Plugging Dead Spots on Your Lawn.

Benefits of Grass Plugs Lawn grass plugs are one of the very best ways to get your new lawn established or fill in bare spots in an existing lawn. If you’ve wondered how to get a beautiful lawn started or renovated without the hassle of seed or the expensive costs of sod then grass plugs are for you. Lawn grass plugs are clumps of sod with soil and roots that have been lifted out of a stand of grass. Dead spots crop up for a variety of reasons, inluding poorly nourished grass, as well as diseased grass and inadequate nutrition. You should know what your grass needs- and doesn’t need- based on specific requirements. If you have children and/or pets, …

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Drainage System – Why It Could Make Or Break Your Garden

Growing your vegetables or flowers is exciting. It is a rewarding venture that enhances the beauty of your home. You take pride in having a luxurious garden and well-manicured, mowed, and weeded lawn to perfection. Gardeners love trees, roses, as it brings aesthetic appeal to the property.  When designing your garden, put in place an effective drainage system. The underground pipes help eradicate excess water from your garden.   Water provides nutrients to plants, but too much of it causes myriads of problems like moss, mildew, and mold growth. Pets like dogs love to play within the gardens. If you have dog pets you should take special care installing drain.Or protects your dog from going out of the safe place …

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Flowers that Survive Heat

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We аll lооk forward tо the warmth of the sun after the chill of winter. The rising temperatures and increased sunlight fortify our yards and gardens, coaxing things out of dormancy and bringing nature back to life. However, in semi-arid climates that have high heat and unpredictable precipitation, the summer months can take a toll on your landscape. But this doesn’t have to be the case if you know how to cultivate a heat-hardy garden. Living in a wаrm, ѕunnу сlimаtе dоеѕ nоt mеаn уоu hаvе tо givе uр on gаrdеning! If you сhооѕe ѕun-tоlеrаnt реrеnniаlѕ, you’ll enjoy a garden thаt blооms уеаr аftеr уеаr. With rising global temperatures and regular water restrictions, you want to know what’s realistic to …

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Benefits of Landscaping in Residential and Commercial Areas

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Who doesn’t love beautiful greenery in a wide and open space? The lush green grasses, vibrant and beautiful color of flowers are a real treat for eyes. If you have a beautiful and planned landscape, you can easily enjoy the view and smell anytime and anywhere. A beautifully decorated and well managed landscape offers a lot of benefits. In this article, I am going to discuss about some benefits of landscaping. 1)    Natural coolant The green grass and plants work as a natural coolant. Grass is way cooler than the cement and asphalt. Green grass and trees work as the natural air conditioner. Homes which are surrounded by trees can keep the attic cool, reducing the temperature up to …

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How to do Spring Cleaning in the Garden

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Spring will soon be upon us. So it’s time to do a great spring cleaning outside to give a second youth to your green space. Here are the essential steps and the right tools to bring your garden back to life. Clean and clear your land with Leaf Blower After the winter, it is high time to thoroughly clean the garden. Indeed, the frost and the weather left traces of their passage in your green space. Start by removing the winter covers and sails in order to store them in a dry place. Keep them at your fingertips in case of late frosts. Remove the dead leaves with a leaf blower. If you have small area garden then dry and …

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When to Apply Lawn Fertilizer

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Beautiful lawns don’t happen bу ассidеnt, rather, thеу аrе created. Onе оf thе secrets tо mаintаining a beautiful lawn is undеrѕtаnding the bаѕiсѕ оf fеrtilizаtiоn.
Thе fertility rеԛuirеmеntѕ оf сооl ѕеаѕоn grass iѕ a littlе more complicated than it is for wаrm ѕеаѕоn grаѕѕ. Mаintаining lоng tеrm hеаlth and bеаutу of уоur grаѕѕ requires аt lеаѕt a bаѕiс understanding оf thе nееdѕ оf уоur ѕресifiс grаѕѕ tуре. Thе right fеrtilizеr applied incorrectly can роtеntiаllу dо mоrе harm than gооd. Thеrеfоrе, it iѕ important tо know hоw tо fеrtilizе сооl ѕеаѕоn grаѕѕеѕ рrореrlу.  Cооl season grаѕѕеѕ, as thе name sounds, аrе grаѕѕеѕ thаt thrivе bеѕt in сооlеr tеmреrаturеѕ. In thе U.S., they аrе found in thе сеntrаl аnd northern ѕtаtеѕ. In ѕоuthеrn …

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Lawn Aeration Benefits

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Living the dream of home ownership, back yard barbecues, playing with your kids in the yard and sitting outside on your nice grass. Sounds awesome right? What if your grass is not so green and needs to be rescued?  Several factors can cause your lawn to loose in color and become infested with weeds.  There is a process that can help promote the soil condition and improve the health of your lawn. Lawn Aeration benefits your yard in many ways and is easy to do, Benefits The process of core aeration is to remove small plugs of soils and grass through out your lawn allowing more water and oxygen to mix below the soil into the roots of your grass. …

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Swimming Pool Landscaping

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Having a swimming pool in your back yard is goal many home owners strive to have.  Now you have your swimming pool, and yet it seems not quite what you were expecting? You have your pool and your lawn, that is about it. Looking at the blank canvas of yard around your pool can make swimming pool landscaping a little difficult. Landscaping around your pool should not be too difficult if you follow these easy tips. Landscaping With Fence And Decking Traditional below ground swimming pools are very common, but usually need to be well maintained. Some alternatives are to buy or build an above ground pool. These pools do require quite a bit maintenance, but the cost to build is significantly …

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How to Trim Your Shrubs and Bushes

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Trimming your Shrubs and Bushes Time to trim the hedges, bushes and shrubs A few minutes spent pruning is one of the best things you can do for the plants in your yard, however it’s one of the most neglected tasks of maintaining your yard as well. Why? Because for most of us pruning takes a little fines and time. “But pruning isn’t difficult and you get in return, thicker foliage, more flowers, and healthier plants. Most homeowners prune when it’s convenient for them, yet that might not be the best time for that plant. Consulting the plant lists will take the mystery out of this part of pruning as well. Keep reading to learn How to Trim Your Shrubs …

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River Rock Landscaping Ideas

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River Rock Landscaping Ideas River pebble mulch is harvested from riverbeds. It is one of the most common varieties of rock mulches and can be found by various names like river rock or Mississippi stone. Most garden centers or landscape supply stores will have river rock available in different sizes, from small pebbles to large chunks. These River Rock Landscaping Ideas will provide some ideas for your landscape. Choosing the Right Rocks for Your Landscape While excellent at controlling erosion, rock mulches do not help retain moisture in the soil like organic mulches. In fact, rock mulches tend to heat up quite a bit in the sun, causing the soil beneath them to be hot and dry. They also reflect sunlight …

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