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Increase Your Enjoyment of Outdoor Space

Increase Your Enjoyment of Outdoor Space

by Guest on Mar 4, 2010

Your yard is meant to be enjoyed by you and your family. And, how you and your family decide to do this is completely a personal choice. So, take a minute to think about your family as well as your current circumstances and determine how you can maximize the pleasure of your yard. Continue reading →

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All You Need to Know about Creating a Pond

All You Need to Know about Creating a Pond

by Guest on Mar 15, 2010

Adding a water feature to any garden provides an attractive focal point and a habitat for wildlife creatures. It does take time and effort to properly build and maintain a successful pond. Below you can find advice on where to locate your pond, how to build it and how to efficiently maintain it. Continue reading →

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Artificial Grass and Turf FAQs

Artificial Grass and Turf FAQs

by Guest on Jun 7, 2010

There are many plus points in installing artificial grass and turf on a lawn. Here are some FAQ's relating to fake grass and turf. Does the grass have a directional pile? Yes, this method is increasingly popular and the installation time is very little. If purchasing a product with a low fibre height it may be necessary to install rubber matting first. Continue reading →

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A Garden Office and its Domestic Carbon Footprint

A Garden Office and its Domestic Carbon Footprint

by Guest on Jun 16, 2010

How can we conserve energy at home and in our garden offices and other domestic buildings? There has been much talk about renewable energy and new technologies such as ground source heat pumps and greywater recycling for use around the home. Most new domestic technologies are still in the development stage, and have twenty or thirty-year pay-back periods. Continue reading →

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Hedges and Hedging Plants

Hedges and Hedging Plants

by Guest on Jun 21, 2010

Hedgerows date back thousands of years. There is evidence that Romans planted thorn hedges to provide boundaries to estates. Hedges were first introduced for privacy and security and they are still two of the biggest reasons for garden hedges today. Continue reading →

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How to Build a Barbecue

How to Build a Barbecue

by Guest on Jul 21, 2010

An old-fashioned brick barbecue transforms your back garden into an open-air kitchen. Friends and family can enjoy countless hours of fresh air while meals cook on the range. Simple bricklaying techniques can be used to adorn your garden with an attractive and functional brick barbecue. Continue reading →

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The Right Soil and Site Preparation are the Key Ingredients to Success

The Right Soil and Site Preparation are the Key Ingredients to Success

by Guest on Aug 3, 2010

The best way to ensure you have a beautiful lawn is to prepare your soil and perform the proper site preparation before the lawn is seeded. If these two things are done properly lots of maintenance and money will be saved over the life of the lawn which can be decades. For grass to grow properly it needs four things: air, water, sunlight and nutrients. Continue reading →

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Aerating Your Lawn

Aerating Your Lawn

by Guest on Aug 3, 2010

Lawn aeration is beneficial when the soil has been compacted. Soils get compacted for a number of reasons: sports, car or other vehicle traffic and parking or wet, poorly drained soil. Think about a football field. All that activity compacts the soil which kills the grass. Continue reading →

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How Different Wall Fountains Materials Give Alternative Benefits

How Different Wall Fountains Materials Give Alternative Benefits

by Guest on Oct 23, 2010

The beauty of wall fountains is there are so many different styles and materials they can be placed in any environment and will blend into their surroundings perfectly. Within this article we will take a look at the different materials which can be used to build the fountains and the benefits of certain types and where they can be best used. Continue reading →

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How to Install Landscape Edging

How to Install Landscape Edging

by Guest on Nov 24, 2010

If you want to go about and make sure that you add a finishing touch, then you should go about and make sure that you add the landscape edging. This is all it takes. While it will take you a while to install it, then you will find that once you do this, then you will be happy that you did so. Continue reading →

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