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Make Your Yard Come Alive

I'm glad you visited my website on landscaping. My name is Lucia Nash. I have a very busy and exciting garden. The feeder is always active with sparrows. We put a couple hummingbird feeders out and they visit us every summer. There are many types of birds that visit my yard. So many of my friends wonder why my yard is so busy with gorgeous animals, not the destructive kind, but the types that are just a pleasure to have around. The answer to that question is difficult to sum up in a few sentences, so I decided it was better to write blog posts on how to create a great yard.

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The Benefits Of An Edible Landscape And How To Plant One

10 January 2023
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The goal of an edible landscape is to create a functional and aesthetically pleasing outdoor space that provides food and other resources for the homeowner and local wildlife. Edible landscapes can be created in a variety of sizes and styles and can be incorporated into a variety of outdoor spaces, including backyard gardens, front yards, and even rooftops.  The following are six reasons to cultivate an edible landscape: Growing your own food can save you money on your grocery bills. Read More …

Planning Spring Landscaping? 2 Tips To Make It Beautiful

16 December 2022
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If you are making plans for your landscaping this spring, there are many things you can do. This can become overwhelming, especially if you have a large yard. To help you, below are two tips so your landscaping will look beautiful when you are finished.  Plant Flowers Planting flowers is a good place to start when creating new landscaping. Flowers are easy to plant, and most are easy to care for. Read More …

5 Winter Tree Damage Concerns And How To Avoid Them

21 November 2022
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Trees can provide interest in the stark winter landscape, but they can also pose a hazard. Knowing the most likely tree-caused winter damage, along with prevention tactics, can ensure you have no winter tree problems. 1. Deadfall Those dead branches up in your tree's crown aren't just an eyesore, they are also a hazard. Wind, snow loads, and ice buildup increase the chances of them breaking off. A plummeting branch can cause property damage, such as punching a hole through your roof. Read More …

5 Landscaping Design Tips To Reduce Erosion In Your Yard

31 October 2022
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Erosion can happen in just about any yard, whether they are hilly or relatively level. Water from rain and irrigation, as well as wind, are the culprits. Fortunately, the right type of landscaping features can slow or even stop erosion problems.  1. Terracing Steep slopes pose the greatest erosion risk in a yard. The best way to slow erosion in this location is to terrace the slope so it stairsteps down, as this will reduce surface water flow. Read More …

5 Hardscape Elements For A Great Outdoor Theater At Home

10 October 2022
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More and more Americans are enjoying their entertainment at home rather than heading out to bars, restaurants, and movie theaters. If you like to host movie nights at home, one of the best investments you can make is a good outdoor theater setup. While much of the success of an outdoor movie theater is in its electronic elements, the setting will have a big impact. Here are a few things to include in yours. Read More …