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Outfit Your Garden Area with a Potting Shed

A potting shed is an outbuilding designated specifically for gardening tasks. That includes, but certainly isn’t limited to, potting and re-potting plants, starting seedlings, hardening off seedlings before planting them outdoors, and tool storage and maintenance. While different gardeners have different gardening needs, there are a few must-have amenities that everybody should be sure to…


How to Start a Successful Garden

The key to successful gardening is preparedness. Whether you’re thinking about starting a garden or have been tended your own garden for a few years, the best thing you can do is plan ahead. Start your garden now. Waiting until the first day of spring to begin your garden puts you behind schedule. Since you’ll…


The landscape designer they would hire again

Your landscaping makes a huge impact on the look and function of your property as a whole, and it is well worth the effort it takes to keep it looking as good as possible. However, while there are more than enough landscaping companies to go around, some projects are too large or too involved to…


Landscape Architects

If you’ve just bought a new house, take a look out your back window. Is your plot simply a pile of dirt ready for planting? Or if it’s already seeded or laid with sod, does your land still look more like a fairway than a lawn? Though there’s nothing wrong with green grass, there’s more…


How Do I Create a Small Garden with Difficult Soil?

Don’t blame yourself if you’re having trouble sustaining your yard. It doesn’t mean you lack a green thumb or can’t keep the simplest of species alive. The number one problem in any kind of landscaping is soil. Unless you live in a fertile part of the country, there’s a good chance you’ll run into difficult…


Backyard Swing Sets and Kid Slides

With the enormous amount of children’s products available today, deciding what to spend your money on can be difficult. As a parent, you want something that will be durable and provide a lot of good times for your kids. When sifting through the wide variety of games and toys, many find that the things they…


Natural Grass Putting Greens: The Rewards and Drawbacks

One of the good things about choosing a natural grass putting green is that the initial installation is usually cheaper than the synthetic alternatives. You’ll want to resist, however, the urge to try to install the green yourself. More goes into installing a putting green than special grass and a good mower. Installation A sand…


Heirloom Gardening Tools

Gently worn tools are the hallmark of the true gardener. There’s a patina on the garden tool handles laid in by firm hands over years of digging, turning, cultivating and filling in. Your investment now in good quality gardening tools will last for generations. A gardener’s tools should match the gardener’s strength and style of…


Lawn Irrigation The Fast Track to Healthy Grass

No matter what kind of house you live in, a green, healthy lawn is always the perfect compliment. When it comes to curb appeal, your grass, plants, trees, and shrubs are more than half the battle. Pulling the hose out every time you need to water is a hassle that many homeowners would rather do…


Landscape Your Yard with Raised Bed Gardening

Few gardening practices offer you more benefits than choosing a raised garden bed as one of your primary landscaping techniques. From a practical standpoint, you’ll have healthier plants and easier landscaping to maintain. And from an aesthetic point of view, by being creative about the materials you build raised beds out of and where you…