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Plants for a Wildlife Pond

Backyard water gardens and ponds are popular landscape additions. Not only do they add an aesthetically pleasing element, but they can attract a variety of wildlife. The most effective wildlife ponds blend into an informal yard or garden…
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Raised Garden Beds

Do you want to have a garden, but don’t want all the maintenance? A raised garden bed may be the answer. Raised bed gardens are a popular way to grow plants, vegetables and flowers. Terrible soil, tree roots, lawn and weeds---they all become…
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Landscaping for Curb Appeal

A well-landscaped yard creates curb appeal and helps your property retain maximum value. According to the American Nursery & Landscape Association, improved landscaping can increase your property value by 7 to 14 percent and can make it…
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Put the Spotlight on Your Yard

With fall in full swing and winter knocking at our door, daylight becomes a rare commodity. Many of us leave for work while it’s still dark and then not return home until it’s dark again. A good lighting system can brighten up your home's…
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Prepare Your Yard for Winter

As fall progresses and temperatures drop, it’s time to get your yard ready for winter. It may seem like all activity has stopped in the garden, but a lot is still going on underneath the soil until it freezes. The following are some steps…