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The Perfect Type Of Grass For Your Landscaping Project

The Perfect Type Of Grass For Your Landscaping Project

Grass, like most plants, needs specific conditions to thrive. By picking a type of grass that is well-suited to the soil, position and climate you can get a great looking lawn.......[Read More]
What Does Fertilizer Do to Grass?

What Does Fertilizer Do to Grass?

Adding a fertilizer to your lawn will make the grass greener and stronger, as long as you apply the right amounts of the right kind at the right time. With so many complications, it may be helpful to understand what each component of lawn fertilizer does so you can better understand your overall law......[Read More]
Zone 5 Landscaping Plants

Zone 5 Landscaping Plants

Black-eyed Susan is a vibrant landscape plant that thrives in USDA zone 5.black eyed susan flower image by Jim Mills from Fotolia.comLandscape plants vary from evergreen shrubs to flowering perennial flowers. They beautify areas like garden pathways, entrances and patios. If you live in.........[Read More]
How to Put Blades on a Riding Lawn Mower

How to Put Blades on a Riding Lawn Mower

The blades on your mower need to be as sharp as possible to prevent tearing the grass from the lawn. Sharp blades cut the grass evenly and clean, preventing damage to the grass that may cause disease. The mower blades should be checked every season for any dull points, large chunks of metal missing ......[Read More]
How to Make Outdoor Log Furniture

How to Make Outdoor Log Furniture

Historically, log furniture was crafted for form, function and durability. As a natural, easy-to-obtain material, logs were used to make bed frames, benches, tables, sofa frames and sturdy chairs, bookcases and cabinets. Outdoors, logs were used to construct tables, benches, gazebos and lawn swings.......[Read More]
How to Grow Alligator Juniper From a Seed

How to Grow Alligator Juniper From a Seed

Alligator juniper, or Juniperus deppeana, occurs naturally in the mid-elevation woodlands of the southwestern United States and Mexico. The common name refers to the rough, deeply fissured bark found along the trunk, which resembles the tough, leathery hide of alligators. Many gardeners throughout t......[Read More]
How to Add Urea to Compost

How to Add Urea to Compost

Composting is an ideal way to recycle scraps and yard waste so they do not end up in landfills. During the fall, many people like to put their raked leaves into compost bins but they also want to speed up decomposition of the leaves into compost. Urea is the ideal additive for compost bins with leav......[Read More]
How to Make Your Own Gelatin Room Deodorizer

How to Make Your Own Gelatin Room Deodorizer

To keep your home smelling fresh and clean, you do not have to rely upon store-bought deodorizers. These pre-made products can be costly, in addition to often relying on artificial chemicals to be effective. With just a few simple ingredients, you can make a safe and effective room freshener.......[Read More]
Do You Smell That? It’S The Smell of Spring!

Do You Smell That? It’S The Smell of Spring!

Dating back as far as the Egyptian era, aromatic plants have been a hot topic in the gardening community. However, unlike the Egyptians, you aren't expected to cultivate them for medicinal use in Nashville. Instead, ... ......[Read More]
Information on Landscaping Plants

Information on Landscaping Plants

There are several plants used in successful landscaping.decorative landscaping 7. image by mdb from Fotolia.comWhether for a home or a building, selecting the right type of landscaping plants can be a challenge. A number of variables must be considered, including the temperature of the.........[Read More]
How to Lay a Flagstone Walkway

How to Lay a Flagstone Walkway

Flagstone walkways are made for pedestrians around building compounds. They should be easy to tread on without slipping or tripping. This is especially so for old and young people.......[Read More]
The Art Of Brick Paving Installation: Exploring Popular Paver Patterns

The Art Of Brick Paving Installation: Exploring Popular Paver Patterns

Brick paver designs and patterns are the perfect way to express a homeowner's personal touch while beautifying their deck, patio, driveway, or any part of the home. Here we'll explore some unique patterns to help customize your living space.......[Read More]
Garden & Patio Decorating Ideas

Garden & Patio Decorating Ideas

Capture your personality in your patio decor.patio image by ded from Fotolia.comYour garden and patio is a place to relax and enjoy your outdoor environment. Think of it as another room of your home, and decorate it in a manner that invites visitors and family members to pause and stay..........[Read More]
The Benefits of Concrete Pavers

The Benefits of Concrete Pavers

When it comes to paved surfaces, a variety of materials can create an attractive look for your yard. Natural stone and brick are often used, but there are drawbacks to these materials. Concrete pavers, which are individual paving stones made from concrete, are an ideal alternative and have many adva......[Read More]
How to Store Firewood Outdoors

How to Store Firewood Outdoors

One of the drawbacks of utilizing fire wood involves the amount of space it requires to store it. Many people opt to store firewood in a secure outdoor location. However, certain procedures must be taken to ensure your firewood remains dry. Damp firewood emits less heat and more smoke than dry firew......[Read More]
How to Design School Grounds

How to Design School Grounds

The grounds around school buildings can provide safe and secure opportunities for students to enjoy the environment, exercise, socialize and continue learning outside of the classroom. Even the smallest space has endless possibilities. Ask your students what they want from the outdoor space. Form a ......[Read More]
How to Transplant Vinca Minor

How to Transplant Vinca Minor

Vinca minor, more commonly known a Periwinkle, is a flowering perennial with glossy green leaves. It has blooms ranging in shade from pale lavender-blue to deep purple-blue. Vinca grows by sending off training shoots that root themselves as they come in contact with the soil. Because of its hardy ha......[Read More]
How to Calculate the Cost of a Chain Fence by Linear Foot

How to Calculate the Cost of a Chain Fence by Linear Foot

Having a chain fence around your yard or garden area helps keep your property private. It also helps ensure that small children or animals cannot leave the yard area without you letting them out. When buying a chain fence, you should know the total cost based on how many linear feet you are buying. ......[Read More]
A Guide on Creating Backyard Patio Design

A Guide on Creating Backyard Patio Design

Producing backyard patio area layouts has always been considered as one of the most interesting and difficult crafts one could engage themselves in. Additionally, when you think of an excellent layout, it will surely meet ... ......[Read More]
How to Make Odor Control Charcoal Air Filters

How to Make Odor Control Charcoal Air Filters

When guests enter your home, one of the first things they notice is how your house smells. You may not notice the way your home smells because your nose has gotten used to the odors, regardless if the odors are good or bad. To help alleviate the odors in your home, make charcoal air filters to help ......[Read More]