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Posted on 05/22/2022
Tips & tricks for better yard drainage
If your yard is full of puddles, soggy soil and waterlogged plants, it’s time to invest in better yard drainage. Depending on the cause and severity of the issue, there are plenty of DIY options you can handle without spending a fortune. Understanding common causes leading to drainage problems and how they affect your yard will go a...
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Posted on 05/15/2022
3 Ways to Stay Safe During a Hurricane
Hurricanes of all sizes can be dangerous. No matter how serious the storm is, there are guidelines you should follow to stay safe at home. Here are some safety tips to remember during a hurricane: Stay Away From Windows If you aren't required to evacuate your home, the best place to be is inside and away from windows....
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Posted on 05/08/2022
Planting on a Slope: Prevent Erosion With These Gardening Tips
Planting anything on an incline might seem like more trouble than it's worth. However, if your yard has any slopes, you could be at risk for soil erosion and landslides. The best way to avoid them is to plant trees, shrubs or other plants on the slope to strengthen the ground. Here are some tips for gardening on...
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Posted on 05/01/2022
How to Budget for Your Landscape Renovation
Transforming your landscaping not only beautifies your home, but it may also increase the value of your property. Your landscaping plays a significant role in your overall curb appeal, which is what interested buyers rely on when developing a first impression of your home. Here are some costs that you should consider as you create your budget: Hiring...
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Posted on 04/24/2022
Basic Supplies Every Indoor Gardener Should Have
Indoor gardening involves a lot more than plants and soil. In order to have successful indoor plants, you need the proper tools to help you care for them in the best way possible. If you’re not sure where to begin or if you’re looking for a gift for the gardener in your life, here are the basics to...
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Posted on 04/17/2022
What You Need to Know About Terracotta Pots
For plant containers, it doesn’t get more classic than a terracotta pot. This orange-brown clay has been a favorite among plant lovers for ages because of its durability, accessibility and aesthetic. However, because of their widespread popularity and availability some may consider a terracotta pot to be a boring or “basic” choice. While tastes differ from one plant...
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Posted on 04/10/2022
Design tips: 4 reasons to consider black and white decoration
If you're searching for a bold and effective color scheme for your next interior design project, consider black and white decoration. While it may seem simple or even dull, the combination of black and white can create dynamic and beautiful indoor spaces. Here are some reasons black and white decoration might be right for you: It works with...
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Posted on 04/03/2022
Pressure-Treated Wood: What You Need to Know About This Popular Building Material
Many homeowners choose pressure-treated pine to build decks based on its price and longevity. While the material ranks as the undisputed go-to lumber for decks and patios, it may not be a perfect fit for every homeowner. That's largely because pressure-treated pine brings a few negatives to the table. About Pressure-Treated Lumber Originally, pressure-treated lumber used to contain...
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Posted on 03/27/2022
Grow Plants Indoors With These DIY Mini-Greenhouse Ideas
Whether you're gardening in the winter or protecting delicate houseplants, indoor greenhouses are an excellent solution. You can find miniature greenhouses meant purely for utility and others meant to provide aesthetic appeal. If you build your own mini-greenhouse, it's up to you. Here are some ideas for simple mini-greenhouses to use indoors. Plastic Bin Greenhouse For a convenient,...
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Posted on 03/20/2022
Consider these things before you build a greenhouse
If you want to build a greenhouse at home, there are many things to consider first. Everything from building materials, style and intended use is worth planning carefully before you start. Here are some of the main things to consider before you build a greenhouse: What you’re planning to grow A greenhouse gives you the chance to grow...
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Posted on 03/13/2022
What Is Cottage Garden Design?
Cottage garden design is a popular landscaping trend originating in late 1800s England. The style idealizes the informal and whimsical aspects of “cottage” life and brings together many details and aesthetics that are still trending today. Here we will go over the key elements of the cottage garden design and some ways you can bring the style home....
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Posted on 03/06/2022
Soundproofing Options for Walls
Sound can easily pass through walls and disturb other family members in your house or neighbors if you live in an apartment or townhome. You might also be interested in blocking sounds coming into your home or a room within your home. Soundproofing offers a convenient way to have better control over the amount of noise in a...
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