landscaping: Home Improvement - 04/02/09 02:10 AM
Not sure when to prune, what to do with winter-covering mulch, or can I still care for that old tree? Below are some helpful tips for you to keep in mind when you start your landscape “spring cleaning”.
Want new cabinets? Not sure where to start? Below are a few steps and tips before you buy new cabinets for any kitchen or bathroom upgrade.
Washing clothes isn’t much fun to begin with. But waiting hours for the tub to fill sure doesn’t help matters any.
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landscaping: Gardening Tools - 02/03/09 12:50 AM
It is still winter time, but it is not too early to start thinking about your lawn for the Spring. While you are planning the design, making an inventory of current plants, and budgeting money for the project, take a few minutes to make sure that you have the right tools for the job.
There are a few basic tools that every gardener should have. Garden tools can be broken down into four main categories: digging, weeding, raking, and pruning.
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landscaping: Landscaping on a Budget - 01/08/09 01:20 AM
Landscaping is about patience. Secondly, it is about budget. There is such a thing as a Landscape Triangle that incorporates time, money, and knowledge. Without one, the other two are more difficult to work through in regards to having your dream garden.
For example, smaller plants (which may be less expensive) take longer to establish themselves than larger plants, but if you give it time and know where and how to plant them, then you can have that fabulous garden over the long term.
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landscaping: Tree Roots: To Cut or Not to Cut - 09/15/08 04:22 AM
So you want to install a new concrete driveway because you are tired of looking at your “bumpy” asphalt. You have noticed that over time, your asphalt keeps breaking up and your tree keeps growing bigger roots that are cracking the driveway. You think, “I will dig up the asphalt, cut the tree roots to get them out of the way, and then install a concrete driveway that will be more resistant to any future root problems.” Before you go this route, read on. Tree roots, which are mostly under the soil, actually comprise a large portion of a tree's mass … (2 comments)


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