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How To Grow Hydrangeas

Hydrangeas are a beautiful plant. They can add color to any garden, producing large flower bulbs. With so many attractive options to choose from, there will be an option to suit anyone. Also, because the Hydrangea is so hardy, they can be grown in a range of locations. But how can you grow this plant to your garden? Let’s look at some of the things that you need to know.

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10 Lawn Maintenance Tips to Keep Your Yard Healthy

Lawn maintenance is a tiring but necessary task that you should keep track of. Allowing your lawn to become unhealthy can be costly, and could lead to a complete overhaul of the entire thing. Remember that there are many factors that you need to consider for your lawn maintenance, such as soil nutrients, sun, and water.

You also need to know what type of lawn you have to care for it in the most appropriate manner. If your lawn is looking unhealthy due to poor maintenance, here are some tips to keep your yard healthy:

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Landscaping Ideas For Your Rental Property

The affordable price and spacious confines of a rental unit attract potential tenants, but savvy landlords understand it’s the amenities that motivate tenants to sign on the dotted line. From offering storage space to creating a pet-friendly environment, property managers have many ways to attract tenants. Perhaps no other amenity appeals more to tenants that the landscape surrounding your rental property.

You do not have to sculpt a backyard that looks like the landscape surrounding the Sistine Chapel. According to Utopia Management, you can enhance the value of your rental property by using a few simple, yet highly effective ideas.

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8 Ways to Efficiently Transform a Crumbling Garden

Getting a house with an added garden is a dream of everyone. Nobody would say no to a lovely yard at the back of the house with areas for growing plants and paving pathways for landscaping, some nice tress, etc. However, not all gardens come fully furnished and well kept. Almost all old houses include destroyed backyards with overgrown grass and trees.

Dealing with your garden must be the first thing to do on the list as a bad one can make way for dangerous pests and insects inside the home. Whether you’re a garden fanatic or not, the end result of the makeover will satisfy you with the help of the following quick tips and tricks:

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How To Keep Your Grass Green During A Heatwave

We might adore the long, hot summers but one thing around the house generally isn’t so keen - our lawns! Perfectly green, pristine grass lawns are something a lot of gardeners aspire to. After all, there’s nothing like the look of a beautiful expanse of turf to be a cool oasis, an escape from a busy world, and the ideal summer backdrop to all those garden parties and barbecues we have planned for the season.

Over time, however, hot and dry weather can cause parched, yellowed and thinning grass that looks less than impressive. Believe it or not, grass can actually get stressed by hot weather, leaving you with a lawn that is more patchy than palatial. So how can you best preserve your lawn during a heatwave?

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Time to Part Ways: 6 Signs a Tree Has Served Its Course

A tree plays a major role in the environment. It provides oxygen to the inhabitants of the planet. It offers a home to various creatures of the planet. It can also provide security to prevent the land from eroding away in a storm or flood. One of the greatest benefits a tree provides is its majestic beauty.

A tree is a wonderful addition to any property. It offers value and beauty that cannot be found anywhere else. Unfortunately, there are times when a tree must be removed. Often, this is to prevent dangers and damage. It is important for property owners to understand these signs and take action before further problems arise.

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It’s Spooky Season! 5 Halloween Decoration Ideas for a Fun and Festive Day

From pumpkins to skeletons, spooky season has a lot to offer. Click here for some Halloween decoration ideas that you won't want to miss.

Spooky season is here and it's time to get festive.

Whether you want to create an entire spider-filled graveyard or a small centerpiece for your dining room table, this list has it on hand.

Read on for five spooky Halloween decoration ideas.

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Starting A Flower Garden: Essential Tips For Beginners

Your landscaping aspirations start at a blooming flower garden. Starting a flower garden is both fun and rewarding- when you see the plant starters morph into gorgeous, beautiful smelling buds, the validation you get is unparalleled.

This might seem like a mammoth task in the beginning, but with the right guidelines, and essential beginning techniques, it is surely achievable. Here we have compiled the steps for you!

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Making a Small Yard Look Bigger

Making a small yard look bigger seems impossible at first. And while we agree that it can be challenging, it’s not impossible. You can make your small yard look bigger if you follow at least some of the tips mentioned below. Bear in mind, not all of you will be able to put all of these in practice. In some cases, it’s because of the location, in others, well, you will see for yourself below.

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Atlanta Living: 3 Cheap Do-It-Yourself Landscaping Ideas

By now, you already know that Atlanta offers different gardening opportunities depending on the season. In January, for example, English daisies and pansies are the best flowers to plant. Mid-January, you can try planting turnips, radishes, cabbages, broccoli, and some leafy greens.

Come February, you can start planting sweet peas along with winter daphnes, garlic, onions, and English peas. There is a perfect flower or vegetable to plant every month, and the planting season doesn’t end until December. And if you’re done planting, maybe you’re in for some DIY landscaping, too.

Any seasoned gardener or landscaper will tell you that your home’s landscape is not only about haphazardly positioned shrubs and trees. Even if it’s a DIY project, you need to carefully plan it out.

You need to do lots of research, too! On top of it all, since it’s a DIY project, prepare yourself for some real soil work. The effort that needs to be put in is not a problem for a hobbyist. The pleasure they get from seeing the result of their efforts is enough reward for their hard work.

The truth of the matter is, if you want amazing landscaping, it won’t come cheap. However, if you plan thoroughly, you can bring to life an amazing outdoor setting with a little upfront cost. Here are some ideas to help you out.

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