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Different Ways to Remove Sod

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After all the time and effort you’ve invested in achieving a perfectly manicured lawn, you might be wondering why in the world you would want to remove the sod that helped you accomplish that feat. There are plenty of reasons that your yard space might better serve you without a carpet of green, though. You […]

Winter Lawn Care Tips

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When spring and summer roll around, you want your lawn to look fresh and green. Many people tend to forget that their lawn still needs some care during the winter months. For a nice vibrant yard at the beginning of spring, follow these nifty winter lawn care tips. Avoid Walking on the Grass With winter […]

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: […]