Types Of Lawn Seeding

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Grass is probably one of the most widespread plants in suburban and urban areas, and it creates large green spaces on lawns in a manner that no other type of plant could. However, in order to transform a browning lawn or an empty stretch of dirt into a lush green carpet, you will need to have it sown with grass seeds. There are three main methods of sowing grass, each of which carries a distinct set of characteristics and drawbacks.

30 August 2017

Minimizing The Effect Of Water Runoff With A Topographic Survey

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There are many situations that require owners of undeveloped real estate parcels to order a survey. Title insurance companies have strict survey requirements on properties that are insured. Governmental agencies are also likely to require a survey before approving a significant development project. Due to the complexity of commercial land surveys, title insurance companies require surveys to be conducted in accordance with a set of minimum standards. The current set of standards was developed by the American Land Title Association (ALTA).

27 August 2017

Signs Your Tree Might Be Dying

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Trees are sometimes difficult to understand. They add beauty and variety to your landscape, but they can also be tricky to prune and train properly. One of the most confusing aspects of caring for a tree is knowing when the tree is at the end of its life. You might wonder if the tree could bounce back with good pruning or more water or better fertilizer.  If you have a tree that seems to be struggling for survival, here's how you can know if the tree can be saved or if it really is dying and beyond help.

15 August 2017

3 Tips For Turning Your Back Yard Into An Outdoor Living Space

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Outdoor living spaces are a popular trend for landscaping because it is a way to enjoy your back yard while incorporating functionality. When you are transforming your back yard, there are certain features you need to consider to help the space meet your needs: Decide On The Configuration Some homeowners want their outdoor living space to be an extension of their house, while others create a separate space with its own look and feel.

15 August 2017

What Are You Doing Wrong With Your Landscaping?

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Some homeowners believe that the occasional trim of the lawn is enough to maintain its curb appeal. However, your lawn needs far more attention and without it, your home could quickly become the eyesore in the neighborhood. In lawn care, the mistakes you avoid are just as important as what you do. To help you make the right maintenance choices, here are some mistakes to avoid. Drenching the Lawn in Water

15 August 2017

Tips For Keeping Your Landscaping Looking Great

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As a homeowner, it is likely an important goal for you to keep your landscaping in good condition. This will help to keep your plants and property looking as attractive as possible, but it is a task that can require far more planning or work than you may have anticipated. Be Mindful Of Where You Place Larger Plants When you are deciding on an overall design for your landscaping, you may want to add many large bushes and trees.

13 August 2017

4 Landscape Design Ideas That Require Little Maintenance

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Looking for ways to change the look and feel of your property without having to worry about long-term maintenance requirements? Here are a few fun ideas that may be right for you: Enclose the Property With Trees An excellent way to improve curb appeal, increase privacy, and enhance weather protection for your property is to enclose it with a variety of trees. Lining the property with trees will give your property some extra depth while slowing down strong winds and rains that could damage your home or other features in the yard.

8 August 2017