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Improve Your Backyard With A Little Water


Landscaping your Austin, Texas backyard is both an art and a science. It’s an art because you want your yard to look as good as possible throughout the year, and it’s a science because you need to know what plants grow in your...

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Add Real Value To Your Home With A Garden


For many Texans, gardening is a passion.  Putting on those thick gloves, getting those knees dirty, and digging into that soil gives folks a chance to enjoy the outdoors and make the world a greener place one plant at a time.  However,...

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Irrigation Help and Solutions for Grounds of Any Size


Irrigation is a helpful way to control the amount of water that is used to water plants at regular intervals. However, you may find that using an irrigation system may pose some problems or challenges for you in the process. A Few Facts About...

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DIY Garden Trellis to Enjoy Beautiful Veggies


With spring here, it is time to begin planting our gardens so we can enjoy those fresh and beautiful veggies. The warmer weather is the perfect time to create and cultivate our gardens, and a garden trellis is a welcome addition. What You Will...

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Your Summer Garden Needs an Irrigation System


With spring here, it is time to begin planting our gardens so we can enjoy those fresh and beautiful veggies. The warmer weather is the perfect time to create and cultivate our gardens, and a garden trellis is a welcome addition. What You Will...

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Tips for Maintaining Your Irrigation System


Irrigation is a helpful way to control the amount of water that is used to water plants at regular intervals. However, you may find that using an irrigation system may pose some problems or challenges for you in the process. A Few Facts About...

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4 Ways to Plant Ornamental Grass


If you are looking for an aesthetically pleasing way to add some texture to your landscaping, then ornamental grass is a good option to consider. Ornamental grass typically has narrow leaves and parallel veins and has been gaining in popularity over...

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June Bug Patrol - What they are and how to get rid of them


If you are a gardener, then you are probably already well aware of what a bug infestation could mean for your garden. It could be quite the devastating blow if it is not caught early on and could cause a lot of problems if it is left untreated. June...

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6 Shrubs to Brighten Up Your Yard


Shrubs are a very diverse and beautiful choice for the yard because of the vast array of different sizes, shapes, and foliage that they have to offer. The right kind of shrubs can turn any drab and mundane yard into a beautifully landscaped...

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Austin Tree Guide Part 3: Maintaining Your Trees


After planting the native trees you have chosen in your yard and ensuring that they are in their proper position and planted in an ideal location, it is time to look at how you can maintain your trees to ensure their successful growth. Use Proper...

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Austin Tree Guide Part 2: Caring and Planting Your Native Trees


If you are ready to care and plant your native trees in Austin, Texas, and are ready to move forward in creating a sustainable landscape, then read on for a few helpful tips and advice to help you do so. Planting Your Tree After you have selected...

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Austin Tree Guide Part 1: Native Texas Trees 101


If you live in the Austin, Texas area and have been considering planting a few trees, this article will be able to answer some of the questions you may have regarding the trees that are native to the area, as well as some other useful information as...

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Rid Your Backyard of Chiggers


Chiggers are tiny, practically microscopic mites that can be found in the yard and they are also very closely related to spiders and tend to make their homes in grasses and bushes all over the country. There are many other names for these small...

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Make the Most Out of Your Patio


The home’s patio offers a beautiful and functional space and should be treated as an extension of the rest of the home. It offers a good area to entertain friends and family and also provides a good retreat. To get the most out of your patio,...

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15 Beautiful Container Plants to Brighten Up Your Backyard


Container gardening is an easy and creative way to liven up an otherwise drab outdoor space. It is also relatively inexpensive to do, and there is a large variety of different containers you can choose from to brighten up your space. The Advantages...

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