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  • Three Tips For Choosing An Outdoor Fireplace

    A fireplace can turn your backyard into a year-round gathering spot for friends and family. The following three tips can help you pick out the perfect outdoor fireplace for your yard. 1.  Site Considerations You must determine where you want the fireplace before you make any other decisions. The average wind direction, particularly in the season when you plan to use the fireplace, is one of the more important considerations. You do not want to position a fireplace in a manner where the wind will blow into it and cause embers to scatter.
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  • Dump Trucks Can Deliver Yard Materials To You

    If you are going to be doing some landscaping in your yard or you have decided to finally follow through with the creation of that garden you have been wanting, then you may find a dump truck service to be beneficial. While most people think of a dump truck being something that goes hand-in-hand with construction sites, they can be helpful with many other types of jobs and transporting certain materials to your property for you can be one of those jobs.
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  • Winter Selling Woes? How Landscape Lighting Can Help

    A pleasing appearance is one of the most important points involved in selling a home. In order for homeowners to encourage buyer activity, they must first entice them with the attractiveness of the exterior of the home and the grounds that surround it. In winter, however, the early arrival of dusk can prevent buyers from seeing your home's true beauty.  Luckily, you may be able to circumvent the negative effects of winter's short days with the help of well-placed landscape lighting.
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  • 4 Tips For Growing Your Garden With Seeds

    Having a garden can allow you to enjoy a variety of foods, plants, or flowers. One of the least expensive ways to start your garden is by using seedlings to do so. You can purchase these at a very affordable price, and this can help reduce the overall expense of your garden. However, it's a great idea to know tips that will allow you to have the most success when planting seedlings.
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  • Purchased A New Butterfly Bush As A Root? 2 Tips To Get It Started And To Keep It Healthy

    If you just purchased a butterfly bush as a root, it will take time for it to grow and start flowering. It will only grow well, however, if you plant it correctly and take care of it. To help your butterfly bush start blooming those beautiful flowers, below are some tips to get the root started, as well as keeping the bush healthy throughout its growing stages. 1. Start Out Small
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  • Are You Landscaping A Large Property In The Country?

    Have you recently bought a country home with large acreage? Perhaps your dream of leaving the hustle and bustle of city life has finally come true. If you are raising your children in the country, you are probably excited about them having natural surroundings as their play place. Planning what you'll do with your large acreage might be a bit daunting, but it doesn't have to be. From making a plan to buying a tractor, here are some ideas that might help you as you landscape your large property in the country:
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  • 5 Sneaky Reasons Your Grass Is Not Growing In Spots

    Got a spotty lawn? If so, it can make it really hard to compete with the pristine green of the neighbor's property. Even though at first sight spots of dead grass in your yard may look like they probably have a simple solution, dead spots in your grass can be much more complicated than just lacking water or too much sun. In fact, there are a whole list of reasons why your grass is only growing good in some spots and not others.
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  • How To Prevent Your Storage Unit From Becoming Unorganized

    Self storage units come in all types of sizes, with some of them being no bigger than a small walk-in closet. Your goal may be to cram as much stuff as possible into the small space that you have, but without a plan for organization, you'll be unable to find something when you need to get it out of storage. That's why it is so important to prevent the storage unit from becoming disorganized.
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  • Buy An ATV To Make Your Life Easier In The Garden

    All-terrain vehicles are often seen as having a solely recreational purpose, but the reality is that these rugged machines can play a positive role in a variety of work applications, too. If you're an avid gardener and have a fair amount of property with gardens spread throughout, buying a Polaris ATV can make numerous garden-related tasks easier and increase your enjoyment of the entire process. Visit your local Polaris dealer to look not only at the available ATVs within your price range, but also the attachments that can ease your gardening experience.
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  • A Few Tips For Caring For Your Lawn Mower

    A lawn mower can be an expensive device to purchase, but it may be essential for keeping your yard looking great. Sadly, there are many homeowners that can easily overlook some of the types of maintenance that these devices will require. To help you avoid inadvertently damaging your lawn mower, you should make sure to use the following few care and maintenance tips. Check The Fluids Before Each Use In order to function, a lawn mower may have a powerful motor that turns the blades that cut the grass.
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