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The Art Of Landscaping Your Apartment Building

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An apartment building owner faces some unique challenges when it comes to landscaping the property. While landscaping may seem like a simple and forgettable part of preparing your property, it can actually affect your profit margin in many ways. Poor landscaping choices can make your apartments look dated, seedy, or uninviting. Good choices can increase curb appeal, add to your rental prices, and reduce hazards. Here are 5 pro tips for any apartment owner. Read More»

3 Of The Biggest Reasons Having A "Bad" Tree Removed Is A Good Idea

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Most homeowners plant trees around their home because they expect the tree to provide some type of benefit. Whether it is shade in the summer, landscape improvement, or otherwise, there are a lot of good reasons to plant trees. However, just the same, there are trees that turn out to be really bad ideas. And these trees are definitely landscape features that you don’t need to allow to hang around. Here is a look at three of the biggest reasons having an unsightly, unbeneficial tree removed during tree removal is a good idea. Read More»

Get Your Lawn Ready For Fall With These Awesome Tips

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Are you falling in love with the fall season? If so, your excitement and adoration for the cooler temperatures, colorful leaves, and autumn produce may have you distracted. Some people pay close attention to their lawns in the spring and summer, but they make terrible blunders in the fall and winter. The following are a few tips you can use to protect your landscaping in the fall. Grass You may not realize that mowing your lawn as autumn creeps in can protect your grass. Read More»

4 Signs It's Time To Skip DIY Methods And Call Pest Control Services

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Protecting your home from unwanted insects and small furry creatures is important. There will be times when you can handle these critters on your own. It is important, however, to know your limits and to call pest control services when warranted. These professionals will safely be able to rid your home of menacing creatures.  Daytime Pests Whenever you spot a pest during the daylight hours, you’ll need to call an exterminator. Read More»

3 Tips for Making Your Yard Look Better

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If you want to increase the value of your home, one way to do so is by working on your lawn. This can make your home look much more attractive and is sure to make it more valuable in the process. There are a multitude of things you can do that will enable your yard to look better. Taking the time to invest in your lawn and knowing what to do can pay large dividends for you in the long run. Read More»

Two Reasons Why You Need Professional Lawn Care Services

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When you purchase a house, the appearance of the dwelling is about so much more than just the physical structure.  An unkempt yard can make even the most beautiful home appear ragged and neglected, causing your home value to plummet along with possibly decreasing the value of the houses around surrounding yours.  That’s why it’s so important for you to invest in professional lawn care services.  Use this information to learn why lawn care service is absolutely vital, and why you need to add it to your list of mandatory expenses. Read More»

Irrigation And Plant Choice Considerations For A Dry Flower Bed

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While the purpose of an irrigation system is to keep your landscape consistently watered, some plants don’t like or require consistent watering. There are some wonderful flowering plants that actually prefer dry conditions, which requires special irrigation design considerations. Plant Water Requirements: Getting Into the Zone Irrigation system design is so complicated that entire college courses are taught on the subject. One very important element is watering zones, which involves the separation of the system by using multiple timers to determine the rate and frequency of watering for each type of planting area. Read More»

Why Hydroseeding Is A Good Technique For Growing Grass

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Are you tired of looking at a yard full of dirt and want to grow beautiful grass? You might want to invest in hiring a contractor to perform hydroseeding on the soil. Hydroseeding is a worthy investment for your landscape because it will include numerous benefits. Basically, a slurry of grass seeds, fertilizer, water and mulch will be sprayed onto your soil. Take a look at this article to learn why you should grow your grass through the hydroseeding process. Read More»

Want to Dive into Each Holiday Season with Festive Landscaping? 3 Plants to Grow

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Some people love warm climates, and with them it is easy to enjoy year-round color in your garden. If you prefer cold climates and live in one of the lower hardiness zones where it gets below freezing, your options for colorful plants take a major decline, but you can still get festive during the holiday season. It is important not to grow just any plants if you expect to have a lovely landscape come wintertime. Read More»

Hire A Tree Pruning Service As Soon As You Plant A Dwarf Apple Tree To Maximize Production

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Planting a dwarf apple tree in your yard this spring will let you pick apples – just like those grown in orchards – for many years. To get as many apples as possible, you’ll need to have the tree pruned in a particular way. In addition to being a great season for planting, spring is also an excellent time of year to prune trees. Here’s how to ask a tree pruning service to shape your dwarf apple tree so it gives you many apples. Read More»