Leaves: To Rake Or Not To Rake?

Every fall, homeowners are faced with huge piles of leaves. You not only have to deal with the leaves from your trees; you also have to deal with the leaves blowing from other people’s yards. Raking and bagging these leaves is a long and tedious business. Some experts say that this process is not necessary, […]

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Rose Of Sharon: The Hibiscus For Colder Climates

If you love the look of hibiscus flowers, but don’t live in a tropical climate, Rose of Sharon (Hibiscus syriacus), also called althea, may just be the perfect flowering shrub for your landscape. The profuse single or double flowers appear in late summer in shades of white, pink, rose, purple and blue. They are not […]

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Tips For Safely Felling A Tree Yourself

If you have a dangerous tree in your yard, you may want to remove it before it falls over on its own. You want to bring down the tree safely and under control so that you don’t end up with a tree on your house or car, or tangled up in power lines. If you decide […]

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Landscaping Your New Home On A Tight Budget? What Will Give You The Biggest Bang For Your Buck?

Purchasing a newly-constructed home can be an exciting time in your life, giving you the opportunity to put your own personal touches on an empty canvas. However, landscaping with a blank slate and limited budget can pose some challenges, especially for first-time homeowners who haven’t had much experience in landscaping previous rental homes or apartments. […]

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