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Landscaping

Lawn Care vs Landscaping: What is the Difference?

Lawn Care vs Landscaping

Unless you live in the middle of a desert and have rocks for a yard, you should know a thing or two about lawn care vs landscaping. The big question is: do you see the difference between the two? Many people confuse landscaping for lawn care and vice versa.

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Landscaping

Best Time to Put Down Grub Killer and How Often it Should Be Added

Best Time to Put Down Grub Killer

Grubs can turn into a homeowner’s worst nightmare. You’ve probably heard of grubs, or maybe even dealt with grubs in the past, but what exactly is a grub? Grubs are larvae of various types of insects – June beetles, Japanese beetles, and chafers.

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Top 9 Best Lawn Grub Killer Products

Top 9 Best Lawn Grub Killer Products

Grubs can definitely be scary to have, especially if you take pride into having a nice and well maintained yard. They can be a nuisance and cause chaos to your yard and garden if action isn’t taken. Of course not everyone is keen on using chemicals to kill grubs that nest in your yard, but sometimes it’s necessary for getting them out of your yard. If your yard is starting to show signs of fading colors, loose soil, and other symptoms that may indicate you have grub worms, then action should be taken with the best lawn grub killing product. 

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Key Advantages of Using Gypsum as Soil Amendment for Gardening and Farming

Key Advantages of Using Gypsum as Soil Amendment for Gardening and Farming

Having a great looking garden and lawn can make you feel much better every time you’re outside. And with summer just around the corner, everyone will be enjoying the warm weather much more. So while you’re out grilling some burgers make sure your lawn and garden look great. One way to do that is by using gypsum as a soil amendment. There are many advantages to using this popular product in your lawn and it’s even used regularly in farming. As you may know having the proper nutrients in the soil is key to growing anything properly. Too much nitrogen or sodium in the soil can be a disaster and keeping a proper balance can sometimes be difficult. However, using gypsum can help to reduce nutrient runoff dramatically and keep your soil balanced better and longer. Using agricultural gypsum can give your lawn and garden a healthy and amazing looking garden.

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Skip the One Size Fits All When it Comes to Railings on Your Home

There are many places on your home that can benefit from exterior railings. From the patio where family barbecues happen to the upper story porch on your home. Chances are you’ve seen many of the railing systems that are used on these areas. In fact, there are basically on a few styles that the majority of home owners choose today simply because they don’t realize some better, much better, is out there. Getting exterior railings on your home doesn’t need to be a one size fits all, but a custom railing solution that makes your home look great. 

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Pergola or Patio Cover: Which is Best for Your Home?

Want to add value to your home while providing shade, weather protection, and style?

A pergola or patio cover is the way to do just that.

Shade is important for so many reasons, including sun protection, comfort, and temperature control. Did you know that in addition to helping prevent skin cancer, shade keeps an outdoor area up to 20 degrees cooler?

Adding an outdoor structure to shade your windows will help you save on air conditioning costs as well.

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Adding Year Round Color in Your Flower Beds

Having a garden and flower beds that bloom in the Spring can fill the air with an aroma that pleases the nose. And with colorful flowers blooming and bursting with color it makes for a wonderful view of nature and it just makes you feel all warm inside. Having a garden or flowerbed like this can really bring a lot of attention to your home and certainly some neighbors complimenting you. The problem that most people have however is that they want these blooming flowers and colorful flower beds throughout the year and not just in the Spring. But in order to do that you’ll need to know a bit about landscape design and how it will help your home’s flowerbeds. 

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