Make Your Yard Come Alive

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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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Some Do’s And Don’ts For Landscaping A Hellstrip

25 March 2022
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Do you have a hellstrip in your front yard? The not-so-affectionately named hellstrip primarily refers to the strip of landscape between the street and the sidewalk in an urban setting. However, it can refer to any similar strip of dirt between hardscape structures (such as a driveway and walkway).  The hellstrip is notoriously difficult to landscape for many reasons — including its proximity to the busy street, potential for snow and water overflow, lack of high-quality soil, and small size. Read More …

3 Money-Saving Lawn Care Hacks

1 March 2022
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Lawn care can be a costly venture. In fact, Americans spend a colossal $40 billion on landscaping each year due to the costs involved, like fertilizer and lawn care services. And as the cost of living soars, any way to save a buck is pretty much welcome. Thankfully, you can create a healthy and lush lawn without breaking the bank.  Check out three practical ways you can save money on lawn care. Read More …

5 Landscaping Needs For An Attractive Front Yard

9 February 2022
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There are a few things that lead to an attractive front yard. By knowing what they are, you can better work with your landscape designer to come up with a plan you will enjoy both using and looking at.  1. Buffer Zone Border beds along the front wall of the home are a beautiful way to smooth the transition from the lawn to the home. Yet, these beds do need a buffer zone. Read More …

Brickwork Examples For Your Landscape

6 January 2022
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Brickwork can be a nice small addition to your landscape, or it can be a huge part of it. Whether you are looking to enhance the look of your landscape with some small brick features or you want to create major focal points, brickwork can accomplish these things for you. This article will introduce some different ways that brickwork can be used in landscaping, either on a small scale or a large scale. Read More …

Signs You Need to Utilize Professional Tree Trimming Services

14 December 2021
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If you have trees, eventually some of their limbs and branches will need to be removed completely. There are tree trimming services available to property owners that have trees. Here are several signs that you should probably use them. Aren't Sure Where to Cut  If you haven't ever trimmed the trees around your property, you may not know where to exactly cut. Trying to go forward could lead to mistakes, such as cutting part of the tree that then causes sickness or cutting a portion that falls on top of your property's roof. Read More …