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By: Mike Scott
The Blackhaw viburnum (Viburnum Prunifolium) could be considered a plant for beginners. Every landscape should have at least one viburnum, why not the Blackhaw? I don't know how you can make a mistak (read entire article)
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By: Kimberley Ennett, MLA, ASLA
Many times I have been asked what is the difference between a landscape architect and a landscape designer. Hopefully the following will answer this question.The American Society of Landscape Archite (read entire article)
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By: Darryl Scott
If you've ever wanted to improve the look of you lawn there are a few things you can do to maintain your lawn on a weekly basis without doing any major work often required to recover a damaged lawn.La (read entire article)
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By: Andrew Caxton
Electric Lawnmowers Are the Silent Workers.In the countryside, there are no high-rise buildings. Each house is a stand-alone one with neighbors spread apart by at least 10o yards. This leaves great ch (read entire article)
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By: Toni Salter
December is quiet in the garden, so it's a good opportunity to attend to some of those "must-get-around-to-doing-sometime" jobs in the garden. A good purge and clear up is often in order, especially f (read entire article)
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By: Steve Boulden
Landscaping fabrics are by no means an answer to a no maintenance landscape. I know a lot of folks are under the impression that they can simply buy it, place it, cover it, and forget it. Forever.Firs (read entire article)
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By: Yvonne Cunnington
There's nothing more festive than several amaryllis plants contributing their rich burst of bloom to your house during the holiday season.Amaryllis may look exotic, but the bulbs are easy to grow. The (read entire article)
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By: Herbert Benjamin
Are value, workmanship, quality and beauty worth the price of admission into the world of investing? Are the master paintings of the art world worth millions? Can you get in on the ground floor of in (read entire article)
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By: Tor Eivind Bjaaland
A fence can be useful for several things like privacy, weather barrier, and containment for children or just for decoration. Your imagination is the only thing that's limit the design. You can get som (read entire article)
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By: Rose Smith
As westerners, we are often compelled to try to control and plan all design aspects of what we want when constructing something. We try to anticipate every little detail so we don't make a mistake. Al (read entire article)
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By: Deirdre Jones
If you do a lot of gardening, then you'll definitely want a good pair of gloves to protect your hands. You may be thinking, “Aw, but I love the feel of dirt on my hands.” There's nothing like ru (read entire article)
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By: Michael McGroarty
You are welcome to use this article on your website or in your newsletter as long as you reprint it as is, including the contact information at the end. Website URLs must be active links. You are we (read entire article)
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By: Hans Dekker
What type of lawn care works best for you depends on the time and money you decide to put into your lawn. If your lawn is your hobby, you can spend thousands of dollars and hundreds of hours of time o (read entire article)
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By: Delmar Germyn
This is a simple to do project that will get you fantastic compliments. You will be asked to “make some for me please”. When you hear that you know you did it right!Getting started.. You will (read entire article)
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By: Jacqueline Carroll
Roses can do more than grace our landscapes and floral designs. Like its cousins the apple, pear, peach and cherry, roses produce a fruit. Rose Hips are a valuable source of vitamin C, containing as m (read entire article)
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By: John Morris
There are times that we can never curb the forces of nature. This just goes to show that nature is, indeed, powerful and can destroy anything and everything. So, the only way we can do is to provide p (read entire article)
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By: Jacqueline Carroll
Don't let the delicate appearance fool you! These little gems are hardy enough to grow outdoors in zones 6-10 without winter protection, and with a good cover of mulch they will survive winters as far (read entire article)
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By: Donna Evans
The Use Of Color. Color can capture and hold your attention almost more than anything else in your landscape. It also gives landscapes definition and interest and adds another dimension to the landsca (read entire article)
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By: Delmar Germyn
I am going to try to tell you in as few words as possible, how vacuum formed molds are made.The first step is making the "buck". This is the name of the piece that the forming will be done over.This (read entire article)
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By: Bryan Falls
Gorillas and house buyers do not mix. A gorilla lounging on the couch quickly dampens potential buyers enthusiasm about purchasing your home. Not that it is really the gorilla's fault. Guerillas and (read entire article)
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By: Kathy Burns-Millyard
Decks and Patios don't count towards square footage in your home, but they sure do go a long way towards making a home feel larger, more inviting, and fun. Decks and patios can be wonderful places to (read entire article)
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By: Jim Reinhardt
It is important to understand that a lawn that is easy to care for and gives you the health and beauty you desire is dependant on several steps including those that occur before you make your first ap (read entire article)
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By: Lance Winslow
While traveling the US and occasionally taking the back highways one might have seen an interesting trend. That is the proliferation of the Lawn Garden tractors. They are everywhere and on any weekend (read entire article)
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By: Kevin Brown
You have spent hours of time and quite a lot of money on getting your back yard just right. The trees are lush and green, the flowers are blooming and everything looks beautiful. The only thing missin (read entire article)
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By: Jack Gordon
Through the use of various mediums pertaining to the outdoors, like hot tubs and patio furniture, one can relax and enjoy nature. Don't stay confined to four walls and a roof, breathe and inhale the f (read entire article)
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By: Jim Kennard
Do you wish you could grow a sustainable vegetable garden? Now you CAN have a sustainable garden of your own in a very small space. And it can be fun and productive!Let's think for a moment of what m (read entire article)
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By: Doug Green
You can hear the wailing from here. “Why aren't my bulbs blooming?” “There are a lot of leaves on them but not a single flower.”The overall cause of a bulb not producing a bloom is either the (read entire article)
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By: Gerry Fung
Traditionally, preformed ponds are large shells, which are extremely burdensome and difficult to transport. For example, a typical preformed pond kit would come in a box that is 60” x 48” x 24” (read entire article)
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By: Samantha Stevens
Spring is the season to start planting seeds for the future. For me, the ultimate Magic Garden would be planted using the Feng Shui bagua as a guideline for the boundaries of the plot and incorporate (read entire article)
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By: Judy Williams
Tired of tomatoes that are rock hard and taste like cardboard? Stupid question! Use these tips to grow your own tomatoes bursting with flavour.Tomatoes are the most popular home garden vegetable gro (read entire article)
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By: Donna Evans
When you want to create a beautiful and functional landscape, the task may be overwhelming. Before the first shovel of soil is turned, close your eyes and picture your dream garden. Begin by asking wh (read entire article)
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By: Steve Hattrick
First, some background on PINE WOOD. Pine is a naturally soft wood which continues to "breathe", based upon changes in the local (home, office, store, etc.) humidity and temperature. On the individual (read entire article)
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By: Debbie Rodgers
To many people, wood is the quintessential building material for furniture, both indoor and out. There's a wooden furniture form to suit every budget and dcor -- from rustic twig loveseats to classis (read entire article)
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By: Mike Yeager
Landscape lighting can add a beautiful quality to any home. There are many choices available to someone who is considering it. Landscape lighting, and any outdoor lighting, can help protect a home as (read entire article)
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By: TC Thorn
Believe it or not, landscaping can be an important part of a good home security plan. A burglar who is "casing the joint" from the street will choose the house with tall shrubs and trees that provide (read entire article)
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By: Ken Austin
What is more beautiful than seeing a home or building with an arch of climbing roses in the landscaping? Climbing roses are one of many plants that branch out and intertwine themselves among arches, (read entire article)
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By: Jim Kennard
Now's the time to get ready to grow your own seedlings! It's not really difficult, and can extend your growing season by many weeks. For example, by planting brassica's (cabbage, broccoli, and caulifl (read entire article)
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