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Garden Lighting

topic analysis: Why You Should Convert To Solar Lights

If solar panels seem like an expensive proposition, start by using outdoor solar lights for your home. This simple addition is an inexpensive, easy, and cost-effective way to introduce yourself to solar energy.

Decks & Patios

Solid Alternatives to Wood Decking

Wood remains a common choice when it comes to decks. However, if you want to know about solid alternatives to wood decking, you’ll find this list helpful.

Garden Planting

Types of Maple Trees for Your Landscape Planning

Large trees such as maples offer important shade and beauty to any garden. And some maples grow very fast to provide the tree landscaping you need. But what makes the maple tree a favorite is a beautifully shaped leaf and the varying colors – especially in the fall.

Yard and Garden

The Backyard Mosquito – Our Favorite Outdoor Pet

Summer is a time to enjoy the outside. but watch our for the mosquito. It hovers everywhere looking for people like you to bite. That can make your outdoor fun unpleasant. So fight back with some mosquito control ideas inside with pics and resource information

Garden Planting

landscaping (perennial flowers) –      Getting Ready for Fall (and Halloween)

Getting ready for fall – in gardening and garden displays. The best flower to use are the chrysanthemums. Use them to celebrate fall colors and harvest.

Decks & Patios

How to Design Your Deck for Function and Aesthetics

When it comes to designing decks, function and form go hand in hand. At first, constructing one from scratch may seem like a daunting task. With proper guidance, however, any homeowner can turn a mediocre hangout spot into a useful and stylish extension of their living space.

Analysis Landscaping

photo analysis: Designing A Better Yard Drainage System (Infographic)

When it rains, you can expect the water to drain properly around your home and throughout your yard. But what if it doesn’t? Then we suggest you look through the infographic below for yard drainage solutions. It will protect your home foundation and yard from drainage issues.

Garden Planting

landscaping (perennial flowers) –      Delphinium Towers

Delphinium flowers – just when you need a burst of color that shoots straight up to the sky. These perennials make a great backdrop against a wall or fence.

Sheds

11 Cool Garden Sheds You Can Put in Your Backyard

Sheds are not just for keeping your gardening tools and equipment but can also serve a myriad of purposes. Garden sheds should be designed charmingly to enhance the overall look of the backyard of the house.

Outbuildings

Palisade Fencing for Your Home or Business

When it comes to home improvement, function can matter as much as form. While you want your building to be aesthetically pleasing, you also want it to be secure and safe. A fence is a great way to add style, security and privacy to your property.

Swimming Pools

How to Determine if You Can Build a Pool in Your Backyard

Swimming in a pool is a refreshing way to cool off during the summer months. It’s also a way to entertain friends and neighbors. However, you need to determine if your yard is suitable for building the pool that you want.

Garden Planting

landscaping (perennial flowers) –      Up Come the Cannas

Canna lilies – one of garden’s favorite summer perennial flower. They have beautiful, sub-tropical leaves with colorful flowers that continue to bloom.