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Why you shouldn’t DIY your water feature

Adding water features to your landscape design is a great way to improve your garden’s curb appeal. Additionally, water features such as ponds and fountains create a peaceful and soothing environment to relax in after a long day. However, many homeowners tend to DIY their water features to save money. Unfortunately, this isn’t a great…
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Get your backyard ready for spring!

With spring fast approaching it’s time to get your backyard and garden ready if you haven’t already. Here are a few ideas to get you started: Take inventory on your outdoor furniture and determine what needs to be replaced and what can be repaired. Figure out your yard’s sub-climate and plant perennials. Wrap a tree…
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How the use of natural stone can add so much to your garden

Natural stone is a versatile resource, one that can add a truly authentic aspect to many garden or backyard projects. For example, it can provide stunning paving around a pool or spa area or add an additional level of style to your decking. Of course, it’s a great choice for retaining walls to help a…
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Thinking of adding a backyard pool?

If you are, there are many different points to consider. These include technical considerations such as: Making sure you comply with all relevant zoning or building laws Possible relocation of, or need to work around, irrigation or utility lines …as well as aesthetic and practical possibilities: Assessing exactly the uses you’ll have for it –…
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4 things you need to do before installing a fence

Adding a fence to your landscape design is a great way to add privacy to your yard and increase security. However, installing a fence correctly requires proper planning and becoming familiar with guidelines, types of fences, and designs. Here are four things you need to do before installing a fence. Discuss your plans with your…