Caring for Your Yard and Lawn


Landscaping around your waterfall or pond is an easy and effective way of adding beauty and value to your landscape. Whether your waterfall is a lavish or budgeted one, the addition of thoughtful landscaping around it can also help include an element of relaxation and tranquility. The following are some beautiful landscaping ideas and designs you can use, as well as ways to go about landscaping around your water feature. Pick a Style...

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Many elements make up a well-planned garden landscape, such as flower texture, structure, and scent. However, when designing your garden, you should consider color. Colors are an amazing way to add beauty to your landscape, as well as improve the feel and look of your home. Based on the primary colors on the artistic color wheel, many color patterns and designs can be constructed to give your garden the unique appeal that you desire....

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Landscaping around your waterfall or pond is an easy and effective way of adding beauty and value to your landscape. Whether your waterfall is a lavish or budgeted one, the addition of thoughtful landscaping around it can also help include an element of relaxation and tranquility. The following are some beautiful landscaping ideas and designs you can use, as well as ways to go about landscaping around your water feature. Pick a Style...

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Here in the Pacific Northwest, we’re blessed with an abundance of rainfall. Seattle, alone, averages 37 inches of rain, just 2 inches below the National average. We do get our dry months, however. Many Northwesterners prefer to let their lawn go when the sun shines, knowing it will be back as soon as the rains resume. In fact, letting it go dormant can be healthier than repeatedly rescuing it from disaster. The leaves might turn...

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Most of us have an abundance of “stuff” around the house—things we no longer want or use. Before tossing these discarded items in the bed of a truck and hauling them off to be used as landfill, maybe you can take a second look—they might be used as planters for your yard and garden. Here are a few suggestions: Your old canary, Petey, is long gone. What to do with his birdcage? Simply remove the top, line it with sheet moss from the...

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Planting an Edible Garden

Planting an Edible Garden


Posted By on May 10, 2018

The deck is built, the outdoor chairs and tables have been set out for use…now what? Why not plant an edible garden? Landscaping with vegetables and herbs is a fun and time-honored tradition. Herb gardens have adorned many a backyard, from village to the royal court. In earlier times, herbs took on religious significance, and were credited with providing protection from evil spirits, ghosts, and even the devil. Medieval Europeans...

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