How to Water New Sod after Installation

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One of the most important steps after installing your new sod is watering.  This process is not always as simple as one may think.  These new sod watering tips will ensure proper root development and a healthy new lawn… Use a sprinkler Setting a sprinkler ensures that watering is done evenly in the entire lawn.  […]

Homemade Playground Ideas for Kids

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Having kids is a blessing, and watching them play can be so exciting. However, it will be necessary to have something very important for them to do like providing them with fun activities to make sure that they are active and are not getting bored whenever they are at home. Whenever holidays are on the […]

Easy Growing Vegetables in Texas – Onions

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Growing Onions Some plants are easier to grow than others. Easy growing vegetables are abundant in Texas, but one in particular is easy to grow and a common item in our diets. Onions are an easy to grow cold season crop because of their hardiness. Start planting onions early in the spring and harvest in the fall […]

Best Outdoor Potted Plants in Full Sun

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A home or perhaps commercial establishment must have attractive surroundings. Therefore, many people choose to plant trees, grass, flowers, together with other types of foliage. Outside potted plants are perfect to start with because they do not require one to have a lot of knowledge. Put simply, much deeper grasp of gardening and landscaping cannot […]

How To Properly Apply Lawn Fertilizer

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To avoid striping or burning, set your spreader settings according to the fertilizer manufacturer recommended settings.  Often fertilizer has the specific settings for different spreaders right on the bag. If it’s not there, contact the manufacturer of your spreader for help on how to properly apply lawn fertilizer. What To Avoid No overlap. Overlap gives […]

First Spring Lawn Mowing

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When your lawn snaps out of it dormancy, it will be quick to start growing and will need of some tender loving care. If you fertilized your lawn properly in the fall, then it will start growing as soon as the temperature hits around 65 degrees in the spring. Aside from getting a good soaking […]

Easy Winter Landscaping Ideas

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Landscaping During The Winter Months Winter is typically drab compared to the other 3 seasons, but a well planned landscape keeps the color in your landscape.  Adding just a little bit of color changes the balance of your yard. The color of these plants and the blanket of snow enhances your picturesque winter landscape. Easy […]

5 Easy Ways To Save On Lawn Care

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Lawn care is not rocket science and these 5 easy ways to save on lawn care will keep your lawn looking fabulous year round.  Aside from mowing your lawn more often with a little taller blade because the longer blades will absorb more sunlight to sustain proper photosynthesis.  Photosynthesis is the process plants use to […]

How to Fix a Patchy Lawn

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Please Feed Me Even the healthiest lawn gets hungry and needs a solid meal. Twice a year, spring and fall, is the bare minimum most experts recommend for fertilization, though some add a feeding in the middle of the summer. But beware the common N-P-K (nitrogen-phosphate-potassium) fertilizers popular with most gardeners, says Gary; they don’t […]

10 Insect Repelling Plants

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10 Insect Repelling Plants A great list of insect repelling plants that you can use in and around your house to help keep mosquitoes and other insect pests away.  They vary in strength, but all of them work great to plant in your landscaping area. 10 insect repelling plants  Basil Repels mosquitoes & flies. The intense scent […]