Growing up I was lucky enough to have parents who encouraged me to play outside whenever I could and let me get dirty when I wanted to (and didn’t let me have a cell phone until I was 18, so that may have contributed to my amount of outside time). My summers were spent riding… Read more >
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Now that the summer is really heating up, most of us are trying to spend as much time outside as we can, especially at night when it’s a little cooler. With the right lighting, you can add on hours of useable outside time. Lighting can be added to pathways and stairs for easy accessibility, accentuate… Read more >
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To keep your irrigation system functioning properly throughout the year, follow these maintenance guidelines. Familiarize yourself with your controller manual. This will help you make needed seasonal adjustments. If you notice that your system is turning on and off at the wrong times, make sure that the correct date and time is set on the… Read more >
Once you’ve harvested your veggies, what do you do with all of the scraps? You might compost them or throw them out like most people. But did you know that there are some vegetables that you can regrow instead of having to sow new seeds or buy new starts? Before you throw your next harvest… Read more >
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A contemporary landscape design is one that’s classified as having a simple and minimalist feel. It makes use of native plants and sustainable materials. It is commonly characterized by single specimen plants and mass plantings and sometimes incorporates metal and concrete into the design with accents of wood. Because of the minimalism and simplicity in… Read more >
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