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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.

About Me
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!

Using Paving Stones to Prevent Water Erosion Around Your Home

16 May 2016
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Tired of rain water eroding the earth around your house? There are a number of solutions you can explore, and if you have some paving stones, they can help you control the water. Here are some ideas to consider: 1. Create an erosion resistant path around your home. If you don't have gutters, rainwater and melting snow will slide off your eaves, in sheets onto the ground below. This can cause the soil to wear away and erode, and eventually, the falling water may create a trough around your house. Read More …

Creating a Beautiful Garden in Australia’s Dry Climate

9 May 2016
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One of the greatest things about living in Australia is the beautiful sunny weather. In some parts of the country, the weather can also be extremely dry and arid, and this can lead to water restrictions. Australians are accustomed to these restrictions, but their gardens might not be. Some gardens need a lot of water to look their best, whereas a cleverly designed garden for an arid climate should look great no matter the time of year. Read More …

3 Reasons Why Synthetic Grass Is The Perfect Family-Friendly Option For Your Garden

29 April 2016
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Synthetic grass has come a long way since the advent of the scratchy, unattractive, and clearly fake synthetic grass of past decades. Modern synthetic grass is lush, beautiful, and barely distinguishable from the real thing. It's manufactured in a wide variety of colours and turf textures and is very easy to lay and maintain. It's available through most landscape supply companies and can be delivered directly to your home. If you're considering using synthetic grass, then here are three reasons why it is a great family-friendly option for your garden. Read More …

Garden Landscaping | 3 Nifty Steps To Work On Your Garden Soil In Preparation For New Lawn Growth

25 April 2016
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If you've decided that your backyard is need of a new lawn, then your landscaping task will involve careful soil preparation and adequate watering to reap the seeds of success. This step-by-step guide aims to help you work on your garden soil in preparation for new lawn growth. Remove Existing Weeds From The Soil Area Your first landscaping step is to kill and remove all weeds and grass from the envisioned lawn space. Read More …