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Landscape maintenance tips

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Maintaining your landscape is vital to preserve its look and keep it from deteriorating. Many homeowners forget to maintain their landscapes because of their busy lives, resulting in a shoddy looking yard that isn’t appealing to look at. To maintain your yard, ensure all weeds are treated with herbicide or removed by hand. Weed removal…
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How landscape design can improve your property & save you money

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Landscapes can be a wonderful cosmetic addition to any property. Hiring a company like J & S Landscapes to install a custom, luxury landscape can do so much more than boost your property’s curb appeal. Landscapes that feature adequate vegetation can actually save you money. Landscapes can help save you money in the summertime by…
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A brief history of backyards

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When we think of backyards, we usually conjure images of barbecue parties and calm conversations while admiring the sunset. Before the 20th century, however, backyards weren’t places of leisure, but of tough labor. For households in the 1800’s, backyards served as small farming areas where crops and other vegetables could be grown to offset expenses.…
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Budget-friendly landscaping ideas

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Opting for cheaper landscaping alternatives doesn’t mean you have to settle for shabby looking landscape design. You can spend less on landscaping and still obtain an attractive yard. Here are various ideas you can make use of when aiming to save cash. Reuse and recycle items present in your garden Make use of natural lighting…
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Types of landscape designs

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Landscaping can be done in different configurations depending on the topography of your land. Before settling on landscape design, it is essential to go through each option to select one that best fits your lifestyle. During landscaping, you can work on a design as it is and avoid additions or customize a specific design to…
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Filling every nook and cranny

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Amazingly, this phrase was first used over six hundred years ago. If you haven’t heard it before, a nook described a distant corner and a cranny meant a small crack or gap. Put together, the phrase often means making something as full as possible or filling every space. This makes it a terrific descriptor for…
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Boost your curb appeal with landscaping

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You may be in love with the inside of your home, but the outside may be lacking. You want the front of your home to look appealing and to feel welcoming to visitors that may stop by. Boosting your curb appeal does not have to be challenging and can be as simple as hiring a…
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Why you should do landscaping before selling your house

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If you have any plans to sell your house, it can add to the value if you do some landscaping first. It makes your home appear more environmentally friendly, which is a big draw for potential buyers. In addition, landscaping benefits you because it makes your lawn healthier for you. It also keeps the air…
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Landscaping for the winter

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Landscape design doesn’t have to be skipped over during the winter. In fact, it can be an excellent time of year to decide what you’ll want in the coming months. You can take a good, long look at your yard and envision how you can redesign it. Something as simple as a garden structure can…
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Planting perennials in your landscape

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Perennials are common garden plants as they are easy to care for, dependable and come in a variety of textures and colors. If you are looking for a landscape design that doesn’t have exposed stems and branches, perennials are the right option. They don’t have to be replanted each spring as they die to the…
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Why it’s important to maintain your landscaped garden

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Whether you’ve designed your garden to be an idyllic, relaxing oasis or the perfect entertainment space for holding loud and lavish parties, you’ve gone to a lot of effort to get it just right and you want to enjoy it. That’s why regularly maintaining your landscaped garden is essential; it keeps everything looking pristine and…
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