Landscape design ideas

One garden does not fit all. A trip to any home and garden show bears that out – and adds to the confusion. So, let some things be your guide: • Invest in landscaping software or downloads. Inexpensive, it will help intelligently plot a design in form and color. Some even let show the future by aging the plan. • Green, water-saving designs are commonplace now. The continent is divided into Horticultural Zones which recommend the plants best suited to…

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Landscape for Life: How to Eat the Backyard

Many homeowners today choose to incorporate attractive fruits and vegetables into their backyard landscaping. These plants help homeowners save on groceries during the growing season and provide a satisfying connection to our food chain that’s lacking in the grocery shopping experience. They also provide a sense of security for those concerned about rising food costs and the uncertainty of the times we live in. Consider the following seven edibles when planning your backyard garden. Strawberries: Blossoms are small white or…

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Luxury Metal Railings: The Modern Way to Protect and Beautify Your Home Garden

Today, homeowners take gardening seriously. It is habitual for a home gardener to spend long hours tending to flowers, fruits or vegetables in their garden. Taking into account, the time and effort put into bringing the crops to perfection; a gardener’s natural response to treacherous intruders that spoil their harvest is “revenge.” Although many homeowners install garden fencing and a gate to protect their investment, gardening experts prove the strategy inadequate. On the contrary, many building experts say the disadvantage…

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Tips for splitting wood

It’s the middle of winter and if you haven’t already gotten a heating oil bill, consider yourself lucky. I’ve gotten 3 already. With each one I just think how much money we spend on keeping ourselves warm in the winter. Now I don’t go overboard either. The house is set to about 64. There’s no Bahama rooms that are set to 70 or higher. I tried to reduce the amount of heat loss in the house by sealing windows, filling…

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