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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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 …

Upgrading Your Property With A New Swimming Pool

27 September 2022
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The installation of a swimming pool can be an important change to make to your property, and while it will be able to support a range of recreational activities, it will require major work and planning to complete this addition. Have The Property Evaluated To Determine If An Inground Pool Is An Option My homeowners will prefer to have an inground pool constructed as it will be a low-profile addition that will reduce the visual impacts that this structure will have on the landscaping. Read More …

How To Apply A Driveway Sealcoating

7 September 2022
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Driveways can be very durable and can support the heavy weight of vehicles, but driveways can also be vulnerable to chemicals that can be very damaging. However, sealcoating can give you considerable protection from harmful elements. Before having the sealcoating applied, you will need to prepare your property.  The Importance of Sealcoating Services  UV rays, oils, and chemicals can all penetrate the surface of the driveway. This can gradually destroy the foundation. Read More …