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Are you interested in improving your curb appeal? Learn some tips and tricks for gardening and landscaping to keep your yard looking good.

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Lovely, Lively and Likable Landscaping Ideas: A Landscaping Blog

Hello! My name is Heather, and I absolutely love gardening and landscaping. I decided to start a blog about it because I wanted a creative project, and I hadn't written anything in a while. I work as a real estate agent, and I see first hand how important landscaping is in terms of curb appeal. In this blog, I plan to write about a range of landscaping topics, and I hope you like the results. I am married to Steve, an incredible and supportive husband. We have two daughters, Hillary and Sasha, and we spend a lot of time together in our yard. They are at the heart of everything I do, and this blog is dedicated to them. Enjoy!

Is a Zero-Turn Ride-On Mower Worth The Hype?

20 March 2019
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If you are meticulous about lawn care, it is likely that you have heard about zero-turn mowers. Nonetheless, if your regular push mower works correctly, you may be hesitant about splurging on a ride-on mower since it may seem like an unnecessary expense. In truth, these mowers, which look similar to mini bumper cars, are actually more efficient at mowing than your traditional push mower. In fact, there has been a growing interest in zero-turn mowers, which has subsequently boosted the popularity of ride-on mowers. Read More …

Renewing Old Concrete: Concrete Refurbishing Guidelines to Help You Renew Your Patio

8 May 2018
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Concrete patios over time begin to show signs of aging that include discoloration, cracks and stains. The surface of your concrete patio may also wear out and develop small pits that take away its beauty. However, you don't have to tolerate a patio that is beat down and robs your outdoors of its curb appeal. Below are some quick-fix renovation solutions you may want to consider and use to restore the beauty of your patio. Read More …

Commercial Landscaping: Three Practical Irrigation Tips to Improve Water Efficiency

18 December 2017
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The cost of irrigating commercial landscapes can be high. However, you cannot afford to neglect the maintenance of your natural turf and gardens. If these are not watered correctly, they will be more vulnerable to wilting and drying, and the appeal of the property will decline significantly. If you are struggling with managing your irrigation bills, you should think about employing different techniques to control your total water usage. Here are some practical tips to get you started on improving your water efficiency in commercial landscaping irrigation. Read More …

5 Tips for Proper Care of Travertine Pavers

26 October 2017
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No matter where you live, the weather can damage travertine pavers, particularly if you do not take the time to properly care for them. Following a few easy strategies to protect your pavers can add years to their longevity while maintaining their attractiveness. Here are five tips you can use to safeguard the integrity of your pavers. Seal Your Pavers While you might be handy enough to seal your travertine pavers on your own, it is usually wiser to arrange for professional sealing. Read More …

4 Great Reasons to Buy a Self-Propelled Lawn Mower

12 July 2017
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While plenty of homeowners now opt for ride-on mowers, there are plenty that still stick with the walk-behind mower. If that's the kind of mower you're after, you might want to think about picking a self-propelled model. As the name suggests, a self-propelled mower largely moves forward under its own steam, and that comes with plenty of advantages. Here are just four. 1. Reduced Mowing Time and Effort Perhaps the most obvious reason to pick up a self-propelled mower is that they are a lot easier to use. Read More …