11 Trees & Plants to Add to Your Landscape for Brilliant Fall Color

Posted by Laine Smith on 9/17/16 11:29 AM

The colors of autumn are approaching quickly. If your yard falls short each year when it comes to the crimsons, purples, oranges and yellows of the season, there's still time to plant so you can enjoy them next year. Add these trees and plants to your fall landscaping checklist for colorful foliage.

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11 Ways to Prepare Your Landscape & Lawn for Autumn

Posted by Laine Smith on 9/4/16 9:14 AM

As the leaves begin to turn, you may not have the same excitement for autumn gardening and landscaping tasks as you do for the spring growing season. Regardless, taking care of your garden and landscaping now will contribute to a better looking lawn and garden come springtime. Here are several ways to get your landscaping and garden ready for the cooler weather.

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Making Home Improvements: 6 Ways to Add Privacy to Your Outdoor Living Space

Posted by Laine Smith on 8/24/16 1:17 PM

Living in an urban or suburban area sometimes means compromising on a few of your home’s factors. Privacy is one of them. Even if your immaculately landscaped yard is something worth showing off, feeling like you’re on display can be a damper on outdoor living. Here are several ways to make your backyard more secluded.


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First-Time Homeowners: Which Mulch Type Is Right for Your Landscaping?

Posted by Laine Smith on 8/14/16 10:32 AM

As your garden beds need replenished or revitalized, take the time to think about which type of mulch is right for your landscaping needs. Mulch not only gives your curb appeal a boost, it also has several benefits to improve the health of your plants, including moisture retention, soil temperature control, weed suppression, erosion control, and soil nutrients. Here's how to pick the right mulch for your plants and personal preference.

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8 Ways to Boost Curb Appeal on a Budget

Posted by Laine Smith on 8/6/16 12:34 PM

Did you think home staging was just for home interiors? Whether you’re preparing to sell your home or just want a better view when you pull into your driveway, use these tips to stage your home’s exterior and instantly boost curb appeal.

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12 Landscaping & Gardening Hacks Every Homeowner Should Know About

Posted by Laine Smith on 7/23/16 9:30 AM

Sometimes life gets in the way of tending to and caring for your garden. Luckily you don't need to have a green thumb to keep your garden lush. Use these tips and tricks to help minimize maintenance of your landscape and garden beds.

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9 Home Improvement Projects to Tackle Over Your Summer Staycation

Posted by Laine Smith on 7/20/16 11:33 AM

 Staying home over your summer vacation? Why not utilize that PTO with some value-adding home improvements. We've compiled a list of projects you can complete within a few days time and still get in some much-deserved rest and relaxation.

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4 Essential Tips for Landscaping a New Construction Home

Posted by Laine Smith on 7/17/16 1:56 PM

You’ve considered and decided every miniscule detail of your new home build from windows and doors down to the number of electrical outlets in each room, but now you have a whole new blank canvas to tackle, your landscaping. Here are some tips for starting out the process.

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9 Mosquito-Repelling Plants & Herbs to Place Around Your Outdoor Living Space

Posted by Laine Smith on 7/1/16 10:30 AM

Feel like an insect magnet the moment you step outside your home? While eliminating standing water in your yard will help keep mosquito breeding grounds at bay, studies have shown these plants and herbs can serve as natural insect repellants.

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9 Do's & Don'ts of Landscaping & Lawn Care for the First-Time Homeowner

Posted by Laine Smith on 6/26/16 10:00 AM

Owning your first home can be overwhelming as you adjust to the new responsibilities and tasks of homeownership. While you’re busy turning the interior of your house into your own home, don’t neglect the view of from the curb. Here are some beginner’s tips for making wise and budget-friendly choices when it comes to your landscape.

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