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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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Time To Start Planning Your New Lawn For This Spring? How To Get The Weeds Under Control

20 December 2017
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When spring comes, you'll want to get busy with the landscaping. If you've decided to plant new grass, you'll need to get the weeds under control. Unfortunately, during the winter, the weeds have laid dormant beneath the soil. As soon as the soil warms up, those weeds are going to come out in force. If you don't get rid of the weeds before you plant your fresh grass seed, you're going to end up with a fresh lawn of noxious weeds. Read More …

Prune Your Fig Tree To Promote Healthy Growth Next Spring

12 December 2017
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If you have a fig tree growing on your property and weren't overall pleased with the amount of figs that were produced this past spring, the reason for the shortage could be due to the tree having long, damaged branches that were blocking healthy branches from receiving enough sunlight or depleting energy from the tree. The best time to prune a fig tree is during the winter months because fig trees are dormant then and you will not interfere with the fruit producing cycle. Read More …

Wood Or Synthetic Fences For Your Hardscaping

29 November 2017
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Designing the hardscaping that houses and frames your yard's landscaping can be hard. You need to choose landscaping design elements that are both stylish and functional. Choosing the right material for the fences in your hardscape can be a little confusing. Generally, you will see that there a lot of synthetic fence products that look like wood. Then, you have the option of choosing an actual wooden product. So, what do you go for? Read More …

Love Decorating Your Trees During The Holidays? 3 Reasons To Get Trimming Done First

15 October 2017
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Hanging holiday decorations outdoors can be just the thing to cheer you up when you return home every day, along with helping to make your neighborhood feel more festive during the holiday season. If part of your holiday decorating plans includes sprucing up your trees with lights and other adornments, it is vital that you understand the current condition of the trees on your property to prevent problems. If you haven't had the trees trimmed or checked out by an arborist in a long time, scheduling a visit before the holidays arrive is a fantastic opportunity. Read More …

What To Do In Fall For A Greener Spring Lawn

3 October 2017
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Fall is the perfect time to invest in some lawn renovation if you want greener grass next spring. In early to mid-fall, temperatures are cooler but the ground is still warm, which means you can work safely on your lawn but there isn't as much pressure from weeds and insects. The following can help you decide what to do at this time to improve your yard: #1: Clean it up Read More …