How to Create Low Maintenance Landscaping in Fort Worth, Texas

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First impressions are important, and your home’s is often its landscaping. But many homeowners are unable to dedicate the necessary time and energy to upkeep intricate landscaping. Thankfully, modern advancements in the landscaping industry have resulted in low-maintenance landscaping options that look great and don’t take up too much of your time. Here are some […]

Fort Worth Landscaping Drainage Systems

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Texas may be known for its heat but it is also known for its severe storms that can wreak havoc on the landscape. Whether it is spring, summer, fall, or winter, severe weather is never out of reach. It is important that your Fort Worth property is prepared to handle the sudden influx of water […]

Fall Shrubbery Care Tips For Fort Worth Homeowners

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Shrubs are a beautiful addition to your home landscape, but they need special care during the fall months. To keep your shrubbery healthy and thriving, you should know what type of shrubbery to plant and how to care for it throughout the seasons. The following tips can help ensure that your shrubbery stays healthy and […]

How to Keep Bugs Out of a Vegetable Garden

Do you have a vegetable garden? Are you having problems with bugs? Bugs are going to be an issue in any garden. North Texas is generally arid and hot during summer and ranks third among the most bug-friendly states. From less-than-optimal soil conditions to harsh summer sun and long, frosty nights, microclimates challenge gardeners year after year. […]

Plant Happiness: Taking Care of Tree, Shrubbery, and Grass Roots

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North Texas is beautiful, but it can be a challenging environment for perennials like trees and shrubs. Try these tips to help your favorite landscaping features thrive. We’ll also address grass care in North Texas as well. Caring for Trees and Shrubbery Let’s address trees and shrubs first. How to Plant New Trees and Shrubs […]

How to Start a Vegetable Garden

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A vegetable garden is more than just a source of freshly picked salad ingredients, it’s also a great way to get outdoors and learn more about the work it takes to produce your own food. Here’s a quick guide to starting a vegetable garden the right way for reliable harvests and minimal headaches. Picking the […]

Best Trees for North Texas Landscapes

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Landscaping choices in Texas are diverse, and taking time to pick the right trees that can sustain and prosper in the Fort Worth region is essential for beautiful, long-lasting results. Here at Landscape By Design, we strive to help clients choose hardy native plants and trees that are adapted to our environment. One of the […]

What Is Lawn Dormancy?

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For some people, the winter months are marked by a special kind of beauty where everything is layered in beautiful neutral colors and the world is getting ready for rebirth. For others, winter brings about a feeling of bleakness due to the dull colors of mother nature and they are just counting the days until […]

How to Create an Energy Efficient Landscape

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You’ve probably already thought about energy efficiency in terms of things like your home appliances and car; one place you may not have considered is your landscape. Just like your home appliances and car, your landscape can benefit from embracing energy efficiency. Here’s what you need to know about creating an energy-efficient landscape. What Is […]

Unique Outdoor Christmas Decoration Ideas

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The holidays are right around the corner, and one of the best ways to spread some seasonal joy is decorating your landscape for the occasion. Not only is decorating your landscape an excellent bonding activity to enjoy with your loved ones, it can also share holiday cheer with anyone who happens by, even when you’re […]