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Landscaping Techniques for Dog Owners

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Dogs may be man’s best friend, but unfortunately, they are also your yard’s worst nightmare. Digging, chewing on plants, and general trampling can leave your yard looking pretty rough. Thankfully, there are four landscaping tricks you can try to have both a wonderful dog and a perfect backyard.  1. Get To Know Your Dog Every […]

How to Start a Flower Garden

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Vibrant flowers, lush plants, and exotic trees. Gardens with eye-catching appeal will leave anyone pausing to appreciate its beauty. Plus, gardens are a landscaping project that the whole family can enjoy. Are you interested in starting a garden, but are unsure how to begin? Here are some tips on building and cultivating your own botanical […]

The Best Types of Stone for Landscaping

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When you get landscaping work done in your yard, you only want the hardiest and most beautiful stones added. There are many kinds of stone out there, but only certain kinds are going to add the right aesthetic to your landscape. Your landscape designer should work with you to help you choose the best stones […]

How to Keep an Outdoor Water Fountain Clean

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Outdoor water features, such as water fountains, are a great way to add a little peace and serenity to your outdoor space. At the same time, however, it’s important to properly maintain your outdoor water fountain if you want to avoid mineral deposits, algae growth, and other common problems that can detract from the tranquility […]

What Type of Grass is Best for My Texas Yard?

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Just as with any plant, the best way to make sure that the grass in your Texas yard thrives is by planting native variants. Fortunately, there are several hardy and beautiful native Texas grasses which will make your landscaping more attractive. Here are the 10 best grass types to plant in your North Texas yard: […]

Landscaping Techniques to Reduce Weeds

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Weeds are every gardener’s worst nightmare. They grow and spread quickly, taking over your yard or garden and stealing precious nutrients from your plants. If you are trying to find a way to prevent these pests from gaining the upper hand and calling your yard or garden home, follow these techniques to reduce weeds: 1. […]

How to Keep Bugs Out of a Vegetable Garden

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Insects such as ants, snails, and aphids enjoy making a snack out of your vegetable garden. The hard work and dedication you put into ensuring the health of your plants are all destroyed when your garden gets invaded by pests. Pesticides can damage the plants, the environment, and your family, so the best way to […]