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January 22, 2019

5 Landscape and Garden Trends to Dig Into This Year

Regardless of your tastes or budget, these trends should give you some ideas for tweaks you can make to get your existing landscape looking fresh this year, and for years to come.
 
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January 3, 2019

How to Keep Your Plants and Lawn Alive Through the Winter

After cleaning up your yard and garden, it can feel like a tall order to winterize all your plant life, but you’ll thank yourself for putting in the extra work next spring. There are a number of simple steps you can follow both before and during winter to ensure your lawn, potted plants, and garden plants all come back strong and lush in the spring.

A Clean Lawn is a Happy Lawn

The best way to ensure your lawn comes back strong in the spring is to give it a fighting chance starting in the fall. Apply winterizing fertilizer in the late fall – pellets work great and will slowly release supplements as the lawn absorbs moisture through the winter. But don’t just lay [...]

 
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December 4, 2018

What to Know Before You Blow Your Snow

It only took one winter of clearing snow with a shovel for me to know that I needed a snow blower. Beyond taking way less time, snow blowing has saved me from my annual tradition of throwing out my back after the first snowstorm of the year. But only after I began shopping for a snow blower did I realize that I knew nothing about snow blowers.

To save you the headache of digging around online and pestering Home Depot employees with questions, here’s everything you need to know about buying a snow blower of your own.

Buy Before the First Snow Hits

You’ll want to begin shopping for a snow blower before the first snow starts to fall. Most stores will see a run [...]

 
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November 6, 2018

How to Use Landscaping for Privacy

Choosing to use landscaping in an effort to provide privacy in an outdoor space is a great way to add natural beauty to the environment. Consider all of these plants when planning on landscaping for privacy your own yard.
 
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October 26, 2018

Best Trees for Fall Foliage

Here are some of the most notably beautiful trees with fall foliage, that also makes for great trees around your home.
 
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October 23, 2018

Guide to Growing Vines

Adding vines to your outdoor living area is a great way to incorporate movement and green into any space. Growing vines will instantly cover those areas of your home that look a bit tired and soften the overall look of hardscape. Check out this guide to growing vines around your home.
 
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October 22, 2018

Landscaping for the Seasons to Come: Get Your House Ready to Look Great Through the Winter

Learn how to make your home's landscaping look great, even in the dead of winter. Start preparing now with these seasonal landscaping tips, from the experts at Homes.com.
 
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September 20, 2018

7 Ways to Improve Your Curb Appeal, From Budget to Big Bucks

Why is curb appeal a big deal? When selling a house, estate agents will agree that paying attention to and improving your curb appeal is an invaluable exercise.
 
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September 20, 2018

How to Create an Edible Landscape

In recent years, the idea of an edible landscape has become popular. Homeowners are ripping up their lawns and turning a property into a mixture of landscaping and edible plants. Check out these tips on how to create one yourself!
 
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September 19, 2018

Caring for Your Lawn: A Guide to Fertilizing and Mulching

Now is the time to think about making your lawn and landscape as lush and healthy as possible for next year. Find out the key steps you must take now for fertilizing and mulching in order to ensure a verdant lawn when the snow finally melts.
 
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August 27, 2018

$500 Curb Appeal: Boosting Your Home’s Value on a Budget

Curb appeal can make your or break you when it comes to ringing in potential buyers. Boost your curb appeal for $500 with these budget friendly tips.
 
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August 22, 2018

Seasonal Allergies: 4 Plants to Be Aware Of As Seasons Change

For many Americans, fall can be the worst season for allergies overall. Check out these 4 plants to be aware of as seasons change this fall.

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