days that larger or bigger trees do not have the same appeal they once had.  It seems with land prices going up and property sizes shrinking, thus creating a landscaping trend to work in a smaller area. The solution to for smaller landscapes?  Using …

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Landscaping with Rocks Instead of Mulch

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Using rocks for landscaping can be very beneficial. Landscaping with rocks brings a permanent solution rather than the use of mulch which decomposes over time. While both of these types of landscaping have their unique pros and cons, choosing rock landscaping over mulching offers more benefits in the long term. Benefits of Landscaping with Rocks On …

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